Katie Belle is an American singer – songwriter.
2019 started off with a “gold ticket” to Hollywood for S17 American Idol. Katie received her pass to Hollywood with her rendition of Jennifer Hudson’s version of “Golden Slumber”. Luke Bryan literally fell out of his chair as the three judges gave Katie her pass to Hollywood week!
Katie got her first thrill of the spotlight in her 3rd grade school choir and by the time she was in 4th grade she was performing solo’s in school plays and church. At the age of 12 she wrote her first song penned on a hotel napkin titled “Born For This”. Spending time crafting her songwriting style first with country influences and transitioning to a more pop sound of late, Katie is influenced by contemporary pop artists, classic rock, and classic country. Katie released, “American Wild” in 2017 to date accumulative streams and music video views exceed 590k. 2018 saw the release of “Promises”, followed by a chill R&B release, “Down For You”. “WAS” released the first quarter of 2019 is trending well and has gone over the 200k streams.
Up next is the summer jam release of “Out Tonight” which released on all streaming services via distribution with Sony-The Orchard on June 6th. “Out Tonight” has been well received with a planned official music video going live in early July.
What’s next in Katie’s music basket? She has more songs in the lineup for 2019 and is busy in songwriting sessions both in her hometown of Atlanta and her favorite studio RxSongs in Nashville.
Katie 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. She recently landed a featured article in Modern Luxury’s Jezebel April/May edition, the article titled “Double Duty” explores Katie’s singing and modeling career.
Katie has graced the runways of NYFW, NOFW, Miami Beach week and more. She can be seen in MORPHE cosmetics campaign for “Fluidity” foundation and commercial print work for the 48 chain boutique Fab’rik. Katie will tell you she is open to all opportunities in the entertainment industry! Luke Bryan quoted at her American Idol gold ticket audition she was the… “Gisele of Georgia”. Her modeling and singing parallel one another and provide continual inspiration for her music! Katie’s favorite social media is Instagram, you will find her on all the popular sites where she is very active posting and chatting with fans.