Nicknamed the Pocket Rocket for her stature, passionate and versatile performing,
Kel-Anne Brandt has been described as a performer with a beautiful voice and dynamic stage presence
Originally from Cessnock in the NSW Hunter Valley Wine Country,
Kel-Anne Brandt made her stage debut at the tender age of three and has gone on to perform and entertain fans both nationally and internationally, including being invited to sing for the Aussie Troops and Federal Police in the Solomons in 2007.
Faced with a life threatening condition in 1997, Kel-Anne realized it was time to make a change and make a success from her career. She gave up her day job to follow her dream of being a country music star.
Kel-Anne has graced our TV screens with appearances as a commercial and TV actor. She appeared on Channel 7s All Saints. Featured on Prime TV Show Little Bit of Country and she has also performed regularly on Good Morning Australia with Bert Newton.
Kel-Anne has recorded one promotional Album, three EPs plus two Commercial Albums. The 1st Commercial Album was Produced by a Legendary American Producer John Beland which included a duet with Brian Cadd and a National and International Hit with Rodeo Eyes.
Kel-Annes single Somewhere Between Love and Leavin became a Top 30 hit in 2001 and she later went on to enjoy a Top 10 Hit on the National Country Charts and Top 30 on the Worldwide Mainstream Chart in 2003 with the single Rodeo Eyes .
Kel-Anne has been nominated many times for the annual Mo Awards for Female Country Performer of the Year, in addition to nominations in the A.C.E and T.I.A.R.A Awards.
Kel-Annes 2nd album Im A Big Girl Now produced by Roger Corbett showcases her versatility as a singer with a great mix of classic country, contemporary and new co-written songs.
The 1st single to be released was Sometimes You Win When You Lose this became a Top 10 hit in Australia with the Video Clip playing on CMC.
The 2nd single Top of My List duet with Daniel Thompson becoming a number one Hit on the Hot Fm Charts and gaining many award nominations.
In 2010 Kel-Anne had Two Top 10 Hit Singles on the UK Top 40 Country chart with My Baby Loves Me and Sometimes You Win When You Lose.
In January 2011 at the Tamworth Country Music Festival Kel-Anne Won the MeetnGreet Fans Choice Award for Most Popular Female Independent Artist.
And in March 2011 Kel-Anne had her 3rd Top 10 Hit in the UK with Rockin with the Rhythm of the Rain.
In October 2011 Kel-Annes single My Baby Loves Me became a Top 20 Hit on the Australian Country Tracks Top 30 Chart.
In November 2011 Kel-Anne Won the Award for Best Country Rock Song, with her single My Baby Loves Me at the Canberra Country Music Awards.
In 2012 Kel-Anne is honoured to have been nominated for another ACE Award and her
10th MoAward. Kel-Anne has also in October 2012 had her 5th UK Radio Hit Go Away Come Back.
In 2013 Kel-Anne was honoured to have been nominated for another A.C.E Award alongside Melinda Schneider, Beccy Cole, John Williamson, Troy Cassar Daly And Adam Brand and her 11th MO Award nomination alongside Beccy Cole, Melinda Schneider, McClymonts, Nikki Gillis and Wayne Horsburgh.
Now in 2014 Kel-Anne has a Hit Single Grandma which has charted Worldwide including becoming a #1 Hit on a U.S.A. Country Chart. And her Single Green Door became a Top 10 Hit here in Australia.
In May 2014 Kel-Anne Won the coveted Mo Award for the Julie Anthony Female Vocal Performer of the Year!
I play live all over Australia and I love it.
I have been influenced by many artists. Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, Olivia Newton John Shania Twain , Reba McEntire and Linda Ronstadt just to mention a few.