Born Angelique Meunier, Havana Brown is a Mauritian Australian DJ, singer and dancer.
In 2008, Havana Brown joined Island Records Australia as a DJ, after being scouted by the manager of the label. Following this she released her Crave compilation album series, features a variety of covers and inventive remixes. That same year Brown embarked on a tour with Rihanna, supporting the pop and RnB superstar on the Australian leg of her Good Girl Fine Bad album tour. This was followed by Brown supporting the girl group the Pussycat Dolls on the Australian leg of their Doll Domination tour and also Britney Spears on her Circus tour for both the European and the Australian parts of her tour. Brown also supported Chris Brown on the Australian leg of his F.A.M.E. tour.
Since the winter of 2009, Brown has DJ’ed on the Australian state wide radio show, Party People on the Today Network, every Saturday night. In 2011, she released her debut single We Run the Night and the song went on to become triple platinum certified by the Australian Recording Industry Association (as well as peaking at number 5 on the their Singles chart) for selling 2010,000 copies. Brown was also nominated for Breakthrough Artist Single and Highest Selling Single at the ARIA Music Awards. A remix of the track was released in the U.S in September, featuring a verse by from rapper Pitbull and shot to the number one spot on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Songs chart and number 26 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her second single Get It peaked at number 38 on the ARIA Singles Chart. That same year Brown also toured with Enrique Iglesias for the Australian leg of his Euphoria tour.
2012 saw Brown release her debut EP, When the Lights Go Out, as well as make a guest appearance on major talent show America’s Got Talent and supported Pitbull on his Planet Pit World Tour. She also represented Australia at the very first ABU TV Song Festival in Seoul, South Korea. Brown went on to release her third single from When the Light Go Out, ‘Big Banana’ featuring the artists R3hab and Prophet of 7Lions, and the track peaked at number 15 on the US Dance/Electronic Songs chart and number 2 on the ARIA Dance Single Chart in Australia as well as being certified gold by ARIA.
In 2013, Brown debuted her studio album titled Flashing Lights, which saw her collaborate with Afrojack, Cassice Davis and RedOne among others, and the new release came in at number six on the ARIA Albums Chart. One of the album’s lead singles, ‘Warrior’ was certified platinum when it sold over 70,000 copies and was nominated for Song of the Year at the ARIA Music Awards. Brown also performed the song The X Factor Australia as a musical guest. She released new material in 2014, the songs ‘Whatever We Want’, ‘Better Not Said’ and ‘No Ordinary Love’. As well as supporting Bruno Mars on his The Moonshine Jungle Tour in Las Vegas Brown was nominated for the award of Best Australia Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards as well as World’s best Female Artist, World’s best Live Act, World’s Best Entertainer of the Year and World’s Best Song (for ‘Warrior’) at the World Music Awards.
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