Keshia Chante's Bio
24-year-old singer, songwriter, actress, model, philanthropist, fashion icon and TV personality Keshia Chanté is considered a seasoned veteran in Canada’s entertainment industry. Chanté was signed at the age of 14, releasing her first two albums through SONY BMG Music/SONY Urban USA, and through Universal Records for her third and most recent album Night & Day. Keshia’s music accolades consist of a gold record for her debut release, a Juno Award for “R&B/Soul Recording of the Year,” eight top ten radio singles (“Shook-The Answer,” “Unpredictable,” “Bad Boy,” “Does He Love Me,” “Let the Music Take You,” “Ring Da Alarm,” “Been Gone” and “2U”), six Canadian Urban Music Awards and a Canadian Radio Award, to name just a few. She has opened for the likes of Destiny’s Child and has collaborated with top artists, songwriters and producers, such as Foxy Brown, Drake, Freeway, Danja, The Clutch, Rockwilda, Young Gav and Makeba Riddick. All that might leave you breathless, but Chanté’s résumé doesn’t stop there.
Keshia can currently be seen on TV as one of the resident judges on YTV’s singing competition reality series The Next Star. She is currently the Youth Ambassador for CANFAR (Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research) and has been the face of Sony’s Cybershot Digital Camera, along with being in campaigns for Pepsi, Contiki Tours, Ecko Red and Ontario Tourism. Exciting times for this young entrepreneur who also hopes to launch her own clothing and perfume lines sometime in the near future. At this rate, Chanté should soon have her very own empire!