ABOUT KIARA

 

Victorian-born and Queensland based, Kiara Rodrigues, is the very essence of diversity. At just 26 years of age, her compelling tones and vibrant personality emulate a sense of maturity that is well beyond her years. In 2019, Kiara was nominated for Female Vocalist of the  Year in the Gold Medallion Media Awards. Her songwriting prowess was further rewarded as a five-time semi-finalist in the Tamworth  Songwriter’s Association awards which earned her the accolade of   Comedy/Novelty song of the year for her song ‘Mr Vanity’. With appearances on Channel Ten’s ‘Young Talent Time’ and ‘The X Factor, Kiara is certainly no stranger to the stage. Her career in country music, spanning 17 years, has seen her achieve the title of Triple World Champion (Country, Gospel, Rock) at the ‘ World Championships of Performing Arts in Hollywood, Junior  Aristocrat Country Entertainer of the Year and the 2013 ‘Voice of  Urban’/ Additional career highlights include singing at the world-famous ‘Tootsies’ in Nashville, singing the National Anthem at  Broncos vs Cowboys NRL games, and graduating from the CMAA  Senior Academy of Country Music. Her latest single  ‘Pretty Baby Blues’ has been received well across the airwaves peaking at #11 on the Australian Country Airplay Chart. Her fresh and contemporary sound is equally matched by her ability to deliver the timeless classics, making her an ideal ambassador for country music.

ACHIEVEMENTS​

  • Awarded "Female Rising Star"  at Southern Stars Australian Independent Country Music Awards

  • Tamworth Songwriter's Association Comedy Song of the Year for 'Mr Vanity'

  • #5 single “I’m Gonna Be Fine” Australian iTunes Charts

  • #4 single "Dear Daddy' Australian Itunes Charts

  • #36 'Dear Daddy' Australian Country Charts TOP 40

  •  #10 Top 20 98.9FM Australian TOP 20 CHARTS

  • Voted #48 on the list of people set to make headlines in 2014 by Brisbane Times

  • Performed at Main Concert Urban CMF

  • Performed on the Maton Showcase Tamworth (pictured above) 2014

  • Winner “Voice Of Urban” 2013

  • Winner Songwriting Mildura CMF 2012

  • Winner 1st,2nd Songwriting QLD Champion of Champions 2012

  • Aristocrat Entertainer of the Year 2011

  • Winner Melinda Schneider Idol 2011

  •  Semi-Finalist Channel Ten’s “Young Talent Time”

  • Triple World Champion- Gospel, Country, Rock @ World Championships of Performing Arts – Hollywood 2010

  • Performed at “Tootsie’s” in Nashville 2010

  • Performed the National Anthem at NRL Games, Redlands Council Swearing-in Ceremony, & Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup Race Day

  • Performed at Carols by Candlelight Townsville to a crowd of 20,000

  •  Performed at Lord Mayors Carols Riverstage, Brisbane

  • Graduate of Academy of Country Music at 10 yrs old

  • Performed with Beccy Cole, Melinda Schneider, Carter & Carter, Bill Chambers & Pete Denahy.