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Kiesa Ellestad

Biography

Well known on her behalf graph topping single “Hideaway,” she actually is a pop and home music singer and songwriter aswell as designer and trained ballerina. She performs beneath the name Kiesza. Like a previous tall-ship sailor, the Military once attemptedto train her like a sniper. For college, she went to Selkirk’s music college in Hawaii for just one year and attender Berklee University of Music in Boston. She was presented in the favorite Finnish music “Triggerfinger” by Donkeyboy. She was created in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and later on resided in NEW YORK. She has created songs for performers including Kylie Minogue, Rihanna, and Icona Pop.

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Full Name Kiesza
Date Of Birth January 16, 1989
Place Of Birth Calgary, Canada
Height 1.65 m
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality Canadian
Parents Debra Ann McCann
Awards Juno Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Juno Award for Video of the Year, Juno Award for Dance Recording of the Year, YouTube Music Award
Nominations MTV Europe Music Award for Best Push Artist, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography, Juno Award for Single of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act, MuchMusic Video Award for Video of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Most Buzzworthy Canadian Artist, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Canadian Act, Echo Award for Best International Newcomer, MuchMusic Video Award for Best EDM/Dance Video, Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist
Star Sign Capricorn

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The X Factor2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Britain's Got Talent2015TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Waterloo Road2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tricked2014TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Sunday Brunch2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
World Championship SnookerTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
21 Hottest Girls in Pop Right Now2014TV Movie performer: "Hideaway"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Backstage Diaries2015TV Series
Kiesza: Hideaway2014Video short

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kiesza: Hideaway2014Video short

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monks of Despair2009Short as Keisa Ellestad, music written and performed by

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Creepy Jesus2009Short composer: theme music

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Island Life2015TV MovieHerself
Good Morning America2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The 69th Annual Tony Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Presenter
Evening Urgant2015TV SeriesHerself
The Ellen DeGeneres Show2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2014TV SeriesHerself
Circus Halligalli2014TV SeriesHerself - Performer
MTV Europe Music Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Conan2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Live with Kelly and Ryan2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Schlag den Raab2014TV SeriesHerself
2014 MTV Video Music Awards2014TV SpecialHerself
Sunday Brunch2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical guest
What's Up2014TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
2014 MuchMusic Video Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Access Hollywood2014TV SeriesHerself - Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live with Kelly and Ryan2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
21 Hottest Girls in Pop Right Now2014TV MovieHerself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Choreography· Ljuba Castot


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