Kathleen Emperatriz “Kat” DeLuna (born November 26, 1987 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American Pop and R&B singer of Puerto Rican and Dominican heritage. She is currently signed to Universal Motown after previously being signed to Epic. She is noted for her Soprano vocal range and has won one Latin Billboard Music Award for her debut single “Whine Up”.
In 2006, DeLuna was signed by Epic Records and released her single “Whine Up” which hit #29 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the Summer of 2007. Following the success of the single, her debut album, 9 Lives, was released on August 7, 2007. It peaked on the Billboard Top 200 Albums at #58.
In February 2010, she participated in the Spanish remake of “We Are the World” called “Somos El Mundo” alongside other Dominican singers: Juan Luis Guerra, Milly Quezada, Eddy Herrera, Romeo (Aventura), Fernando Villalona and Latin artists such as Paulina Rubio, Thalia, Belinda, Luis Fonsi, and Chayanne among others to dedicate to the devastation in the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the Haitian people who were severely injured.
On April 13th 2010, Kat DeLuna released the lead single from her sophomore album Inside Out entitled “Push Push”. The song was produced by RADIO, and features Akon. It peaked at #49 on Mediabase’s CHR/Pop airplay chart.
Currently, she is still recording her sophomore album, while gearing up for a rumored new single, “Be There” produced by Eightysix before the release of the album.
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