Becky Baeling (Born , 1977) is an American singer/recording artist, actress and television host.
Baeling was born in Rochester Hills, Michigan, as Rebecca Diane Bahling, the daughter of Wanda (n?e Vincent) and Garry Bahling, a Brigadier General F-16 fighter pilot in the Air National Guard and an expert witness in accident reconstruction. She has one older brother, Ronald Bahling. She is of Norwegian and Scottish decent. Later in life while recording her debut album, she changed one letter of her last name (the "h" to an "e") to Baeling, so that her surname would be pronounced correctly. She began taking dance lessons at the age of 6 at the Rochester School of Ballet and by the age of 12 was performing in various local and regional theaters including Stanley Hollingsworth's opera "The Selfish Giant" at Meadowbrook Theatre and singing and narrating the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Orchestra Hall in Detroit. In high school she was part of the National Honors Society and was named "best actress" and "class clown" by her peers. Upon graduation, she went on to attend the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance and graduated with a BFA in musical theatre performance. During this time, she spent a summer singing in Chicago and a semester abroad studying drama more intensely at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England.
After graduating from University, she moved to New York City and made money singing in jazz clubs, performing in regional theaters, and singing jingles for "Gatorade", "Slim Fast" and "Coca Cola" to name a few. Soon after she was offered a Demo Deal from Epic Records to do a solo album and then later signed to Universal Records under Monte Lipman and Doug Morris. She began having success on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart with her debut album, Becstasy, which was released on Universal Records in 2003. Baeling served as co- executive producer on the album, along with A&R man Lee Chesnut. Her most successful single to date has been "Getaway," which hit #1 on the U.S. billboard dance chart (produced by DJ Tony Moran), followed by "If You Love Me" which hit #3 on the U.S. Billboard dance chart (produced by Anders Bagge). By year end she was named #6 Dance Artist of the Year by Billboard Magazine and her single "If You Love Me" was #11 on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play Singles of the year. In 2004, Baeling's song "Without Love", was covered by Ho Yeow Sun and hit #1 on the Billboard dance chart as well. Her movie soundtrack debut, "I'm Gonna Fly" , was featured in "The Guru" starring Heather Graham and Marisa Tomei. Her cover of "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" is featured in the film "Sleepover". During her years with Universal she was managed by Larry Rudolph (known best for handling Britney Spears career).
She won the Best New Artist category at the 2004 International Dance Music Awards held in Miami, Florida.
Her TV debut occurred in 2003, performing "Saturday in the Park" duet with Brian McKnight on Fox.
She also sung the song "My Grave" which was featured in the video game Dead or Alive 4.
She sang the National Anthem at a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Race.
It is rumored that she has recorded dance remixes of some old Cy Coleman tunes and that she is working on another album.
She is also a TV host/music journalist and can be seen on virtually continuous rotation on DirecTV's The 101 program, "CD:USA", sister program to the popular "CD:UK" series. On this show she has interviewed everyone from Jamie Foxx to Kelly Clarkson, Clive Davis to Rihanna, Jonas Brothers to The Goo Goo Dolls to name a few.
She served as a host for The Mobile Fix on Sprint TV.
She hosts and produces "Star! Weekly", a weekly entertainment news magazine show in Scandinavia, and was a guest commentator for BBC3's "The Most Annoying......" series for Shine Ltd.
In 2008, she became the entertainment and celebrity correspondent for Discovery Planet Green's "G Word" program. During the first season, her segments included interviews with Trudie Styler about her and Sting's work with the Rainforest Foundation Fund, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and his work at Green Chimneys and NFL players from the Philadelphia Eagles among others.
After completing a US club tour for Universal Records, she moved to Los Angeles, California and had her TV acting debut on UPN's "All of Us" in 2005. She was most recently seen as a guest star on "House MD" on Fox.
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