Kimberley Dawn Locke (born January 3 1978 in Hartsville, Tennessee) is an American adult contemporary pop/R&B singer and plus-size fashion model. In recent years, Locke has had five consecutive top 10 Adult Contemporary hits, including two #1 songs.
She gained fame with her participation in the 2003 American Idol television series, and in 2007 garnered media attention for her participation in Celebrity Fit Club.
Locke was born to Donald and Christine Locke, respectively a truck driver and a clothing warehouse worker for the Gap/Old Navy distribution center in Gallatin, Tennessee. She is the second of two children, with an older brother named Ashley (both of whom are biracial; their father is African-American and their mother is white). She and her brother spent most of their life in Gallatin. At age five, Locke began singing in church. Her parents divorced when she was eight years old.
Locke grew up admiring such singers as Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston and Diana Ross. In 1987,...
Track listing: 8th World WonderHave You Ever Been in LoveWrongI CouldWithout You (feat. Clay Aiken)It's AlrightCoulda BeenBeforeYou've ChangedNow I Can FlyI Can't Make You Love MeSomewhere Over the Rainbow