The group later appeared on Locke's 2007 Based on a True Story album, singing backup on Everyday Angels.Locke went to Gallatin High School, where she was one of sixteen members to participate in its performing group.Her favorite song was Judy Garland's "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" from .
Growing up in a biracial household in a mostly white neighborhood in Tennessee, Locke encountered bigotry at an early age.
"One time my teacher seemed to think it was a problem that I colored all my people brown," Locke remembers.
While attending Gallatin High School, Locke sang in the school choir and teamed up with her three best friends to form a quartet called Shadz of U.
She remembers, "We practiced three or four times a week.
Tyra announces that for the first time in history, "America's Next Top Model" will be opened to girls who are 5'7 and under.
Tyra Banks surprised everyone in her audience by telling them that the show was actually a casting call.
In 2008, Caldwell released two singles, "Fear of Flying" and "Gave Yourself Away".
She also began filming an as-yet-untitled miniseries with John Schneider, as well as hosting a television game show (created by Mark Burnett) called Jingles. On the 2009 New Year's Day edition of Deal or No Deal, Kimberly was a supporter for her hometown friend Tunde Oyeneyin, who ended up winning 0,000 in cash (0,000 from Oyeneyin's case, ,000 from a New Year's side game), and a car valued at ,190.
She released her debut album Without Regret on April 19, 2011.
Caldwell first sang publicly at age five in beauty pageants.
With a plus appearance of the world-famous transsexual, Amanda Lepore, discussing her life and career.