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Kimberley Dawn Locke (born January 3, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter, TV presenter, and model.
She has performed in both dance and pop genres, and has aimed at the adult contemporary radio style.
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In 2003, the Diva.Locke gained fame thanks to her appearance in the American Idol television series in which she came third.
In 2007, she gained national attention for her role in Celebrity Fit Club.
Locke was born in Hartsville, Tennessee, to Donald and Christine Locke, and she is the second of two children, with an older brother named Ashley. The majority of their lives in Gallatin were spent by her brother and herself. Locke weighted began singing in church at the age of five. When she was eight years old, her parents divorced.
Locke grew up admiring Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Patti LaBelle, and Diana Ross. Chandra Boone, Selina Robb, and Nacole Rice, a childhood friend, formed a group named Shadz of U, which performed at many local churches. The group appeared on Locke's 2007 True Story album, as well as singing backup on Everyday Angels.
Locke attended Gallatin High School, where she was one of 16 students to participate in the school's performing group. She remained in the company throughout her high school years. She was also selected twice as a member of the All-Middle State Chorus. She began working in Nashville as an administrative assistant after graduating.
Locke, a 2007 American Idol finalist, is an alumna of Belmont University in Nashville.
The reality TV singing competition American Idol held auditions in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 30, 2002, for the show's second season. Locke was accepted into the next round, and the show was broadcast in December. She came in third, behind champion Ruben Studdard and runner-up Clay Aiken. She has since been invited back to the show to appear twice (seasons 3 and 7).
Locke went on to sign a historic contract with Curb Records on September 6, 2003. One Love, her debut album, was released on May 4, 2004. "8th World Wonder" debuted on the top of the Billboard Hot 100, was also very popular on other charts, and it made it to the UK charts. As singles, "Wrong" and "I Could" were followed by "I Could."
Locke unveiled her version of "Up on the Roof" in the fall of 2005, and by the end of the year, it had risen to the top of the Adult Contemporary (A/C) charts by the end of the year. Locke's "Jingle Bells" was released in the first year and dominated the same charts the following year. On November 6, 2007, the first Christmas album, which was only available digitally, was released.
On May 1, 2007, Locke's second album, Based on a True Story, was released. "Supa Woman," the album's first lead single co-written with her co-writers Damon Sharpe and Mark J. Feist, was released on August 7, 2006, on radio. On January 15, 2007, "Change" was first broadcast on radio. The album's next single was a recreation of Freda Payne's "Band of Gold," which was announced on radio on August 13, 2007, and became Locke's sixth solo A/C Top 10 hit. "All," co-written by Clay Mills and also recorded by country music artist Clay Walker, was the album's third single. This album's three singles debuted on the Billboard dance club chart, at number one.
Locke left Curb Records in 2009 as the first artist to sign Randy Jackson's Dream Merchant 21 record label and released the single "Strobelight" on April 6, 2010. Locke said, "We live in a world where people go to iTunes and download the songs they want. "We live in a world where people go to iTunes and download the songs they want."
Locke revealed I AM Entertainment, her latest entertainment company, in a press release in 2011. "Four for the Floor," her first solo release from her new company, was released on July 19, 2011. Locke unveiled a cover of Silver Bells on November 1, 2011, which was followed by an I AM Entertainment produced music video. Fans selected Locke's next single during the summer of 2011. The winning song was "Finally Free," which was released with a complete remix set in 2012.
Locke teamed up with British production group Cahill in 2013 to debut "Feel the Love," a 3 Beat Records track that was exclusive to the United Kingdom. Both the Club and Pop charts in the United Kingdom appeared on the chart, and Billboard's World Dance Chart ranked the song at number 29.
Locke began collaborating on her forthcoming album in 2015, which would feature songs she co-wrote with Bill Grainer.
Locke's single "Raise Your Hands" was released in 2018. "Sleep Tight Baby Bright," her first single off her forthcoming album of lullabies, debuted in 2019.
She has released two more studio albums in 2021. You're My Baby, her first album of Children's music, was released in May and her second album of Christmas music, Christmas Is Here, on which she collaborated with Brooklyn-based band EMP3 was released in September. The album's title track, a recreation of a Donna Summer original song from her 1994 album Christmas Spirit, was chosen as the lead single.
Locke was also keen on becoming a television actress when pursuing her musical career. Locke has appeared on many television shows since 2005.
Locke was invited to co-host twice more on Good Day Live in August 2004. She appeared flooring on Family Feud and hosted Word Slam!, a GSN live game show, in 2005; an accompanying documentary with Locke aired on the cable channel in September. Aren't You That Girl?, a new reality TV series, captivated Locke's development on her second album and preparations for her forthcoming wedding. The engagement was later called off and the venture was cancelled. Locke was a judge and co-host on the short-lived reality-show competition "Little Talent Show" during MTV's early fall 2006 lineup.
Locke was a member of Celebrity Fit Club in 2007. Dustin Diamond, a fellow cast member who has consistently insulted Locke, has been the object of her derision. All other contestants were forced to leave the stage due to the ensuing debate. Celebrity Fit Club's season finale aired on June 17, 2007, attracting 2.7 million viewers, the show's highest audience yet.
In March 2007, Locke appeared as a guest co-host of The View. She appeared on "Don't Forget the Lyrics" inious April 2008. With her winnings to benefit Camp Heartland, she will be able to support Camp Heartland. She was the first contestant to attempt the million dollar song on television in history. Despite being unsuccessful, she was given $100,000 for her achievements. Locke begged that she would recover the $400,000 she lost when she unsuccessfully tried to win the million dollars.
Locke became one of the hosts of the Gospel Music Channel's Talent Show Gospel Dream 2009 on June 24, 2009.
Locke appeared on Celebrity Ghost Stories on September 11, 2010.
She has also appeared on ABC's Windy City Live, Hallmark's The Greatest Show, and GSN's Word Slam. She appeared as an expert judge on NBCUniversal's Next Great Family Band in 2013.
Dr. and the Diva cohosts Locke with Dr. Steve Salvatore. In the fall of 2019, the daytime talk show began, and it addresses health, food, fashion, and fitness.
Locke began co-hosting TV infomercials for kitchen appliances, which were originally launched by chef Emeril Lagasse.
Locke made her Broadway debut in 2019 as a special guest of Kristin Chenoweth in her one-woman show For the Girls.
"The Sum of All Parts," she introduced the following year, "traces the personal journey down her very own yellow brick road," she described from being raised bi-racial to being connected with "American Idol" to being immersed with "American Idol" to discovering herself in the music that reflected throughout her life." She hosted an evening of intimate storytelling in which she recalled several of her own heroes and remembers Etta James, Judy Garland, and others.
Locke would make her musical debut in 2022 as the lead role in Summer's The Donna Summer Musical is a film performed in The Netherlands Primates. Locke plays Diva Donna, who plays Summer when she first begins her career. Locke praised "Donna Summer's inspirational life and pioneering talent opened the way for many of today's best vocalists." She has left an indelible mark on music and culture, and I'm excited to share her tale with visitors around the world on the glorious Norwegian Primates."
Locke was a member of the Ford Models' 14+ Division from 2005 to September 2006. She has appeared boiling on the pages of Figure magazine and Uneq magazine's summer 2007 issue. She has also worked as a spokesperson for Lane Bryant and Seven7 Jeans.
Locke decided to stick to Jenny Craig's diet plan while filming for Celebrity Fit Club, which was a huge success. Locke was given a contract as a spokeswoman with Jenny Craig in December 2006. Kimberley weighed in at 149 pounds at the end of filming for the film, down a total of 27 lbs. She started weighing 176 pounds at an early age. Kimberley is pictured at 141 lbs., only three pounds away from her target in the People magazine's September 10th issue. Locke announced on October 8, 2007, that she had finally met her 40-pound weight loss target on her official MySpace blog.
Locke appeared as the centerfold of Us Weekly's "Diets That Work" issue in January 2008. Locke was named the winner of the top five celebrity diets of 2007, with Locke being the top five celebrity diets of 2007. Ellen DeGeneres was so impressed by the film that she requested Locke to appear as a special guest on a new episode of her popular daytime talk show. The episode aired on January 10, 2008, and the following day was broadcast.
Locke enrolled at Belmont University in 1999 and graduated in August 2001 with a bachelor's degree in Management. Locke, along with partners Eric Kupferberg, Liam Harvey, and Jim Stake, opened the Croton Creek Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Croton Falls, New York, in December 2006.
Locke founded I AM Entertainment in 2011.