When was the last time you went to a show and just could not stop smiling? Well baby, get ready! Dana Monique is a musical force to be reckoned with! Her unique style and powerhouse voice takes you on a musical journey like no other. With influences of rock, soul, gospel, R&B, and even country; prepare to wear your comfortable shoes because this diva is going to keep you on your feet all night!
Born and raised in the Third Ward of Houston, Texas, Dana is no stranger to getting down and dirty! Born into a musically gifted family she began singing in church where her mother ran the music ministry and her father performed in a jazz band. At the age of 12 she sung her rst solo, and by 15 she was touring as a background singer. She has shared the stage with some of musics most heavy hitters like Zac Brown Band, Musiq Soulchild, Lalah Hathaway and CeCe Winans. From headlining cruise ships to arranging vocal productions Dana constantly surrounds herself with “feel good” music because she knows the power it has to heal !
This singer-songwriter gained national notoriety when she caught the ears of coaches Nick Jonas and John Legend on the 20th Season of NBC’s hit show, The Voice. Coach Nick Jonas said “There’s just something that’s magical about your voice and your presence on stage,” Nick praised. “There’s a joy that surrounds you.” As a soul singer one of the highest compliments to receive is for someone to throw an object at you in adoration . Kelly Clarkson once threw everything in her vicinity at Dana Monique exclaiming “ my whole dream in life was to sing backup for someone like you,” Clarkson added after the performance, “You have just, such a gift, it is crazy. The soul, the rawness, the attitude, you’re amazing.”
Currently, Dana is grinding in the studio working on her debut project scheduled for release this Summer and enjoying time with her two beautiful children.