During their hiatus, she released her debut solo album Heart to Yours (2002) which topped the US gospel album chart and became the best-selling gospel release of the year.
Also in 2002, Billboard, named her the fifth Top Gospel Artist of the year and she received a MOBO Award for "Best Gospel Act".
Making her acting debut on Broadway in Aida (2003), she has since starred in the sitcom series Half & Half (2006) and the musical productions; The Color Purple (2007), Chicago (2009–10), What My Husband Doesn't Know (2011) and Fela! Furthermore, she was a featured judge on MTV's Top Pop Group, a contestant in series 8 of Strictly Come Dancing and co-stars alongside Deitrick Haddon in the Oxygen reality television series Fix My Choir.
The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry her...
“So many people would flip but if the couple at some point announced they were engaged I’d be happy,” tweeted one fan. On Wednesday, Michelle Williams’s rep said “no comment” when asked whether the 36-year-old singer was tying the knot.
Ex-Destiny child member, Michelle Williams has found love in the heart of a Nigerian-born NFL star, Adewale Ogunleye aka Wale Ogunleye.
the weekend, the former destiny child member who recently turns a gospel singer (Michelle Williams) took a romantic tour to Wale Ogunleye’s country of birth, Nigeria where she received the most welcoming visit of her life.