Throughout her performing career, Vanessa Williams has maintained a reputation as one of the most respected and multi-faceted entertainers in the world, amassing one accomplishment after another. She has conquered the musical charts, Broadway, music videos, television, and motion pictures. She has sold over four million albums worldwide and her skills as an actress on stage, in film, and on television consistently earn great praise. She has additionally become an author with the release of her new book, co-authored with her mother, Helen Williams, entitled You Have No Idea: A Famous Daughter, Her No-nonsense Mother, and How They Survived Pageants, Hollywood, Love, Loss (and Each Other). [+]