Joëlle is a French-Guadeloupean singer and actress and former model. She was elected Miss Morne-à-l’Eau before becoming Miss Guadeloupe in 1979. Ursull worked as a television actress in a sitcom produced by RFO. Later, she embarked on a modelling career before forming the group Zouk Machine.The group won a great success from the release of their eponymous first album, “Zouk Machine”. In 1988, Ursull left the group to go solo. Also in 1988 she released her first album entitled “Miyel” . After becoming a mother, Ursull dedicated most of her life to the education of her two daughters, and only sings in small projects occasionally.