New York City
Born in New York City and raised in Miami & Houston, KARMELA was no stranger to show business. Her father pursued a career as
a singer and guitarist. KARMELA witnessed many of his live performances and it was then (along with the influence of icons such as Madonna & Janet Jackson) that had her itching to follow in their footsteps. Nothing could stop KARMELA from taking part in piano lessons, the school choir, dance classes, school musicals, talent shows and competitions. Her instincts and abilities were instantly recognized by industry professionals.
KARMELA is a multi-dimensional entertainer in every sense of the word. Her versatility as a singer, dancer, actress, & choreographer has allowed her to gain countless credits spanning the spectrum of the entire entertainment industry . . . Network Television, Commercials, Industrials, Music Videos, Musical Theatre, & Live Stage performances as a back-up dancer for major recording artists including MICHAEL JACKSON, RICKY MARTIN, USHER, PINK, MARC ANTHONY, MARY J. BLIGE, MISSY ELLIOT, and many more. Her “never-say-die” attitude . . . determination, spirit, and confidence are the qualities that has allowed KARMELA to gain this kind of triple-threat success.
Now as a recording artist, KARMELA sets out to deliver what she calls the “S” factor … Sweet vocals, Smart Lyrics, and a very Slick performance! She’s enlisted the talents of such producers as Simon Vegas who has produced & remixed tracks for artists such as Jay-Z, Brandy, Lil’ Kim, & OutKast. KARMELA’s debut album will have you turning it up and putting it on repeat. It’s her contagious hooks, feel-good rhythms, and her enchanting delivery that will captivate audiences world wide!
Check out Karmela's music video "Up All Night" HERE.