She performed gospel music for much of her early life.
In 1999, Williams became a backup singer for R&B artist Monica.
(December 13, 2007 to March 9, 2008) She acted in the musical, "The Color Purple," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Jeannette Bayardelle, Felicia P.
Born in 1980, Michelle Williams started singing as a child.
She then joined Destiny's Child the following year.