Award-winning singer Monalisa Young has recorded and toured with many of the greatest artists in the history of music such as Bob Dylan, Joe Cocker and Neil Diamond to name a few, and has also accomplished charted-topping recordings of her own (solo as well as groups) singing on Gold and Platinum records.
In addition to touring and releasing her own solo albums, Monalisa Young is an in-demand singer, songwriter, actress and vocal producer having appeared on popular television show’s such as The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, The Tonight Show and Saturday Night Live to name a few.
Monalisa continues to provide lead and background vocals on albums for popular musicians such as Ray Charles, Barbara Streisand, Chicago, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Whitney Houston, Barry White, Paula Abdul, Sir Elton John, Malcom McLaren, Marvin Gaye, Michael McDonald, Aaron Neville, Brandy, Barry Manilow, Michael Bolton, Kylie Minogue, Tom Jones, Jeffrey Osborne, Dr. Dre and Yanni. View a full discography here.
Monalisa’s vocals can also be heard on well-known soundtracks from popular movies such as Little Shop of Horrors, Free Willy II, Congo, Hercules, The Truth about Cat’s and Dogs, Three Weddings and a Funeral, Three Men and a Little Lady and Coming to America.
In addition, Monalisa has performed in commercials for companies such as British Airways, Minute Maid, Pontiac, Mazda, Nike, Paul Mitchell, ABC TV and Bank of America.
Monalisa is also well known for providing the female jingle for "Rick Dees and the Weekly Top 40" which aired nationally on Rick Dee’s popular radio show for over a decade. Listen now.
Monalisa received the prestigious Clio Award for her performance of the world famous “British Airways Commercial” with the well known classic from Lakme’ “The Flower Duet” singing both vocals of which she also re-recorded for Yanni’s Grammy nominated album “Dare To Dream”. This exotic recording in its re-arrangement would then be known as “Aria”. Watch it now.
With Monalisa’s vocals and Malcom McLaren’s concept of this Commercial has helped resurrect the original piece worldwide. Monalisa’s vocals of this gorgeous piece was played in forty-four countries and it was also used for the French Elections.
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