Emperatriz Kathleen "Kat" DeLuna (born September 15, 1985, in The Bronx, New York) but grew up in an area of Newark. She is an R & B singer Dominican Americans (while her parents Dominican descent). She signed a recording contract with Epic Records / GMB and Akon's Konvict Muzik. Her mother is the owner of a bakery in the shopping in Newark. The main purpose of Konvict Muzik is initially re-reissue of her album 9 Lives, but recently a source of new information is revealed on the myspace page says that Kat was ready to return to the studio for his second album so maybe the re-release 9 Lives is impossible.
As early as age 12, she was invited to sing "Queen of Merengue" Milly Quezada before thousands of spectators. In April 2004 she joined the Latino band and opening act for rapper Cassidy's performance. More influenced by Aretha Franklin and also from the music of Aretha Franklin, the new Kat decided to become a singer. Kat studied at the Art School Newark, New Jersey, under the direction of Dr. Jerry Forderhase. In the early years, she has participated in the audition in The Village Voice program and then joined the group professional singing hard Latin music, hip hop and R & B called Coquette. Then Kat continued to pursue dreams of becoming a solo singer, at the age of 15 she continued to participate in a karaoke contest sponsored by Coca Cola, and the song "I Will Always Love You" by her show won. After the competition, Cuban salsa singer Rey Ruiz advised Kat to separate write their own songs.
Kat then signed to the label Get Money Brothers (GMB), owned by supermodel Tyrone Edmond Haiti, he is a talent hunt. According to the brief interview that she sent HaitiXchange.com page, for the first time that she met Tyrone when she was 14 years old and then the two became close friends. Then Kat is also admitted to Epic Records label, and she now works for both manufacturers. Kat is managed by Cape Town Management. Her first album titled 9 Lives, produced by RedOne, and the music was written by Grammy-winning songwriter-Ulepic Jane't Sewell, was officially released on August 7, 2007 and was operating in early 2008.
On March 17, 2008, she was seen holding hands with actor Saville at a cafe. Saville appeared in the film produced by Walt Disney, College Road Trip (2008), Raven-Symone and along with Martin Lawrence. He also participated in Harold and Kumar comedy: Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008). Kat and Saville will appear at the MTV Music Awards ceremony in 2008 in the Classified award "Best Actor" this fall. He will also appear in video clips In the end of the Kat. She also appeared in the video clip of rapper Yung Berg Sexy Lady.
July 2008, Kat DeLuna said in a brief interview on the MySpace page that she has returned to the studio to prepare for the track record in his second album, and is still no official title for this album. In it, Kat has mentioned a new song called Calling You and she also confirmed that this is a single individual, not taken from her second album. Kat introduced this song on MySpace and the site itself. Dawn Richard, Danity Kane member, has signed a written confirmation for the upcoming album of Kat. She has finished filming the last film in the new video clip In The End. This single will be released only in Europe.
On September 15, 2008, Kat DeLuna sang the national anthem been criticized so bad that the show Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles at Texas Stadium. Before that, 11/9/2008, she has won two Flemish TMF Awards in the category of Best New Artist and Contribution. She also recorded with Akon, had written to his remix debut single Right Now (Na Na Na), it can be heard on her official profile at MySpace. 2008 is the first duet with Kat he ca - Swedish musician Darin Breathing Your Love in the song, was produced by RedOne and will appear in Darin's album Flashback. In September 2008, Kat DeLuna and Epic Records decided to end the contract. One source said that Kat was talking and preparing to sign a new contract with Universal Music Group.
Am I Dreaming
Run the Show
In The End
The success of the song "Whine Up"
Epic Records took up the advertising for the first single of Kat is "Whine Up". This song has the participation of the Elephant Man voice. The song was played on MySpace officially on June 20. The song was also played on U.S. radio on May 15, 2007. The song originally debuted at number 24 in the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Top News No. 124 on Billboard Hot 100 table, then climb up to No. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 tables.
During the summer of 2007 the song "Whine up" was very popular and was repeatedly asked on the popular radio and continuously ranked first. In Australia, a top 20 singles and won at No. 18 on February 11, 2008. "Whine up" was chosen as the theme song for the first prize WWE SummerSlam 2007. In France, the song debuted at No. 9 on the French charts Chart in December 2007.
Kat also recorded a special version of "Whine up" as "Rise Up (Mets!)," a song written by David Brody of Z100 and was sung at Shea Stadium in the performance of the Z100. The song is also used in the program "So You Think You Can Dance: Canada" broadcast in 2008.
On 2-5-2008, Kat sang with Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Lifehouse, in concert at the University of New Haven
On 24-8-2007, Kat appears in the contest Miss Teen USA 2007. She performed her first single, Whine Up, with two dancers.
On 26-8-2007, Kat appeared in Arthur Ashe Kids Day.Co performed his first single, Whine Up, with three dancers. They were introduced by CESD (Cunningham): Mark Jimenez, Joey Negron, Leboo Nuega, and Carlos Martinez.
On 19-3-2007, Kat performed at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut between their stay at the Hartford Wolf Pack contest
On 13-4-2008, Kat performed at Gay Pride in Phoenix, Arizona.