Nikki Yanofsky

Nikki Yanofsky, a Montreal-based talent, is known for her amazing voice and jazz style. She was an international success at the age of 15. Yanofsky was born on February 8, 1994. Her talent and love of theater made her an excellent performer. Yanofsky, then 12, became the youngest artist to headline her own show at Montreal Jazz Festival 2006. She sold out multiple times and performed for over 100,000 people. In 2007, she made her recording debut on the Ella Fitzgerald tribute album, We All Love Ella. She performed Ella’s “Airmail Special”. Yanofsky rose to fame in jazz and became a well-known talent in teen pop. She recorded the English and French versions of “Gotta Go My Own Way” as part of the High School Musical 2 soundtrack. Yanofsky also appeared on YTV’s The Next Star. Yanofsky’s first full-length album, Ella…Of TheeI Swing, was released in September 2008. It is a recording of one of her most memorable live performances. It was a commercial and critical success in Canada and Yanofsky received two Juno nominations for Vocal Jazz Album of the year and New Artist of the year. She is also one of the youngest ever to receive these honors. Phil Ramone produced her debut album, Nikki. It charted well on Canada’s charts, but did not make it to the U.S. Top 40. A month later, Nikki Live In Montreal was released. Allmusic

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