Monica Denise Brown is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Monica has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide, including over five million units in the United States alone. With a career lasting over 15 years, she became the first artist to top the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s. In 2010, Billboard listed her at number 24 on its list of the Top 50 R&B and Hip Hop Artists of the past 25 years. The same year, she married NBA player Shannon Brown. She has released seven studio albums, one extended play, twenty-three singles, and one DVD single. In total, Arnold has sold over 5.3 million albums in the United States.