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In South-Africa, the world-class singer-songwriter Nianell is known as the vivacious, fiery-haired and angel-tongued majestic mistress of music. With her immaculate voice, she dazzles with ease among four octaves. She is a vocal gymnast, her music original and exciting. Elements of Folk, Pop, R&B, Country, Classic and even Celtic music are all fused into her own unique style.

Nianell was born in Omaruru, a tiny Namibian town, between Windhoek and Swakopmund. She matriculated in Windhoek and majored in light music at Pretoria Technikon, earning a 3 year diploma. She has also studied classical music through London’s Trinity College and Unisa.

Her prodigious talent has already been appreciated and celebrated in the international arena of entertainment. Her composition “Who painted the moon?” was covered by the international star, Hayley Westernra on her album, “Pure”. This album sold in excess of 2 million copies and Nianell’s song featured as a single on this album. Nianell has also performed on the same bill with artist such as Christina Aguilera, Westlife and Diana Ross at the Unite the Stars event held in South Africa.

In 2010 Nianell performed with the legendary Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli at the Celebrate Africa event held during the FIFA World Cup hosted in South Africa. Nianell also performed at the finals of the FIFA World Cup, which was televised worldwide, sharing the stage with artist like Shakira and Freshly Ground.

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