Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child Celebrates Release of Solo Debut Album, Simply Deep, With Chicago In-Store

WHO: Kelly Rowland, of Destiny's Child


   WHAT:    An in-store fan meet & greet celebrating the release of her
            eagerly-awaited solo debut album, Simply Deep

   WHERE:   Virgin MegaStore, 540 Michigan Avenue

   WHEN:    Thursday, October 24, beginning at 5pm (Crews to arrive by 4pm)

Kelly Rowland, of Destiny's Child, will celebrate the release of her eagerly-awaited solo debut album Simply Deep with an in-store appearance and fan meet and greet at Chicago's Virgin MegaStore. Kelly's new album features her smash hit duet with Nelly, "Dilemma," which has spent 11 weeks at #1 on the Top 40 Rhythm chart, 10 weeks on the Crossover chart (it's now at #2), and 9 weeks on the Urban chart (where it's #3). "Dilemma" is a #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100. "Stole," the latest single from Simply Deep, is already lighting up the airwaves, climbing the charts, and kicking out a video that can be seen on MTV and BET.

As a founding member of Destiny's Child, Kelly Rowland burst onto the music scene in 1997 with the group's multi-platinum #1 single, "No No No," from their self-titled debut album. Destiny's Child has been awarded numerous gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications from the RIAA, selling more than 20 million albums worldwide. Destiny's Child has won multiple Grammys, American Music Awards, Billboard and Blockbuster Awards and has been awarded the coveted NAACP Image Award. Survivor, the latest Destiny's Child album, has achieved 4x platinum status.

Kelly Rowland can be seen on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn," and "Saturday Night Live" in upcoming weeks.

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SOURCE: Columbia Records

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