Demystifying Kelly Rowland’s Mega Solo Success

Written by on January 22, 2020

Kelly Rowland is synonymous with blockbuster girl group success, having been one of the founding members of Destiny’s Child,one of the most successful girl groups of all time. What to say about a girl group would later go ahead to sell 60 million records worldwide. After the group parted ways in 2006,the world was hell-bent in seeing how their solo careers would pan out. Their 2-year hiatus from 2002-2004 affirmed that each of them was a force to reckon with,as each of their solo albums had immense success.

That Kelly Rowland’s solo career is one that many can only dream goes without saying. While her first album was laden with gold-selling ballads like Stole, her second album came bearing more a more upbeat direction and spawned hit singles like Like This featuring Eve and had her get compared to her former groupmate,best friend and fellow music icon Beyonce.


When Love Takes Over and Consequent EDM Success

One of the biggest highlights of her career and grave chart success was she linked up with renowned French EDM DJ David Guetta on When Love Takes Over, that has been rated one of the best dance recordings of all time. The song went on to be certified 7 times platinum and earned the pair a Grammy nomination for Best Dance Recording at the 52nd Grammy Awards. The song also peaked at number on the UK Singles Chart. Following this success,Kelly’s next album was heavily inclined on EDM spawning hits like Commander,that saw Rowland and Guetta reunite.


Sexual Innuendo-Laden Music

One overlying attribute about her music that cannot go unnoticed is her sensual music and the accompanying borderline raunchy videos to boot. A la Motivation,Lay It On Me, Ice, and Kisses Down Low, she must know all too well a thing or two about heating things up in the bedroom. The videos do not leave anything to chance either. From a scantily-clad Kelly to bare-chested boys,she epitomises sexiness.


Bangers On Bangers

Kelly Rowland has courted immeasurable chart and commercial success.Enter Dilemma, Motivation-arguably her signature hits. The former won her and Nelly a Grammy Best Rap/Sung Performance. The latter also snagged the same nomination at the 54th Grammy Awards.

She has been a constant judge on both The X Factor and The Voice Australia,performing and judging concurrently. Her Christmas-themed movie Merry Liddle Christmas premiered on Lifetime last month.




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