status: Season 1 Winner

Kees is a singer, songwriter, dancer, and musician who combines elements of her eastern roots with her western upbringing bringing us her hybrid pop music. This prior silver and gold medalist in the World Championships of Performing Arts has also been named one of winners of the nationwide John Lennon Songwriting Scholarship Competition put together by Yoko Ono and the BMI Foundation and her award-winning original song "Get Away" has earned over 118,000 views on VEVO. She most recently performed at Charlize Theron's Celebrity Poker Tournament fundraiser as the special musical guest where she received a standing ovation from Nick Jonas. Alongside writing and singing for herself and other artists, she is also deeply rooted in the dance world. She has been trained in Salsa, Hip Hop, Belly Dancing, and Armenian dance, mirroring her ethnic background. She's done everything from dancing at the half-time show at a Clippers game to teaching and choreographing dance classes, shows, and music videos.