Martin asked for the four best singers in the group, and Bailon was one of the four elected by Martin to perform as back-up singers as part of his Livin' la Vida Loca Tour concert show later that night.
Following the performance, Bailon became a member of the girl group 3LW.
Adrienne Bailon first became publicly known when she rose to fame as a founding member and lead singer of both 3LW (1999–2007) and Disney's The Cheetah Girls (2003–2008).
Bailon recorded a debut solo album which was later shelved.
3LW’s debut single was a smash hit “No More (Baby I’ma Do Right)” in 2001.
Harmoniously, 3LW released 3 studio albums followed by a greatest hits album “Neva Get Enuf.” The group officially disbanded in 2006.
In the summer of 2001, the group embarked on the MTV Total Request Live tour along with Destiny's Child, Dream, Nelly, Eve, and Jessica Simpson.
In 2001, 3LW recorded a song with various artists including Michael Jackson, Usher, Beyoncé, Luther Vandross, Celine Dion and Mariah Carey in response to the 9/11 attacks called "What More Can I Give".
Bailon was born to a Puerto Rican mother, Nilda Alicea and an Ecuadorian father, Freddie Bailon, on October 24, 1983. She attended High School for Health Professions and Human Services, but did not pursue a career in the medical field because of her musical endeavors.A fan support campaign for 3LW, named "Never Let Go of 3LW" after their song "Never Let Go" spread to the radio, and the act was retained, despite the album loss.Recording a new set of tracks, the group returned in the summer of 2002 with the P.Bailon co-stars alongside television personality, model and actress Julissa Bermudez in their own reality series, Empire Girls: Julissa and Adrienne which airs on the Style Network.Adrienne met Julissa on the set of the 2006 film All You've Got.Since then, Bailon has stated that she plans to record a Spanish-language solo album.