In the last 15 years, requiring a lot of perseverance & dedication, Bella Maree has already accomplished a wide range of goals in the music world.
Bella Maree's first ever paid gig was at Fraser Coast's Carols by Candlelight for an audience of 10,000 when she was just 10 years old.
She has been paid to perform ever since, doing all kinds of shows for various events from a very young age and has won multiple talent contests.
Bella Maree wrote, recorded and co-produced her 1st EP Album with Pacific International Music Studios between the ages of just 11 & 12 alongside her brother, Keanu, in their duo "Strange Angel".
At just 13 she had a gig at Fraser Coast's Whale Festival for an audience of 8,000.
When Bella Maree was 14, she and her family moved overseas to Thailand, where she lived and performed regular gigs mostly as the lead singer of multiple bands until she was almost 17.
"I had the opportunity of performing shows with some of the most accomplished, experienced and talented musicians from all around the world that I have crossed paths with so far; such as Lead Guitarist Jaap De Joonkcere (previously from the band 'Shocking Blue') and European-famous singer-entertainer Bob Color. During some of the most memorable jam sessions overseas, I feel honoured to have sung with the incredible award-winning jazz singer Cheryl Hayes and jazz band 'Randy Cannon Trio' , to only name a few. Everyone along the way has given me new knowledge and experience that I will forever cherish." - Bella Maree
After moving back to Australia in 2014, Bella booked an entire east coast tour on her own at only 16 years old after her 2nd time round in the P.I.M studio recording her Solo EP "Keeping Busy" ; with Josh Lovegrove coming along tour as her featured support act.
While still 16 years old, she made it through to X Factor's TV Auditions, then at 17 and 18 years old it was The Voice Blind Auditions 2 years in a row with her 3rd time lucky, finally getting national airtime on the channel 9 network of Australia plus worldwide coverage through the internet.
Along her musical travels Bella Maree has been mentored by Abby Dobson (lead singer of Leonardo's Bride) & Lara Goodridge, the ladies who together form "Baby et Lulu", after winning the Mullumbimby Music Festival Youth Mentorship Program at 17 years old; which landed her a 30 minute performance at the multicultural world renowned "Biggest Little Music Festival" in Australia.
To top it off she has already written over 50 songs, most of which she has performed regularly at thousands of shows between all kinds of events both nationally and internationally during her very active 15 years in the industry so far.
Bella Maree has sung in front of some very notable names of the music industry; including the likes of Jessie J, Delta Goodrem, Good Charlotte, Ronan Keating, Dani Minogue, Natalie Bassingthweighte, Redfoo, Kyle Sandilands, Harry Connick Jr, Meghan Trainor & Amy Shark while going through X Factor AU, The Voice AU & Australian Idol TV competitions.
After auditioning for X Factor and The Voice Australia when she was just a teenager, Bella Maree finally made it through the Granddaddy of them all: Australian Idol. At 25 years old, Idol finally returned after a 14 year hiatus and Bella made it through multiple rounds all the way to Top 40.
She has an ability to both captivate and mesmerise all ages with her well reputed & acclaimed soulful voice, an extensive repertoire that includes her own style covers and innovative originals, and a stage presence that will leave you wanting more of this unique, talented and beautiful young artist.
Bella Maree puts her own avant-garde stamp on every song she sings with a powerhouse voice that will leave you with goose bumps.
Having mainly performed countless shows on her homely Thai island of Koh Samui, as well as the East Coast of Australia in locations Hervey Bay, the Gold Coast, Byron Bay, and now in Darwin at The Top End NT; Bella is already a nationwide musician having performed interstate all over the country and with many international ties.
During 2023 Bella Maree sung for an audience of over 10,000 at the AFL Northern Territory Grand Finals and then sung the Australian National Anthem at the NT Rugby Union Grand Finals.
Now at 25 years old, Bella Maree has been in Darwin since the end of 2018 and has been continuing to perform for all kinds of events while also working hard in her home studio producing new music.