After spending last year on the road playing shows and festivals around the UK and Europe, the vocalist and songwriter Sertari was nominated for "BEST LIVE ACT 09" and "BEST SONG" in the EMA Awards. With a live show that has developed a reputation for it's high energy and crowd involvement, she is set to embark on live shows in the UK and Europe, including New Years tour of her native Cyprus.
Now nominated in the ?International Independent Artist Awards,? 2010 saw her recording at the world-famous Metropolis studios in London and releasing a single in the US with all proceeds going to a charity for US schools. She is also scheduling a release in the UK for the Great Ormond Street Children?s charity. Her music has also caught the eye of brands world-wide and she has become an Akai Pro and Abelton Artist. But she has still found time to write a new album due to be released in early 2011.
Sertari is not your ordinary singer/songwriter; she is a performer and writer with a passion for performing and getting the crowd immersed in her music. Born in the UK to a Cypriot family, she was brought up in a quiet town in where the closest thing to the Mediterranean is Costa Coffee. Using the stage as an outlet, she has shown the drive and ability to achieve big things.
Her father was a singer and is one of her biggest inspirations and influences, and as a result she has taken on his stage name (Nicolas Sertari), and her song "Beautiful Day" is about how her parents have inspired her music. As a person, she is very positive and charismatic, and she has that unique ability to light up a room when she enters. Her positive, ?can-do? attitude is very much reflected in her music, with uplifting lyrics and messages embedded in each song.
From a young age she has been involved in the music scenes in the UK and Europe and has several releases worldwide. She has achieved worldwide press, radio play and TV which, accompanied with her unique worldwide appeal, has helped propel her exceptional talent to fans across the globe.
Over the years Sertari has worked and performed with producers and artists such as Adrian Hall (Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keys), Peter Wright (Robbie Williams), and Scratch from the Roots and is currently working with J-Ivy - an artist from Chicago who has worked withJay-Z and Kanye West. In the UK, she is working with a top BBC DJ on remixes of her material.
As well as her musical skills, she is also a highly skilled martial artist - so she make look petite - but this girl pack a punch and not just with her vocals.
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