|Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA|
|Description: New. Refreshing. Soulful. Futuristic.|
|Biography: Santalina’s sound is “Urban Dance/Rock” sprinkled with Philadelphia soul. Her image is sophisticated, 40’s, and cute wrapped in a playful sexy ethnic look. She has the erotic look of Paula Abdul mixed with the vocals and playfulness of Cindy Lauper. Her dance tracks pump with the energy of Gwen Stefani and Lady Gaga.
– MSN.COM – Coined “The Face of MSN.com” due to her frequent appearances on their home page which counts over 250,000,000 hits daily (www.alexa.com). Her picture has appeared on the front page 19 times. This massive amount of awareness is due to her five-part mini-documentary conducted by SPRITE Soda for their “Exposure” campaign.
– BILLBOARD MAGAZINE – Santalina has been featured on the industry magazine a few times!
– MTV NEXT / MAKING THE BAND – Santalina’s music was featured in multiple episodes of the current season.
– MTV CRIBS / TEEN CRIBS / TRUE LIFE – Santalina’s music will be featured on the upcoming seasons!
– MEDIABASE/BDS – Santalina’s “Kick In The Door” single has counted multiple mediabase/BDS spins. Beside conventional radio, she has also been interviewed on Sirius Satellite, Conspiracy Radio (UK), and Sprint Radio. The new video premiered on 5.15.08 on BILLBOARD.com. Windows Media featured the video on every computer that uses the player Microsoft player in the world (over 1 BILLION).
– MUSIC…Santalina has worked working with some of the biggest names in the music industry including Grammy Award Winning Producers Eddie Hustle (“U Remind Me” by Usher) and Keith Shocklee (Bomb Squad, Public Enemy, BBD), and multi-platinum producer Mr. Mig (LeeAnn Rhimes, Beyonce, Omarion).
– NATIONAL TV…Santalina has appeared numerous times on National Television including her performance opening for ELTON JOHN, PATTI LABELLE, and BRYAN ADAMS on ABC’s Welcome America Festival (one of ABC’s most watched events). She also has sung the National Anthem at a variety of Philadelphia Sixers and Phillies games televised by an array of stations.
– CHARITY…Santalina also is a big supporter of many causes. Along with DMC (Run DMC), she is part of the Hip-Hop for Hounds movement for the American Humane Society, does frequent shows/autograph signings for the United Way, main artist for Katrina Kids, tours with the “Stop the Violence” high school tour, and a speaker at many classes and seminars to encourage children. After performing all over the US and developing an undeniable fan base (Over 130,000 myspace.com friends), it is evident that Santalina is poised to be the next big music sensation. We appreciate your time and consideration in joining us with the evolution of this future superstar.
– Santalina was awarded “Best New Artist” on BET AWARDS Ya Heard! Summer 2008
– MYSPACE.COM – Santalina has over 155,000 myspace friends and over 1.5 million plays and views
– Santalina just recently finished a Single with “Lucas Prata” (Ultra Records)
– featured on MTV’s Sweet 16
– SONICBIDS – Santalina was named the most viewed press kit (2007)
“The Next Big Music Sensation” – msn.com