Chrisette Michele Payne, known professionally as Chrisette Michele, is an American Grammy Award-winning contemporary R&B and soul singer-songwriter. She is signed to the Island Def Jam Music Group and won a Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance in 2009 for her song "Be OK".
Chrisette Michele returned to the recording studio for her fourth album entitled, Better.The album was released on June 11, 2013 through Motown Records. The album debuted at number 12 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling 27,000 copies in its first week.