Kaci Lyn Battaglia (born October 3, 1987, Clearwater, Florida) also known as Kaci (pronounced kay-cee), is a singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and professional kickboxing instructor.
She was born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, part of the Tampa Bay region. She is of Italian-American and Spanish-American ancestry. Kaci's mother Donna remarried after a previous divorce to Kaci's step father Chuck Stanmore. Unfortunately the two split up in 2005. Battaglia began singing when she was three years old and soon began attending various performance camps around Florida. She is an only child.
Career & Personal Life
At age 11, Kaci independently released "A Thousand Stars," an album that was produced by her mother, Donna. A portion of the proceeds from "A Thousand Stars," went to help a housing project for the less fortunate. Kaci began looking for a recording contract when she was eleven years old, due to the success of her independent album. She caught the eye of Curb Records' head Mike Curb and was signed after giving them a performance. Her debut single, "Paradise" was released in 2001. Her debut album, "I'm Not Anybody's Girl" was released later in 2002. She released the same album in the UK under the name of "Paradise," the year before. Kaci's second single was a cover of David Cassidy's, "I Think I Love You". It was released around the same time of his own daughter, Katie Cassidy's cover of the same song. In 2003, Kaci teamed up with a Japanese photographer and released a photo book entitled, "Kaci: I'm A Singer." This photo book was filled with pictures of Kaci while in her hometown in Florida. The book was released exclusively in Japan, along with a re-release of her album, "Paradise," that included a bonus DVD with her music videos and clips from the making of the photo book. In 2005, Kaci recorded a song for the movie, "The Perfect Man" called "I Will Learn To Love Again." In 2007, Kaci released, "I Can't Help Myself," a track that was released to dance radio stations. In 2009 Kaci signed on with a major management agency called Big Management Ltd, and altered her artist name by adding her last name to her work, instead of only using her first name. Kaci is currently recording her next album, slated for a 2009 release with the first single being "Crazy Possessive" hitting the airwaves, has become a huge hit on Sirius XM Radio, beating both Black Eyed Peas and Eminem. The single "Crazy Possessive" was released via iTunes and Amazon.com on May 26, 2009. Kaci's relationship status is currently unknown.
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