Monique, 22, is a Cuban American former child star who began her career on international family show Sabado Gigante. Her passion for music and the arts began at the age of 5 and soon enough could not help but be on stage. She is a multi-talented artist she not only sings but also is a song writer, dancer and actress. Monique has performed in front of thousands of people on acclaimed stages such as the House of Blues and in Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. She was one of the 4 finalists in Sabado Gigante’s Viva la Diva and got to work with Grammy award winning artist Olga Tañon.
Soon her talent reached an international level when she was selected to be on the number one singing competition in America NBC’s “The Voice.” She wowed all 4 judges (Blake Shelton, Usher, Shakira, Adam Levine) making all four of them to turn around for her powerful, unique and captivating voice. Monique’s iTunes recording of the hit song “Loca” charted on the iTunes Latin charts for more than 3 weeks reaching number 4. Also reached number 6 on the Billboard Latin Digital Songs.
Monique was on Team Shakira and week after week won the hearts of the viewers at home and the judges. Soon after the Voice, Monique sky rocketed and was featured on important magazines such as Rolling Stones, Teen Vogue, Latina among others. Recently she was named one of the ‘Top Latina’s in competition Reality Shows” by Latina Magazine. Also, she is currently featured in Venue Magazine’s March/April issue.
She is very involved in her community and from a young age has been involved with foundations and organizations such as March of Dimes, La Liga Contra el Cancer, JDRF and Autism Speaks. Recently she has been heavily involved with the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation and Big Brother Big Sisters of Greater Miami. She performed at their Ride of Your Life Gala alongside Miami Heat’s DJ Irie. Also Monique has been teaming up with the Kiwanis of Little Havana and has performed at Carnival on the Mile (Telemundo stage) and Carnival Miami- Calle Ocho.
Monique’s debut single “Bajo el sol” ft. Theory was recently released and is doing fabulous overseas as well as in the US.
To view Monique’s Youtube video from “The Voice” click here.
Press Release and Newest Video : click here.