Kelly is a French musician born in 1982. She comes from a notable family that also has connection to music and art. Her father King Joe Bale is a composer while her mother Emmanuelle Vidal Simoës de Fonseca is the founder of the band Chocolats. She also writes songs released by the band.
From the early childhood, Kelly’s life was connected with music. She took violin and piano lessons. Besides, she visited the Royal Academy to learn how to dance. Later on, she enrolled in one of the Academies in London since she wanted to study how to sing. Her first performance happened back in 2001. She released the single “Vivre la Vie” that instantly became popular not only in France, but also received worldwide recognition. The single was called one of the top 10 CDs most sold.
The same year she presented to the public her debut EP entitled “Kelly Joyce”. There were more than 800,000 copies of the album sold worldwide. Besides, the singles from the album were broadcast on the radio and TV in all parts of the world – Canada, New Zeeland, Siberia, Africa and Asia. The album shows how diversified Kelly’s talent is. The singles are written in a variety of genres and styles, starting from the tango to the Caribbean rhythms. The album won Kelly a nomination at the French Music Awards.
Kelly also took part in a number of festivals all over the world. In 2003, she was invited to take part in the Christmas concert that took place in Vatican.