In record time, she staked a place in the musical landscape.
In between Britney Spears, the schoolgirl sexpot of pop, and the anti-Britney Avril Lavigne, with her Hot Topic-bought hostility, was Branch: the Everygirl.
She won a Grammy with Santana for "The Game of Love".
In 2005, she formed the country music duo The Wreckers with friend and fellow musician Jessica Harp, and produced the Grammy-nominated single "Leave the Pieces".
Michelle Jacquet De Sevren Branch (born July 2, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter and actress.