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Natalie La Rose

Natalie La Rose
BornAmsterdam, Netherlands
GenresR&B[1][2]
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • dancer
2010-present
Labels
Websitenatalielarose.com

Natalie La Rose (born 11 July 1988) is a Dutch singer, songwriter and dancer who lives in the United States. In 2013, she signed a recording contract with American rapper Flo Rida's International Music Group imprint and Republic Records.[3]

Early life

La Rose was born on 11 July 1988[4] in Amsterdam, Netherlands.[5] Her parents are of Surinamese ancestry.[6] La Rose has a sister, with whom she would dance and sing during her childhood.[7] She also has two older brothers, who are not dancers nor singers.[8] La Rose graduated in 2008 at the Lucia Marthas Dance Academy in Amsterdam, where she had studied singing and dancing.[9][10]

Career

2010-2011: Career beginnings

At the age of 20, La Rose moved to Los Angeles to become a singer and dancer. She explained: "I didn't feel like I was getting anywhere in the Netherlands. I'd always had this belief that America was the place to be for me."[7]

In 2010, La Rose got her first opportunity when she signed a deal with Blackground Records, while being distributed by Interscope Records, as part of the musical duo Amsterdam with Sigourney Korper, who appeared together in the music video for label mate J. Lewis and Flo Rida's "Dancing for Me". However, she says of this situation: "The group didn't work out, and no music was released. It just wasn't the right time."[3]

In 2011, La Rose appeared as the leading female dancer in Lloyd's "Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)".[11] In the same year, while at an ESPY Awards after party, she went up to Flo Rida and told him that she was going to work with him one day. Impressed with La Rose's confidence, the multi-platinum international superstar invited her to the studio. Over the next two years, she performed with Flo around the world.

In 2013, La Rose officially inked a deal with his International Music Group (I.M.G.) label and Republic Records.

2015-present: Breakthrough

On 6 January 2015, she released her debut single, "Somebody". The song features Def Jam recording artist Jeremih.[12] "Somebody" peaked at No. 2 on the Official UK Singles Chart, No. 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and No. 12 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart. On 24 April 2015, it was announced that La Rose will accompany Debby Ryan and Bea Miller as opening acts for the summer leg of Fifth Harmony's Reflection Tour, which began on 15 July in Louisville, KY. [13] On 2 June 2015, she released her second single, "Around the World" featuring 300 recording artist Fetty Wap and production by Max Martin.[14] The song was written by Marco Borrero, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Rickard Goransson, Justin Franks and Willie Maxwell.[14] "Around the World"'s accompanying music video premiered on 24 July 2015.[15]

Artistry

Influences

La Rose cites Aaliyah, Beyoncé, Shakira, Selena, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Musiq Soulchild, Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston among her musical influences.[16][17][18]

Discography

Singles

As lead artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
NLD
[19]
AUS
[20]
BEL
(FL)
Tip

[21]
CAN
[22]
FRA
[23]
IRE
[24]
NZ
[25]
SWE
[26]
UK
[27]
US
[28]
"Somebody"
(featuring Jeremih)
2015 12 12 10 22 71 28 34 68 2 10 Non-album singles
"Around the World"
(featuring Fetty Wap)
-- -- 27 -- -- 85 -- -- 14 --[a]
"--" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NLD
[19]
IRE
[24]
NOR
[33]
SWE
[26]
UK
[34]
"Gypsy Woman"
(Caroline D'Amore featuring Natalie La Rose)
2015 -- -- -- -- -- Non-album singles
"Worse Things than Love"
(Timeflies featuring Natalie La Rose)
-- -- -- -- --
"The Right Song"
(Tiësto and Oliver Heldens featuring Natalie La Rose)
2016 46 57 33 100 39
"--" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Music videos

Year Artist Title
2010 J. Lewis "Dancin' for Me" (featuring Flo Rida)[35]
2011 Lloyd "Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)"[36]
2014 Flo Rida "G.D.F.R." (featuring Sage the Gemini and Lookas)

Awards and nominations

Year Award Result Nominated work Category
2015 MTV Europe Music Awards[37] Nominated -- Best Push Act
Nominated Best Dutch Act
2017 EBBA Awards Won Netherlands

Tours

Featured act

Notes

  1. ^ "Around the World" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number three on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[32]

References

  1. ^ "Natalie La Rose - Biography". Billboard.
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Natalie La Rose > Biography & History". AllMusic. A contemporary R&B vocalist from Amsterdam
  3. ^ a b "Natalie La Rose's Republic Records Artist Page". republicrecords.com. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ Natalie La Rose Full Interview w/ Andy Gil on 104.3 NOW FM, 28 May 2015, retrieved 2016
  5. ^ (in Dutch) Bijgewerkte Hitflits: tweede week voor Racoon; Na doorbraak in Amerika nu ook Nederlands succes voor Natalie la Rose, De Megaman (weblog), 2015. Retrieved on 3 March 2015.
  6. ^ Natalie La Rose Discography at Discogs. Discogs.com. Retrieved on 2015-01-16.
  7. ^ a b Rowlands, Geoffrey (2 March 2015). "The courageous and determined Natalie La Rose". Gulf Times. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ Natalie La Rose interview, 8 May 2015, retrieved 2016
  9. ^ "Musical - High School Musical". stage-entertainment.nl (in Dutch). 2009. Retrieved 2015.
  10. ^ Breezy, Elle (3 April 2015). "[EXCLUSIVE] Flo Rida's Artist Natalie La Rose Talks Journey From Holland to LA, Aaliyah Comparisons, Big Hair, More". Singersroom. Retrieved 2015.
  11. ^ "Natalie La Rose "Just Wanted To Perform," Talks Early Stages of Music Career with DJ Toro". 923amp.cbslocal.com. 29 December 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  12. ^ "Tomorrow's Hits: Natalie La Rose, Wash & Josh Dorr". Billboard. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  13. ^ Madeline Roth (25 April 2015). "Fifth Harmony Announce Summer 'Reflection' Tour: Get All The Details!". MTV. Retrieved 2015.
  14. ^ a b "Natalie La Rose "All Around the World feat. Fetty Wap Premiere". Archived from the original on 30 June 2015.
  15. ^ Stutz, Colin (24 July 2015). "Natalie La Rose Brings Her Dance Moves 'Around the World' With Fetty Wap: Watch". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2015.
  16. ^ "Natalie La Rose Speaks On Her Celebrity Crush, First Job + More!". YouTube.com. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  17. ^ "Natalie La Rose Interview w/ Bootleg Kev on Wild 94.1". YouTube.com. 14 January 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  18. ^ "Natalie La Rose on Her Whitney Houston-Influenced Hit 'Somebody'". 23 February 2015.
  19. ^ a b "Discografie Natalie La Rose". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch).
  20. ^ "Discography Natalie La Rose". australian-charts.com.
  21. ^ "Discografie Natalie La Rose" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 2019.
  22. ^ "Natalie La Rose Chart History - Billboard Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2019.
  23. ^ "Discografie Natalie La Rose". lescharts.com (in French).
  24. ^ a b "Discography Natalie La Rose". irish-charts.com. Retrieved 2019.
  25. ^ "Discography Natalie La Rose". charts.nz. Retrieved 2019.
  26. ^ a b "Discography Natalie La Rose". swedishcharts.com.
  27. ^ "Natalie La Rose". Official Charts Company.
  28. ^ "Natalie La Rose Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2019.
  29. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2015 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2019.
  30. ^ "British certifications - Natalie La Rose". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2019.Type Natalie La Rose in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  31. ^ "American certifications - Natalie La Rose". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2019.
  32. ^ "Natalie La Rose Album & Song Chart History: Bubbling Under Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2015.
  33. ^ Peak chart positions for singles as featured artist in Norway:
  34. ^ Peak chart positions for singles as featured artist in the United Kingdom:
    • "The Right Song": "DJ Tiesto". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2019.
  35. ^ "J. Lewis - Dancin' For Me ft. Flo Rida". YouTube. 26 May 2010. Retrieved 2015.
  36. ^ "Lloyd - Dedication To My Ex (Miss That) ft. Andre 3000". YouTube. 10 November 2011. Retrieved 2015.
  37. ^ "Taylor Swift Leads MTV EMAs With 9 Nominations". Billboard. 15 September 2015. Retrieved 2015.

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