KATIE BELLE: … A CITY GIRL WITH A COUNTRY HEARTKATIE BELLE ARTIST BIO
Her music style is best described as Country Crossover. Being the creative person she is and listening to those around her, she has been encouraged to utilize her talents in singing, songwriting, modeling and acting. Her motto can be summarized as “being in the entertainment industry is a multi-tasking journey, modeling acting, live performances work hand in hand to challenge her and mature her talents.
Katie is passionate about her songwriting and is a writer on all her originals. She looks to her life and those around her for inspiration. Her lyrics can be described as poetic, insightful, empowering, fun and energetic.
This summer Katie has been nominated in The Josie Country Blast Radio Awards and The International Music and Entertainment Awards (IMEA). She brought home 2016 Female Country at Women In Charge and 2015 Country Female Artist Award at the IMEA Awards last October, she is humbled to have been nominated once again.
Several of her originals have placed as semi-finalist and finalist in the International Songwriting Competition and USA Songwriting Competitions. Her official cover song “Counting Stars” is charted #3 on the worldwide song charts of Beat100 and won the prestigious Akademia Music Video Award.
Check out YouTube to see the energy and originality Katie puts into her music as she is constantly uploading content.
Katie will tell you it makes her heart beat fast to sing, share and encourage others to follow their dreams.
Katie has logged many hours of stage time through her touring on the acclaimed ROYOL tour. This tour travels across the US presenting to High School and Middle School students a message about Teen Suicide Prevention and how to handle being bullied. Katie has traveled over 20 weeks during the 2014-15-16 seasons. Whether it’s a crowd of 40 – or 2500 – Katie shines from the stage with her passion and energy.
Modeling offers opportunities in her hometown as well as getting to travel! Katie recently signed with MMG Models NY & Real People Model and Talent Atlanta is her mother agent. She has been a featured model with Bella Fashion Designs of South Florida and regularly travels to model and perform in the greater Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area and beyond. Many times Katie can join in on a gig with local musicians which is always a good time!
Katie has had the opportunity to also do fashion runway shows with Victoria Henley (Am.Next Top Model cycle 19 ) and appeared at NY Fashion Weeks September 2016 & February 2017 also walking at New Orleans FW, Miami Beach Week and more. She is a preferred model at Studio Prime Time in Atlanta and assists several commercial photographers in the Atlanta area.
Modeling is work, but you wouldn’t know it with Katie; trendy clothes, hair styles, and makeup what else could a girl ask for! Katie will tell you that being in entertainment is a multi-tasking journey and she feels that modeling, acting, live performances and songwriting work hand in hand together. It’s all about diversity and learning everything you can to build a business and staying power in the entertainment field.
Katie’s community service includes multiple performances for Relay for Life and CURE networks, and her personal platform is bringing awareness and strategies to her audiences about “standing strong against bullying. One of Katie’s original songs, “Who I Am” is used in the marketing materials by Rachel’s Challenge Anti-Bully organization. Katie has been a Headlining artist on Teen Nation
Anti-Bully Tour; she toured for 16 weeks in 2013/14/16 performing in Indiana, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia. Katie performs regionally in the Southeast at many festivals, coffee shops, and medium sized venues. Her Reverbnation page is up to date with upcoming appearances. Something that is near and dear to her heart is staying in touch with her fans. There’s nothing more she enjoys on an evening at home than to surprise a few of them and chat with them on SnapChat, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Katie has spent a lot of time in the studio this year working on music and finishing up originals to go on her next CD. Keep up with Katie and join her on your favorite social media, she truly loves chatting and sharing with her growing fan base which numbers 110k+ to date.
You may also find her music on Pandora, SoundCloud, Spotify, Amazon, Apple music and more! Feel free to send her a message if you would like to see her in a venue near you! You may contact Katie at email@example.com or message her on social media below: