Born on May 31, 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia Normani Kordei Hamilton, commonly referred to as Normani, is an accomplished artist and former member of the hit girl group Fifth Harmony. She comes from African-American, Native American, and Polynesian descent. Due to Normani’s Multiracial heritage being an integral part of her identity, it has greatly influenced her creation of art. Additionally, she has advocated for increased representation and diversity within the music industry.

Normani gained fame as a member of Fifth Harmony after they formed on the reality show “The X Factor” in 2012. Once they found success on the show, they became a worldwide sensation with sensational song like “Work from Home”. When the group took a break in 2018, Normani started her solo career, showcasing her skills as a singer, dancer, and performer. In 2019, she released her first solo track, “Motivation,” which received widespread praise for its catchy melodies, dance moves, and lyrics. Normani’s unique artistry combines R&B, pop, and dance, while also breaking barriers as a multi-talented artist with diverse heritage.

In addition to her accomplishments in the music industry, Normani has achieved remarkable progress in the realm of entertainment. She has been featured on the front pages of esteemed publications, worked alongside acclaimed artists, and captivated audiences with her dynamic performances on prominent platforms. Through her unwavering commitment to her artistry and her unwavering support for inclusivity and representation, she has become an inspiration for aspiring artists and a prominent influencer in championing diversity and empowerment not only in the music sphere but also in other domains.

Elle Pierre
Project RACE Teen Vice-President

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