For a decade she was mostly known as ‘the other member‘ of super-group Destiny’s Child. Mostly overshadowed by Beyoncé’s massive success, Kelly’s impressive discography may be easily overlooked. After almost a decade, Kelly Rowland has quietly become a force to be reckoned with. # 1 singles both in Europe and the US, Grammy Awards and album sales, she’s had them all. And with her single ‘Motivation‘ from her new album ‘Here I Am‘ reigning at # 1 on the Billboard R’n’B Charts for 7 weeks this year and out-performing all of Beyoncé’s singles from her new album ‘4‘, Kelly seems to have finally gotten out of Beyoncé’s shadow. It’ll be interesting to see Kelly and Beyoncé fight it out for the Best R’n’B/Soul Female Award at the 2011 American Awards, as they’ve both been nominated in the same category, pitching them against each other.
In the meantime Kelly unleashes a scorching new video for her second single ‘Lay It On Me‘ featuring Big Sean, where Kelly gets steamy with a host of men in different stages of undress, and an elephant as well! (omg?)
Kelly’s looking fantastic y’all, and she reminds me of a young Janet Jackson steaming it up back in the day. Lets see if this one hits # 1 like ‘Motivation‘ did.