Melanie Fiona Hanrim ( born July 4, 1982 in Toronto, Ontario ) is a Canadian R & B singer.
Fiona's parents had immigrated from British Guiana to Canada and both musicians themselves. Her father is a band guitarist and took her in her youth, sometimes on stage. Until 2003 she was a member of the R & B trio Xquisite, which also Andreena Mill and the later MTV presenter Nicole Holness belonged. With No Regrets, the 2002 group had their biggest hit.
Her solo career then took his time. In 2007, she was discovered by Steve Rifkind and commissioned by Universal under contract. After that they had indeed appearances with artists such as Akon, who had also been discovered by Rifkind and Robin Thicke and 2008 she was the opening act for Kanye West at the European tour, but has not yet published until then even something. In 2009, she took on the remix single to Give It to Me Right by the Swiss rapper Stress. Follow more collaborations.
Only in the spring of 2009, their debut single, Give It to Me Right appeared in Canada. The song builds on the background of the hit Time of the Season on by the zombies. It reached the top 20 of the Canadian Billboard charts, and shortly thereafter the number 57 R & B charts in the USA. Subsequently, the song was also released in Europe, where he also proved to be successful and amongst the top 10 reached in Italy and Switzerland. In July 2009, the debut album The Bridge was released. With the single Fiona Monday Morning took seven weeks, the head of the Swiss Charts and 2010, the song also reached the Top 5 in Austria.
As a guest musician
- Short presentation at WDR 2