9 November 1988 |
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
|Labels||Chameleon Entertainment/Island Def Jam|
Nikki Williams (born Nicole Williams on 9 November 1988) is a South African singer-songwriter.
Williams was born and raised in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She has two older sisters who live in South Africa and a younger sister, Jade Williams, who moved to the USA with her and her mother, Mandy Morgan (previously Williams) when Nikki was 16 years old. They lived in Los Angeles for 7 months and then moved to Nashville TN. Several years later Nikki relocated to Los Angeles, she met Breyon Prescott and signed with his label Chameleon Entertainment/Island Def Jam.
Her second single "Glowing" was released on 4 December 2012. The song was written by Williams, Arnthor Birgisson, Daniel James, Leah Haywood, Bebe Rexha and Sandy Vee, and produced by Vee. It debuted at No. 48 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart later reaching No. 3 It also reached No. 21 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart, and No. 1 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.
Her third single "Thank God It's Friday" was released on 15 November 2013 along with the lyric video which was posted on her VEVO page that same day.
Williams has been working on her debut album, which was expected to be released in 2016.
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