Ashlee's Second Act

About to turn 21, Jessica's little sis is back in the spotlight with a new album, a new style and her own voice. By Serena Kappes with Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna

STAR OF THE SHOW

"I do sing and write my own music," says Simpson (with her band in New York City last year). "That's something I hold really dear." She's looking forward to hitting the road this fall with a mini-tour to promote her new album.