When the group disbanded in 2005, she pursued a solo career.
When Rowland was 7 her parents separated and she moved with her mother to Houston.
Rowland befriended another aspiring singer, Beyoncé Knowles, in elementary school.
The two formed the group Girl's Tyme with friend La Tavia Roberson.
They would practice in backyards and in Beyoncé's mother Tina Knowles' hair salon.
Eventually an R&B producer caught wind of the girls and arranged for them to compete on "Star Search." They ended up losing the competition, but they became more motivated than ever.
Beyoncé's father, Mathew Knowles, quit his full-time job and began managing the group. They performed as opening acts for established R&B girl groups at the time and auditioned for record labels.They were signed to Elektra Records, but were dropped months later.The BET Awards aired Sunday night (June 26), and all of your favorite celebrities really stepped up their fashion game on the red carpet.Some gals went full-on Hollywood glam–we see you, Le Toya Luckett–while others went bold with big colors and patterns. There were a few slip ups, but we’re not mad–we’ve all been there.Here are 20 of the night’s most show-stopping looks.Kelly Rowland first hit the scene in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time.