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Normani attended the BET's 2018 Soul Train Awards at Orleans Arena in Orleans Hotel & Casino Las Vegas last night.

Normani first gained fame for her association with the girl group Fifth Harmony, who went on to place third on the U.S. version of the reality TV competition The X Factor during its second season. 

Normani was a member of Fifth Harmony until the group split up, earlier this year - that's when she launched her solo career. She also signed a modeling contract with Wilhelmina.

But Normani's not just a singer - she's also appeared on the HBO original series Treme in a small role. And Normani was also an award-winning dancer and gymnast before pursuing a singing career.

And it seems like she grew up right before our eyes. Look at her now:


Normani was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in New Orleans, and is the daughter of Derrick and Andrea Hamilton. She has two older half sisters. She and her family relocated to Houston, Texas, after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. At a young age, Normani competed in dance, gymnastics and beauty pageants. She performed gospel music as a child, and recorded her first song at age 13.

Along with Fifth Harmony, Normani has been involved with many charities like Girl Scouts of America and the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. In September 2016, Normani was named the Diversity Ambassador for The Cybersmile Foundation, an international non-profit organization providing support for victims of cyberbullying and online hate campaigns, after being racially abused online. On January 26, 2017, Normani was named as the first official celebrity ambassador for the annual Stars & Strikes Celebrity Bowling Event & Tournament hosted by the non-profit organization A Place Called Home. On February 24, 2017, it was announced that Normani partnered with American Cancer Society as a global ambassador to help increase awareness about the importance of breast cancer screening and HPV vaccination.