Date Te rā
Sunday 20 August, 8:45PM
Location Te wāhiThe Cloud
After performing original song ‘Keith’ to coach Keith Urban on The Voice Australia, Bell’s single ‘Keith’ written as a tribute has become a global hit with over 30 million Tik Tok plays, 14 million Spotify plays and is charting in the US, Canada, UK, Norway, NZ and took the #1 spot All Genre in Australia for a week ahead of Harry Styles and Luke Combs.
Kaylee's powerful vocals and energetic live shows with her band, channels the likes of icons Sheryl Crow, Pink and Shania. Kaylee was invited to perform #1 US single ‘WE WERE US’ with International Superstar KEITH URBAN on his 'Light The Fuse' World Tour of Australia in 2014 and again on his 2016 'ripCORD' World Tour at the infamous 'Cake Tin' arena in Wellington. Bell was a Support Act for THE CHICKS on their World Tour in NZ at Mission Estate, April 2017 to a 30,000 strong crowd.
Kaylee began singing in Country Music talent quests at the age of 4 and after winning the NZ Gold Guitar Award at age 18, Bell completed a Bachelor Of Performing Arts at the National Academy Of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) and moved to Australia having turned 21 to carve out a career as a successful country music artist. Bell quickly captured the attention of music heavyweights and industry folk with her winning the prestigious Toyota Star Maker in 2013.
Since the release of her debut album ‘Heartfirst', Bell has topped the Australian Music Network Country Charts. Her single 'Pieces' written and released with fellow Toyota Star Maker Jared Porter, charged straight to #1 on radio charts across Australia. Bell was the first winner outside of the US to take out the US Unsigned Only Competition Overall Grand Prize from over 10, 000 entries. Bell is a winner of the prestigious Tui for 'Best Country Artist' at the Aotearoa Music Awards and is a recipient of APRA's 'Best Country Song' award.
Bell has spent the past ten years back and forth to Nashville, USA writing and perfecting her craft. Bell's breakout single ‘Getting Closer’ written with Australian country music star Morgan Evans has gained international attention from US country pop superstars Carrie Underwood and Kelsea Ballerini and continues to clock up some impressive streaming stats online.
Kaylee has performed at the Global Artist Showcase in Nashville, The Bluebird Cafe, C2C London, Key West Songwriters Festival, Florida USA aswell as opened for Dixie Chicks, Brad Paisley, Morgan Evans, Lee Kernaghan, The McClymonts and has played mainstage at many premiere country music festivals in Australia and New Zealand including CMC Rocks Festival, Deni Ute Muster, Gympie Muster and Top Paddock Country Music Festival NZ.
Bell's tribute to Keith Urban, 'Keith' has already clocked up over 14 million streams and was the #1 song on NZ Official Radio chart first week of release, #1 on the Australia Official Country Chart and spent over 25 weeks on The Music Network Chart. 'Keith' is the first single by a Female Country Artist to clock over 5 million streams since Kasey Chambers hit 'Am I Not Pretty Enough.'
'That Summer' was a breakout Country Pop crossover hit on NZ mainstream radio big hitters ZM, More FM and The Hits, being the 'Most Added Single to NZ Mainstream Radio' for the first week of release. Bell was featured in Times Square, New York as the face of Spotify's EQUAL global campaign representing Female Artists in Music.
2022 saw Bell open for US Country Superstar Brad Paisley on his World Tour, NZ's biggest band Six60's Stadium Tour, headline Coca Cola Christmas In The Park and play mainstage at CMC Rocks, Australia's biggest Country Festival. Bell wrapped up the year as the only Female artist to make the Top 10 of the Australian Airplay Charts compiled by Radio Monitor and with over 18 million Spotify streams for the year, Bell is the Most Streamed Country Artist based in Australia for 2022.
Bell is an independent, self managed artist and with over 40 million streams, Bell solidifies herself as the 'Most Streamed Female Country Artist' in Australasia for 2022.
Location Te wāhi
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Getting there Te huarahi ki reira
The Cloud is located at Queen’s Wharf next to Shed 10 – its distinctive shape makes it hard to miss. Buses and trains are accessible via Britomart Station, located across Quay Street from the venue.
Local tip He tīwhiri mō te rohe
If driving, paid parking at Britomart and Downtown Car Parks are the closest. Save cash by using public transport, taxi or rideshare – there’s even a car drop-off right outside the entrance of The Cloud.