Since starting her solo career just last year, singer and songwriter Normani shines in the music industry with hit singles and an anticipated album within the first half of this year.
As a soloist, Normani Kordei Hamilton has worked with popular artists such as Sam Smith in Dancing with a Stranger and Khalid in Love Lies, which became a Top 10 in Billboard’s Hot 100 and was certified two times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Normani’s music reaches a variety of genres as she tests different sounds while finding her voice as a soloist. With afrobeats inspired Checklist featuring Calvin Harris and WizKid and emotional contemporary R&B in Waves single with 6LACK, Normani proves that through touching on different influences, her music has no limits.
First known for being a member of girl group Fifth Harmony, Normani began her singing career in 2012. However, after the departure of member Camila Cabello in 2016 and later announcement of an indefinite hiatus of the girl group, Normani along with the other members of the girl group ventured onto solo careers.
As Normani continues reaching new heights in her solo career, she also highlights how her experience in the music industry differs being a young black woman. She has spoken up about her insecurities within the music industry, making it her responsibility to work to be a positive role model for the black community in mainstream media.
Normani’s performances are also anticipated as an opening act for Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour and the 2019 Essence Festival. Her passionate Love Lies performance with Khalid at the 2018 Billboard Awards serves as a preview of Normani’s music and performance skills, gartnering anticipation audiences in with her talent.
Normani continues to preview her involvement in her solo career, being part of the music making process and writing her own music for her upcoming album. Normani proves to audiences that there’s more illustrious music to expect as she progresses in the industry.