Kat DeLuna

Infobox musical artist
Name = Kat DeLuna


Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Kathleen Emperatriz DeLuna
Born = birth date and age |1987|11|17 [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnv9emFrF4w ] ] Johnson, Gregory. "Vixen: Sweet Thing" VIBE, October 2007]
The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Origin = Dominican Republic
Instrument =
Genre = Pop, R&B, dance-pop, hip hop, bachata
Occupation = Singer, songwriter, dancer
Years_active = 2006 - present
Associated_acts = Elephant Man, Omarion, Busta Rhymes, Don Omar, Akon
Label = Epic/Konvict Muzik
URL = [http://www.katdeluna.com/ www.katdeluna.com]

Kathleen Emperatriz "Kat" DeLuna (born November 17, 1987 in The Bronx, New York) is an American singer of Dominican heritage. She is currently signed to Epic Records/GMB and Akon's label Konvict Muzik through which her album was to be re-released but with her announcement on myspace that she is back in the studio working on her 2nd album 9 Lives which most likely wont be re-released.

Biography

She went back from The Bronx, US to the Dominican Republic, where she spent her time listening to Aretha Franklin and became interested in becoming a singer. At the age of 12, Kat was invited by the 'Queen of Merengue', Milly Quezada, to sing with her on stage. In her freshman year, she responded to an audition in The Village Voice and was accepted into an all-Latina, Hip Hop/R&B group called Swallower. In April 2004, she opened for J Records musician Cassidy as part of Swallower. Kat continued to pursue her dream of becoming a solo artist and at age of 15, she entered a Coca-Cola sponsored karaoke competition. Her version of "I Will Always Love You" won the competition. [http://www.katdeluna.com/biography] DeLuna's biography] After the competition, Cuban salsa singer Rey Ruiz advised Kat to start writing her own music.Kat DeLuna signed a contract with the production label, Get Money Brothers (GMB) Music Group owned by Haitian male supermodel Tyrone Edmond and others, etc. According to a brief interview she granted on HaitiXchange.com, she stated that she first met Tyrone when she was 14 years old, who was then scouting for talent. Kat was finally picked up by Epic Records and she is currently under both labels. She is managed by Cape Town Management. Cape Town Management is managed by Damon Degraff and Greg Maurice. Her debut album, "9 Lives", produced by hitmaker RedOne, and written by grammy nominated songwriter Jane't Sewell-Ulepic, was released on August 7 2007. It's peak position on the Billboard Top 200 Albums was #58 on August 25,2007. [Cite web|url=http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/discography/index.jspwell?pid=854386&aid=961016 |title=Discography - Kat DeLuna |access date=2007-08-02]

In July 2008 Kat Deluna stated via a MySpace video that she is back in the studio working on her second studio album which is yet to be titled. [ [http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=38627566 MySpaceTV Videos: Video Charts: User Videos - All - Today's Top Plays ] ] She premiered a new song called "Calling You", she specified that it was only an exclusive single and not a single from her 2nd Album. She premiered the song on her MySpace [http://www.myspace.com/katdeluna MySpace.com - KAT DELUNA - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC!! - Pop / R&B / Hip Hop - www.myspace.com/katdeluna ] ] and her website [ [http://www.katdelunaworld.com Kat Deluna World ] ] . Dawn Richard, Danity Kane member, has confirmed to be writing for Kat DeLuna's upcoming album. Kat is currently filming the video for her third worldwide single "In The End," which will only be released in Europe.

On September 15, 2008, DeLuna was booed after singing the national anthem at a Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles game at Texas Stadium.

Discography

Album

ingles

* A Airplay Chart

ee also

*List of number-one dance hits (United States)
*List of artists who reached number one on the U.S. Dance chart

References

External links

* [http://www.katdeluna.com/ Official Website]
* [http://www.myspace.com/katdeluna Official MySpace]
*imdb name|id=2708134|name=Kat DeLuna
* [http://www.mtvtr3s.com/music/artist/deluna__kat/artist.jhtml MTV Tr3s Kat DeLuna Artist Page]
* [http://www.billboardenespanol.com/musica/content_display/resenas/nuevas-canciones/e3i1752bc99a224d580c0e4128c1ed62de1 Kat De Luna, Nuevas Canciones - Billboard En Español]


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