Known for such pop and dance hits as "Automatic," "Free," and "Love's the Only Drug," this singer, disc jockey, and music producer also released several albums, including Situation: Critical (which peaked at #17 on United Kingdom music charts) and Stranger than Fiction (which included two #1 U.S. dance chart singles: "Desire" and "Get It Up (The Feeling)").
She was featured on the 2005 Alex Gaudino track "Bittersweet Melody."
She collaborated with former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams on the 2009 song "I'm Waiting On You."
She recorded her first album, Blue Notes in the Basement, under contract with the British office of Warner Bros. Records. She recorded some of her later albums on the Strictly Rhythm house music label.
A native of Maryland, U.S.A., she later lived and worked in several European locales. She gave birth to her first child in late 2005.
- The meaning of the name Nate: Diminutive Form Of Nathan Or Nathaniel