Ms. Deniece Williams, is an american Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and record producer who achieved success in the 1970's and 1980's. Ms. Williams, whose music has been influenced by Soul and Funk, is known for her hits such as "Free", "Let's Hear It for the Boy", "It's Gonna Take a Miracle", and for her many vocal duets with Johnny Mathis. As her success grew, she found herself on the fast track. One thing led to another and Deniece became a back up vocalist for Stevie Wonder in the early 1970's. Williams moved on to the American Recording Company (ARC) in the early 1980's where she scored the top ten R&B smash hit "Silly": in 1981. The following year, yet another famed producer, Thom Bell, helped Williams score another #1 R&B chart-topper with her remake of The Royalettes' "It's Gonna Take a Miracle", which became a Top 10 pop hit as well, reaching #10. Deniece continues to work on countless projects and is still quite active in the music industry today.