Keli Nicole

Keli Nicole

 Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
BandR&BAdult Contemporary

Keli Nicole is described as an incredible talent, a soulful singer, a gifted songwriter with a musician’s ear. Her highly developed sense of "knowing what a listener wants to hear" has brought on 3 Grammy nominations and, a secured win for Best Contemporary Album.

Biography

Born and raised in Virginia, being mentored and later working with the likes of Missy Elliott and Timbaland, Keli Nicole was bound for number one status. With the perfect blend of vocals and penmanship Keli is growing into her destiny. In 1998, she co-wrote on Lil Mos first single entitled “5 Minutes”. That same year, she wrote and sang on albums with Total (Kima, Keisha and Pam), Timabaland (Tim’s Bio), Missy Elliott (Supa Dupa Fly), and Nicole Wray (Make It Hot). In addition, she wrote for the movie soundtrack Why Do Fools Fall In Love. She took a few years to better learn the business and to work on two projects of her own: her adorable children, Christopher and Shari (pronounced Shu-rye).

In 2002, she began commuting between Atlanta and Los Angeles and digging deeper into her craft. She returned with a vengeance, notably with songs arranged, produced and written on the 30 Years To Life movie soundtrack (2003), My Baby’s Daddy movie soundtrack (I Give-2004), Angie Stone’s album, Stone Love (“You’re Gonna Get It”- 2004), Will Smith’s album Lost an Found (“Loretta”-2005), the self-entitled project by B5 (“Let It Be”- 2005); Radio Disney Jungle Jams “Someday At Christmas” – 2005), the Disney animated movie Kronk’s New Groove (“Let’s Groove Tonight” -2005) and began the year 2006 with Joy Enriquez gospel release (Atmosphere of Heaven). The pinnacle of 2006 was reached with the release of Beyonce’s first single from her second album B-Day, entitled “Deja Vu”. The song was co-written by Keli Nicole and rose to the #1 spot on the Billboard charts. In November 2006, Tamia’s album (Between Friends) was released in the United States, being first released in Africa. Keli has co-wrote two songs on this album, “The Way I Love You” and Tamia’s 1st single “Can’t Get Enough”. In early 2007, Paris Bennett recorded and released her hit single Ordinary Love written by Keli Nicole and newcomer Boo Britt, produced by her great friend JonJon.

The title of actress can also be added to the multitalented Keli Nicole. In March 2007, she completed filming her first major roll in the film “Who Killed Bishop Brown” released in 2007. She just wrapped up a lullaby album under the Music World Ent. label titled Baby Jamz, a children’s album exec. produced by Solange and Matthew Knowles (available in Walmart Stores worldwide, http://www.babyjamz.com).

Currently working on other major projects as well as independent efforts under her company Price Tag Music, Keli is also and most importantly working on events for young people interested in bettering themselves in God and being educated in other aspects of everyday life. “God allows me to go through things and live through it….go into creative mode and write about it all to bless someone else with it….I’m relatable. So if you’re going through something, most likely I’ve been there and there’s a song there to relate to your situation.” Keli Nicole Price is described as an incredibly well-rounded singer/songwriter, with a musicians ear. She has been privileged to work with and learn from some of the music industrys greatest producers and writers of our time. Her phenomenal range of capabilities can take her into every genre of music, ranging from Gospel and R&B, to Country and Rock . Although goals have been reached, there is still much more to accomplish.

Discography

Keli Nicole Price - Discography MUSIC 1997 – Booty Call, movie soundtrack, SWV- “Can We” (Arrangement) 1998- Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Movie Soundtrack, Lil Mo – “5 Minutes” Destiny’s Child – “Get On The Bus” (Co-writer, arranger, background vocal) 1998- Tim’s Bio, Timabaland, Various Artist – “Talking On The Phone” (Featured vocal) 1998- Make It Hot, Nicole Wray – “Make It Hot” (Guest vocal) 1998- Supa Dupa Fly – Missy Elliott – “Hit Em’ Wit Da Hee” (Guest Vocal) 1998- Kima, Keisha and Pam, Total – “Move Too Fast” “Do Something” “ I Don’t Wanna” (Arrangement, Background Vocals) 2003 - 30 Years To Life, movie soundtrack – “Marry Me” (Featured Vocal) 2004 - My Baby's Daddy, movie soundtrack, Various Artist – “I Give” (Co-writer, Arranger) 2004 - Stone Love, Angie Stones – "You're Gonna Get It" (Co-writer, Arranger, Background Vocal) 2005 - B5 - "Let It Be", Radio Disney Jungle Jams, B5 - "Someday At Christmas" (remake- Arranger, Background Vocal) 2005 - Disney Kronk's New Groove – movie soundtrack- "Let's Groove Tonight" (remake- Arranger, Guest Vocal) 2005- Lost and Found, Will Smith – “Loretta” (Featured Vocal) 2006 – BDay, Beyonce - "Deja Vu" (Co-Writer, Background Vocal) 2006 – Between Friends, Tamia - "The Way I Love You", "Can't Get Enough" (Co-writer, Background Vocal) 2007 – Princess P, Paris Bennett - “Ordinary Love” (Writer, Arranger) 2007 – Let Freedom Reign, Perri Reid - “Let Freedom Reign” - “He’s Holy” - “You’re My Friend” (Co-writer, Featured Vocal, Background Vocal) 2007 – Unexpected, Michelle Williams – “Hungover” (Writer, Arranger, Background Vocal) 2007 - Baby Jamz Presents Nursery Rhymes, Volume 1, Various Artists - “ Three Little Kittens” - “ Mary Mary Quite Contrary” - “There was An Old Lady” - “Braham’s Lullaby” (Featured Vocal, Writer, Arranger) 2008 - Music World Kids Presents Nursery Rhymes, Volume 2 – “I’m A Little Teapot” (Featured Vocal) 2009-2010 – High School Jamz (www.highschooljamz.com) – Various Artists - “Waiting” - “Diary” - “I Made It” - “It’ll Be Alright” - “I Am L.O.V.E” - “Originality” 2010/June – BreakUp Radio - Keli Nicole – Fascinated Gotta Go Easier Said Catch Me Breakup Radio Go To Her Always Be Mine Only Human Struggle Only gets Better FILM 2007- Who Killed Bishop Brown – Mother Mable