Grammy nominated, song
“You Should Have Been In Church .. instead of cheating on me”
Showtime At The Apollo, Harlem, New York
The world has been uplifted by the sound of a song bird with a glow in her eyes. More then just a singer, this entertainer transforms arenas into homes, stages into living rooms and audience members into family members.
Calden was always destined for stardom. At a young age she began her travels and her quest to satisfy her thirst for music. Calden was born in the Detroit, Michigan and raised in Somerville, Alabama. She would spend nine years of her adult life in Europe, every stop picking up inspiration that would help her in her dreamed career. Her musical inspiration comes from legends in the industry like Betty Wright, Yalonda Adams, Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston. At the age of nine she began to mimic these undisputed divas and by the time Calden took the stage she had created a sound of her own. A sound so unforgettable that Calden was nominated for a Grammy in 2002, for her song “You Should Have Been In Church ..instead of cheating on me”!
Calden is an artist with roots deeply embedded in the gospel genre of music, her style is more inspirational soul, then traditional gospel. Calden is not afraid to push the envelope and go after audiences from all genres of music. Her strength as an on stage entertainer has made the transition easy for this elegant songstress. Calden has performed on the same stages as Kim Waters, Roy Ayers, R ‘Kelly, SILK, Crystal Waters, Keith Wonder Boy Johnson, Damon Little, and rap legend Kurtis Blow. Calden has toured in Europe and made numerous stage appearances solo as well as with her band. One of her major performances includes Showtime At The Apollo in Harlem, New York,. Calden electrifies audiences world wide and her gift for performing has made her one of the most sort after personalities in her market.
Calden has hosted Television shows and is formerly the host and executive producer of her own radio talk show, (You Should Have Been In Church) that aired on Rejoice 100.9 FM (WFMI)
Incorporating gospel, inspirational, R&B and a touch of Hip-Hop to make the world’s next icon!