Paulette McWilliams sang on Michael Jackson”s “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough”, Aretha Franklin’s Jump To It, Billy Idol’s Mony Mony, Luther Vandross’s Stop To Love, Wait For Love, Bad Boy/Having A Party, and Power of Love.
Paulette was the lead singer with Ask Rufus being responsible for introducing the group to, Chaka Khan. Through a recording produced by Donny Hathaway/Phil Upchurch, Paulette became solo/lead singer with Quincy for his “Body Heat” tour and was featured on the Mellow Madness – the title song co-written by Paulette. Touring Japan with Quincy she sang a duet with the legendary Sarah Vaughan while Quincy conducted the orchestra. She then toured with Luther Vandross recording on every album after “Forever For Always For Love”. She was a Harlette with Bette Midler. She performed all of the Tammi Terrell duets with Marvin Gaye on his last tour. She has worked with Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, Joan Osborne, Billy Idol, David Bowie, Keith Emerson, The Brecker Brothers, Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez, Lauryn Hill, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez, Patty LaBelle, Deborah Cox, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Herbie Hancock, Anastacia, Teri Lynne Carrington. She recorded duets with Johnny Mathis. Recently she sang on the Nike spot and appeared on tv in the spot with Kobe Bryant for his last game! Paulette’s current release is “A Woman’s Story” with Grammy Award winning producer Kamau Kenyatta ( Gregory Porter).