Krystal Blue is an accomplished electronic music artist and performer from San Antonio, Texas. Born in 1984, her singing career began at the age of nine when she entered and won her first talent show. Her unique talent as a singer, coupled with a raw energy in front of a crowd had won her numerous competitions and awards over then next five years.
Not content with performing other artist's material, Krystal Blue began writing and arranging her own Hip Hop and R&B music at the age of 14. Her first single “Ghetto Cemetery” is still a fan favorite, and introduced her to the recording studio and record production. "Ghetto Cemetery" has also won her a Texas state award for 'Best Female Vocalist' in the year 1999 at SXSW. Her talent continued as a performer, backup singing and dancing for her older sister Candy AKA DulXeniA. This led to more than 1000 performances around the state of Texas. As well as Disney World in Orlando, FL, and Kansas City, MI as guest performer for the Miss USA Pageant.
In 2001, moved by the tragedy of the events from the World Trade Center, Krystal Blue wrote “Silence In The Rain”, as a tribute to the victims of 9/11. She accepted an invitation to perform the song on the internationally syndicated “Domingo” television show. With the many sucessful sales from her 2nd single, Krystal Blue sent her profits to the Red Cross for the 9/11 victums.
In 2002, right after her 17th birthday, Krystal released her first full length Album entitled, “Krystal Blue Vol. 1 & 2”, a solid mixed collection of infectious dance music. For her Album Release party, she promoted her first event on the same day of her release. This had given her immediate state wide publicity in the electronic industry as her popularity grew intensly within 2 months. Her subsequent touring to support the release introduced her to a legion of fans that follow her performances religiously. Electric stage presence and captivating performance have earned her a loyal following live and on the Internet.
A busy performance schedule didn’t keep Krystal Blue away from the studio, and she was quick to follow up in 2003 with her 2nd alnum, “Kiss It”. More musically evolved now, she pushed herself to new limits to create complex new sonic textures in her arrangements. The music shows a progressive maturity and voice of experience. She had continued making appearances in many festivals, conventions, and shows like Hot Import Nights in Houston, Dallas, and Orlando FL where she had won the overall award for 'Best Model'. This was their first ever voting competition for the models. One of her favorite festivals she had performed live at had drawn fans from out of the state specifically to see Krystal Blue perform live at Love Parade in San Fransisco, CA.
Now a career-oriented artist and producer, Krystal Blue has begun performing alongside other recent touring acts; DJ Irene, DJ D:FUSE, Kimball Collins, DJ Collette, and DJ MEA just to name a few.
The Internet has helped transform Krystal Blue from a regional talent into a world wide phenomenon. Voted “#1 Live Female Artist” in 2004 by The DJ List (www.djlist.com), her fanbase is currently at 500,000+ and climbing. Her website KrystalBlue.net includes Events Calendar, Newsletters, Message Board, Fan Sites, Performance Pictures, Photoshoots, Music Samples, History of Krystal Blue, and the Krystal Blue Store! Krystal Blue’s presence isn’t just at her website; her MySpace site (www.myspace.com/krystalblue) has over a quarter of a million registered fans! She was also ranked as the #1 unsigned musical artist in 2004 and 2005 with page views that ranged from 10,000 - 40,000 a day! Fan Mail pours in from all over the world, with thousands of messages every day. A typical Krystal Blue fan message consists of live performance schedule requests, new music requests, and positive feedback on albums purchased in person or online. Presently her profile views are more than 4,000,000+. Her total music plays: 2,750,000 and increasing everyday!
Krystal Blue's latest TV appearance was on E! Entertainment with Club TV which aired on June 25th. The 30min show consisted of an interview about Krystal Blue’s previous albums and what’s to come in the future with any new projects or albums. 2 months later, from the show recieving so many viewers, E! Entertainment's Club TV had aired Krystal Blue's interview 5 more repeated times!
"KISS IT!", Krystal Blue's latest album, has gotten so much recognition and exposure that she has become a world wide musical icon to many fans as well as other musicians. Many major artists such as The Crystal Method, Bad Boy Bill, JJ Flores, Steve Smooth, Alex Peace (to name a few) have taken quite the interest to Krystal Blue's exotic musical sounds personally complimenting KBlue on her production and vocal skills. Her up and coming projects with other musical artists are KlubJumpers, World-Wide known for their extreme talented skills in being the masters of remixing major pop and rock artists to dance music. Recording has been made much easier as she has just purchased a full Pro Tools studio from album sales.
Krystal Blue's most recent major appearance in June was located at Pure Nightclub in Las Vegas as she was personally picked by MySpace.com and Pure Nightclub as 1 of the Top 10 Most Downloaded Girls on MySpace.com!
SpikeTV was also another recent appearance in July as she appeared on SpikeTV show UFC with Tito Ortiz posing for the camera together in Huntington Beach, CA.
Krystal Blue’s 3rd studio Album, currently unamed, is set to be released 2007. Easily her deepest offering yet, the album reflects her own personal experiences struggling with the success of a career and her private life as well as up lifting songs expressing her happiest moments while producing this album. Features in the new album will include remix "Call Me" originally by Blondie, now remixed and vocals by Krystal Blue. Her first record to release with national distribution, this new album will be available at Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Tower Records, Barnes and Noble, Virgin Megastores, Borders, Target and many other brick and mortar stores. Web distribution includes www.krystalblue.net, Amazon.com, Apple’s iTunes Music Store, and CD Baby.
Krystal Blue is a fully developed talent that understands what it takes to succeed in the music business. Not just another pretty face fighting for exposure, she has propelled herself to places most artists only dream of, without the support of a record label. Even before the age of 22, the approaching success of her newest release promises to bring a new throng of fans into the fold and catapult this siren to superstar status. This is one ride you’re not going to want to miss.