Kelly Levesque is a highly regarded singer and songwriter whose career involves collaborations with Grammy Award-Winning producer/songwriters David Foster, Diane Warren, Desmond Child, Walter Afanasieff, Humberto Gatica, and the Neptunes. Kelly’s soaring vocal range, beautiful tone, and stunning stage presence have provided her with an international recording and performing profile since she signed her first major record deal with Reprise/Warner Brothers at the age of 18.
Miss Levesque (pronounced Le-Vek), a native New Yorker of French and Peruvian descent, began her career in the studio at the age of 3 with her musician-father recording her first notes.
Kelly has been featured on many T.V, Film, Radio, and Commercial spots with recent highlights including a PBS special filmed at the White House called “The White House Presents Motown” with Stevie Wonder, Jamie Foxx, John Legend, Seal, Sheryl Crow, and hosted by President Obama. Other highlights include singing the Diane Warren song “Some Hearts” featured on the soundtrack of the Julia Roberts film “America’s Sweethearts” and the PBS Special: “Diane Warren, Love Songs’” which also starred Celine Dion, Toni Braxton, LeAnn Rimes, Gloria Estefan, and Cher.
Kelly has performed duets with Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, Chris Botti, Sting, Russell Watson, Eric Benet, The Canadian Tenors, Vittorio Grigolo, and Paul Potts and has toured with David Foster, Peter Cetera, Earth Wind and Fire, Ruben Studdard, Brian Mcknight, Richard Marx, and many others.
As member of the crossover group “Three Graces” signed to Decca/Universal, Kelly had a top 10 Billboard classical crossover album and toured the US, Canada, and Mexico. A highlight for Three Graces was performing at the New York visit of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI.
Kelly was most recently a member of Due Voci, a duo conceived by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren and Mega-manager Brian Avnet (Josh Groban, The Corrs). Due Voci’s self titled debut album produced by Humberto Gatica reached the top 5 on the Billboard classical crossover chart and was released internationally. Due Voci was also recently featured on a rare one hour Home Shopping Network Concert Special.
As an accomplished songwriter, Kelly has written hundreds of songs for her own projects and for many other artists. Highlights include top 5 singles for Hear’say in the United Kingdom and L5 in France and her song “Take it Like a Man” was cut by Chinese superstar Jane Zhang, who was featured on Oprah during her US tour.
Most recently Kelly was a guest artist on tour with music industry legend Michael Bolton, singing duets from his latest album release “Gems”. Recent tour stops included the US, Canada, Moscow, Dubai, Australia, Asia, Central America and Europe.