Monica began performing as a child and became part of a traveling gospel choir at the age of ten and signed to Arista Records at 13.
Monica has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, including over 10 million units in the United States alone.
3. Jordin Sparks
Jordin rose to fame after winning the sixth season of American Idol; at age 17, she became the youngest winner in the series’ history.
4. Jordin Sparks
Sparks has gone the independent music route but she is still hugely popular with her fan base.