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Love your vibe.

Posted on: 11th October, 2019 19:36:26

Really pretty person such inspirational and hope to see more of you

Posted on: 24th September, 2016 21:42:11

Really no record deal? That has to be impossible.

Posted on: 4th February, 2016 21:48:22

Dilana is by far the BEST female singer/songwriter/vocalist/artist/performer today. She puts 100% emotion into every lyric that comes out of her mouth, which gives the words life and it reaches out and touches your soul. Her stage performance is also phen

Posted on: 8th July, 2015 14:38:03

Dilana is the greatest female living Rock vocalist of our time. Period.
Amazing voice, consummate performer, true artist and a beautiful person inside and out.

Nothing and Nobody tops Dilana.

Posted on: 4th July, 2015 02:17:44

One of the best technical singers I have heard in years. Personality and stage presence is excellent. And her heart is with the songs she writes, her fans and River.

Posted on: 3rd July, 2015 15:29:11

to finish my comment.......a heart of gold! She will do a magical record that will be a heart stopper as well as a chart topper!!

Posted on: 3rd July, 2015 02:48:54

I can say without any reservation that there is truly no one anywhere, any time who is as deserving as DILANA of winning this contest & all it represents!! An extremely talented artist, she is even more a caring, kind a generous young woman with a heart

Posted on: 3rd July, 2015 02:44:59

A true indi artist with nothing but pure sound. Hope you get the record deal so you can dedicate your efforts in making magical music.

Posted on: 16th April, 2015 15:23:20

This personal video clearly shows what an amazing mother Dilana is to her sweet little daughter River. Though its difficult to travel with a small child, Dilana has not once traveled without River...she is a very dedicated & caring mother as she is a dedi

Posted on: 4th April, 2015 01:14:40

Artist Profile

Name / Band Name: Dilana
Genres: Blues, Hard Rock, Indie, Pop, Rock
Location: Ontario, CA United States

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Member Since: 06/07/14
Profile Views: 51011
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Likeability Rating: 9 out of 10
Fans: 165

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Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the girl known by age two as Dilana Smith discovered a love for music at an early age, participating in school and church choirs as an escape from an unpleasant home life. Inspired by such visceral singers as Janis Joplin and Tina Turner, she left school at sixteen to follow her own dreams. Dilana soon found herself with a promising music career in Holland, becoming one of the country's most coveted live acts. Recording and releasing the album Wonderfool in 2000 yielded five singles, four videos and a string of touring and festival gigs throughout the region, celebrating her natural talents as a songwriter and performer.

By way of Houston, Dilana arrived in L.A. and auditioned to compete on TV's "Rock Star Supernova." Quoted in the Hollywood Press, "The moment she stepped on the Mayan Theatre stage for Episode 1 and performed 'Lithium,' Dilana instantly became the show's frontrunner." Her powerful vocals and commanding stage presence amassed legions of new fans from around the world. That acclaim inspired Dilana to further pursue her musical passions with characteristic tenacity.

Dilana has performed with rock's biggest legends including Tommy Lee and Mick Mars (Mötley Crue), Dave Navarro (Jane's Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Gilby Clark (Guns N' Roses). In 2007, she won over the masses with opening slot performances for Aerosmith and Beth Hart. She launched two solo tours spanning North America and Western Europe that both consistently sold out and earned stellar reviews in the press and in 2009, Dilana ended a third successful year performing by touring her native South Africa.

Following the release of seven singles, Dilana spent much of 2008 in the studio. In November 2009, she unleashed the album Inside Out, featuring 12 original tracks and her first full-length album in nine years. As new opportunities presented themselves, Dilana jumped at the chance to venture into film acting. The singer/songwriter won the BEST ACTRESS award at the Action On Film International Film Festival as well as winning both the BEST ACTRESS award and the BEST MUSIC award at the American International Film Festival for the 9 songs she wrote and performed in the rock drama: Angel Camouflaged.

During her extensive world touring, Dilana performed in Afghanistan for the troops in 2009 and 2010. She was a part of the Go Army Concert Series tour in August 2011, sharing the stage with Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Doobie Brothers as well as touring Holland, South Africa, and across the USA.

2012/2013 brought fans news that Dilana would be welcoming two new creations to the world. One, the studio release of her new album titled Beautiful Monster, in which she just finished a tour where she opened for Puddle of Mudd and also for Saliva, and the other, Dilana's best creation EVER - a beautiful daughter named River. Both officially released in 2013.


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