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Karaoke World Championships USA
National Finals 2022
KWCUSA NATIONAL FINALISTS 2022
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Ada Vox, aka THE VOICE of Drag, is an internationally recognized and celebrated diva who has graced multiple globally syndicated television programs and international stages. Ada has captured both pageant crowns and the hearts of millions while breaking glass ceilings and making television and LGBTQ+ history as a top tier talent and trailblazer. Ada is also a vocal coach, multi-instrumentalist and has shared a stage with the likes of Patti Labelle and Lionel Richie during her 20 year career
Celina Sasso is an Argentinian-American vocalist who has entertained the city of Las Vegas in musicals, plays and solo concerts with a diverse repertoire that includes jazz, opera, pop, rock and Broadway. She has performed as a featured vocalist at The Vegas Nevada Rooms, Lost Spirits Distillery, Monday’s Dark with Mark Shunock, Vegas Valley Concerts, and weekly appearances at Kenny Davidsen’s Bow Tie Cabaret. Celina toured the U.S. in 2021 with the Swing It! Girls and as a kickstart for 202
Charles Cros Mack
Cros is a three time winner of the Phoenix Blues Society’s Blues Challenge, achieved second place in the 2022 International Blues Challenge and was a finalist in the 2019 Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge. Cros has shared a stage with Cypress Hill, James Brown, B.B. King, Solomon Burke, Mavis Staples, along with the U.S. Navy and Army Bands. As a performer, Cros takes the audience on a ride through soul, funk, blues, rock, R&B and folk music and brings an incredible and unique
Elektra Heavenly was born and raised in a Puerto Rican home in South Jersey and has sung in nightclubs and cabaret since 2005. Elektra moved to Las Vegas in 2019 and has made guest appearances in shows such as Kelly Clinton's "Sit In" and Kenny Davidsen's "Bowtie Cabaret". She has dueted on stage, America's Got Talent's Michael Grimm, jazz sensation Toscha Comeaux and more. Elektra made dreams come true by making history earlier this year as the first transgender singer to headline a sol
After winning a talent show in 1984, Ian’s career has encompassed musical theatre, dramatic roles, directing, stand-up comedy, TV and film. Ian's first single reached #2 on the U.K. Top 40 singles chart. Ian co-founded the Women In Music Awards after transitioning into journalism, edited a stable of music magazines and became a fixture of BBC TV and Radio, ITV and Channel 5 throughout the 1990s and 2000s as a presenter, news contributor and actor. Ian is currently the voice of Imagine B
Jennie J is a country singer from Arizona who has crossed over into genres, including rock and R&B. She has collaborated with a wide range of artists including Lil Nas X, Keith Sweat, 112, Ryan Cabrera and Next. Jennie has used music to overcome her own personal struggles, and writes and creates music in the hopes of helping others heal too.
Kimberly Annand was the 2013 Female KWCUSA Gold Medal National Champion, back in the days when the competition had separate categories for male and female singers. She went on to be the Female KWC Bronze Medal World Winner later in the same year. Kimberly is the owner/operator off Sweet Harmony Entertainment, providing Karaoke/DJ services for over 20 years and is excited to return to KWCUSA as a Nationals Judge.
Miranda Raine is a songwriter, vocalist, karaoke host, writer, dancer, comedian, model, and artist. Known for her smooth vocals and range, Miranda has performed as a singer, comedian and dancer in Seattle, New Mexico, Colorado, and Las Vegas. She is currently working on a new album with Rupert Records and serves on the KWCUSA Board of Directors.
Norman J Liverpool-Saucier
Norman J. Liverpool-Saucier is an author, speaker and founder of his signature coaching and consulting business, Over the Top Living. Norman is an energetic force with a passion for connecting Queer Superheroes to their authentic purpose.. More than that, Norman is your Gay Best Friend! As a black, gay man, Norman is passionate about bringing about awareness of this unique intersectionality and calling attention to the many intersections of ourselves. Norman invites all to live an authentic
Trevor Keller trained in Classical and Opera Vocal performance and has enjoyed success as an actor, producer, and award-winning director, including professional performances in the clubs of Pittsburgh and across Pennsylvania. He was the founding Artistic Director of Gypsy Productions Inc. in 2003. Trevor is a past winner of Mr. Gulf Coast All American and has previously served as a KWCUSA judge at State. National and World levels.
2022 KWCUSA NATIONAL JURY PANEL
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