Feature Act available for hire, based in Victoria
Katie’s debut album ‘Ain’t Nobody’s Baby’ highlights her sultry vocals which exquisitely deliver a selection of jazz standards and original songs penned by Katie herself, plus an exclusive jazz-infused recording of her classic dance hit ‘Beautiful’. This album utilises Katie’s versatility as a singer and also a songwriter creating music that no doubt inspires as well as excites. Katie heads up a world class corporate and festival Jazz Band and is a fabulous, warm and energetic host or MC for any function or event.
Katie Underwood started her professional career in Australia in the year 2000 as a member of the pop group Bardot. The band was launched on the hugely successful TV program ‘Popstars’. Bardot achieved massive success in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, with more than double-platinum sales for their debut album and singles. Katie left the group in 2001.
Katie’s career propelled her into television, working as a presenter in the Channel 7 series Undercover Angels as well as performing at numerous public, TV and charity events over the years. These include Carols in the Domain, Rumba, Fashion Rocks, Style Aid and Pride (Perth) to name a few. Her more recent appearances include a headline performance at the Opening of Melbourne’s Midsumma Carnival in and SleazeBall in Sydney in 2006. Katie won the Rainbow Award for Best Live Performance in 2006.
This year sees Katie Underwood transform back into the jazz soul stress and media personality she was born to be!
Amazingly it has been 10 years since the first Australian reality television program, Popstars, launched the career of Katie Underwood and brought her into the homes of many admiring fans across the country. Since that illustrious beginning, Katie has continued to develop her impressive range of talents. From humble beginnings as a member of multi-platinum, award winning pop-group Bardot, Katie has gone from strength to strength with a career that boasts nominations for 2 ARIA awards (best video and best dance release) and 2 APRA awards (Beautiful and her solo single Danger), winning the APRA in 2003 for her best dance release, Beautiful. Both of her Dance releases, Beautiful and Be Together reached # 1 on the ARIA Club Chart.
With numerous performances under her belt, such as TV and charity events like Carols in the Domain, Rumba, Fashion Rocks, Style Aid and Pride (Perth), Katie holds being selected to sing a jazz number for former president Bill Clinton at “A Night in New Orleans with Bill Clinton” at the Sydney Convention Centre as one of the highlights of her career.
Now Katie is reveling in her long-time love of jazz, swing and blues, with a new jazz album Aint Nobody's Baby. The album features a selection of jazz sounds and original songs together with an exclusive jazz-infused recording of her classic dance hit Beautiful. The best is yet to come for this unique and diverse performer.