Donnie Williams (唐尼·威廉姆斯) 是2004年全美最火爆的真人秀节目《美国偶像》(American Idol)的参赛者之一。因为成功进入第4组Finalist，朋友为他举行庆功宴会，而他也因为喝酒过多，开快车被警察抓到。结果断送美好前途，被《美国偶像》(American Idol)淘汰出局。可惜！这张是他的首张专辑，邀请了著名歌手Latoya London、Terrell Williams和Avis Nixon一起合作，感觉还不错！
American Idol finalist Donnie Williams has the power to change the direction of Urban Music with his first CD for Chumpchange Records which features an incredible collection of R&B, Soul, Rap and Gospel combined with tender love songs. This new release, produced by R&B, Pop and Jazz music veteran’s Paul Tillman Smith, Norman Connors and Nelson Braxton, features the best of the Bay Area’s top recording artists along with guest vocals by top Idol finalist Latoya London who is on three tracks. The CD also features vocals by Donnie’s sister Terrell Williams, Avis Nixon plus Rosie Gaines and Bonnie Boyer from Prince. Guest musicians include Mariah Carey and Jessica Simpson’s musical directors Eric Daniels and Herman Jackson, veteran keyboardist Rodney Franklin from Stevie Wonder and Donald Tavie from Lakeside. Sax men Scott Mayo from Earth, Wind & Fire and Vince Lars from the Toni’s, plus Janet Jackson Guitarist Tommy Oregon just to name a few. Favorite tracks are “Running”, “Show Me Yours”, Feel So Right” and “Higher Power”.
Other favorite tracks are “Funky Times” and “Just Like Magic” which feature Donnie Williams and Latoya London singing together. The good thing is that listeners have picked every song on this CD as a favorite. This CD is truly a masterpiece and a must for any true contemporary music lover’s collection.