There are two bands/artists with this name: 1. An American model, R&B singer, and occasional actress
2. A Finnish dream-pop/shoegaze/post-rock band 1. Cassandra Ventura (born on August 26, 1986) is an American model, R&B singer, and occasional actress. She is best known for her single Me & U, which became a hit in the summer of 2006. Cassie was born in New London, Connecticut, United States and moved to New York City and continued modeling; she attended classes at the Broadway Dance Center. Meanwhile, music producer Ryan Leslie spotted her at clubs and parties in late 2004.
Tina Dico (born as Tina Dickow on October 14, 1977 in Aarhus, Denmark) is a singer and songwriter, inspired by artists such as Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. Tina Dico was born in Aabyhøj near Aarhus. At a very young age she was introduced to music by her father who owned a big hifi-system in their basement. After public school, she attended a music boarding school, and after that she went to high school. Music was still her passion and during her first years she performed with the cover band, Fester Kester.
Miike Snow are Andrew Wyatt, Christian Karlsson, and Pontus Winnberg. Named after Japanese film director Takeshi Miike, Miike Snow recently signed with Downtown records. Their self-titled debut was released May 12, 2009.
While you may not have recognize Karlsson and Winberg by their full names, you have surely heard their work as production duo Bloodshy & Avant. The duo has written and produced for Kylie Minogue, Madonna and Britney Spears and claimed a Grammy for their work on Ms.
Lucie Jones was a contestant on the 6th series of the UK talent show, The X Factor, in 2009. On her first audition, she won over the judges and the live audience with a stirring version of Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" earning herself a standing ovation by the live audience, and 4 yeses from the judges to move her into the bootcamp stage of auditions. In bootcamp she sang Christina Aguilera's "Hurt" and once again wowed the judges, and found herself moving onto the final stage of auditions, where she was picked to be in Dannii Minogue's top 3 girls for the live shows.
"When I first heard Chester French, I felt like I had stumbled upon two geniuses," says Pharrell Williams, who signed the duo to Star Trak / Interscope records in the Spring of 2007. "It's been a long time since I've heard a project teeming with this sort of musicality and originality," he continues. "You're going to watch history unfold with these guys. I feel it in my gut." A year ago, Pharrell's auspicious blessing was only a dream for D.A.