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Kandi Burruss is a Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter who resides in Atlanta with her ten-year-old daughter, Riley and fiancé, Todd. A former member of the platinum-selling music group Xscape, Kandi earned a Grammy for her work on TLC's mega-hit "No Scrubs" and also wrote the number-one hits "Bills, Bills, Bills" and "Bug A Boo" for Destiny's Child. In 2000, Kandi became the first African-American woman ever to win the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Songwriter of the Year award. An entrepreneur at heart, Kandi serves as a creator and executive producer of the show, in addition to owning her own businesses TAGS & TAGS II, Kandi Koated Nights, and Bedroom Kandi. With an eye for star power, she has cultivated hits for numerous musicians including Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Pink, 'NSYNC, Usher and Whitney Houston. Kandi, along with her team of experts on The Kandi Factory, offers the chance of a lifetime for two hopefuls each week in mastering the key elements of becoming a star.