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KIESZA

Canadian-born, born in Calgary, Brooklyn-based pop singer Kiesza makes dance oriented music that touches upon house music, modern EDM, and R&B. Kiesza participated in theater, ballet, and tap dancing before joining the Royal Canadian Navy at 17 years old, where she was qualified as a code breaker. When she was 18 years old, Kiesza participated in the Miss Universe Canada pageant before focusing on her music career. After graduating from Berklee College of Music in Boston, she relocated to New York City and began performing her folky singer/songwriter compositions. Eventually, Kiesza found herself drawn to dance music and began collaborating with producer Rami Samir Afuni. In 2014, she released the Hideaway EP. “Hideaway” itself topped the U.K. and Scottish singles charts upon its April release and received significant airplay in the U.S. when it was released.

 

Close up on Sound of a Woman

Canadian multi-talented creative Kiesza, released her hit debut single, Hideaway earlier this year – which then went on to explode around the world. The album Sound Of A Woman’ features brand new single ‘No Enemiesz’ & ‘Giant In My Heart’. Packed with deep house grooves and shimmering melodies ‘Sound Of A Woman’ is as colourful and surprising as the twists and turns that led her to where she is today. Kiesza, the most successful ballerina, Naval officer, tall ship sailor superstar ever, is one of today’s most sought after songwriters having written for Rihanna & Madonna and collaborated with Skrillex & Diplo – cementing her status as one of the most exciting artists to emerge in 2014.