|Birth name||Kimberly Michelle Pate|
|Born||March 4, 1978|
|Origin||Memphis, Tennessee, United States|
|Genres||R&B, hip hop soul, Soul, hip hop|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, record producer, entertainer|
|Associated acts||R. Kelly, Usher, Missy Elliott, Trina|
Kimberly Michelle Pate, (born in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A) or more commonly known by her stage name K. Michelle is a singer of R&B and Soul music as well as a songwriter. She first received notice in 2009 with the charting single Self Made (featuring Missy Elliott).
K Michelle's career started when she signed to Jive Records in December of 2008. She released one official song "How Many Times" before being bought out of her contract by RCA Records in October of 2011.
K. Michelle has collaborated with artists such as R. Kelly, Trina, Usher, Gucci Mane, Akon and Missy Elliott with her music making the Contemporary R&B charts several times. Michelle lists her influences as R. Kelly, Whitney Houston and Mary J. Blige
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
K. Michelle is also a cast member on the VH1 reality TV show called Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (Season One) and will be in the cast of season two.
|2009||"Self Made" (featuring Trina & Gucci Mane)||89|
|"Fakin' It" (featuring Missy Elliott)||100|
|"I Just Can't Do This"||53|
|2011||"How Many Times"||53|
|"MP3" (featuring Akon)||—|
|2012||"Kiss My Ass"||—|
- ^ a b c d "K. Michelle Chart History (Peak Dates)". Billboard.Com. http://www.billboard.com/#/artist/k-michelle/chart-history/1357444?f=367&g=Singles&sort=date. Retrieved September 15, 2012.
- ^ "K. Michelle: “I’m the Happiest I've Been in My Career”". bet.com. August 2, 2011. http://www.bet.com/news/music/2011/08/02/k-michelle-i-m-the-happiest-i-ve-been-in-my-career-.html. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
- ^ Danielle Canada (July 1, 2011). "K. Michelle Says “Fawk Jive Records”, Talks R. Kelly Mentorship, Crush On Lupe Fiasco". hiphopwired.com. http://hiphopwired.com/2011/07/01/k-michelle-says-%E2%80%9Cfck-jive-records%E2%80%9D-talks-r-kelly-mentorship-crush-on-lupe-fiasco-video/. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
- ^ Bryson, Derrick (2010-09-01). "K. Michelle on Her New Album 'Pain Medicine'". Essence.com. http://www.essence.com/2010/09/02/k-michelle-on-her-new-album-pain-medicin. Retrieved 2012-09-13.
- ^ "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta » Cast › K.Michelle". vh1.com. http://www.vh1.com/shows/love_and_hip_hop_atlanta/cast_member.jhtml?personalityId=15530. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
- ^ "K. Michelle Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. http://www.billboard.com/#/artist/k-michelle/chart-history/1357444?f=367&g=Singles. Retrieved August 29, 2012.