Global Superstar: Kira
As explained above, in March 2013, Kira Wang was signed to Mattel Media Records after her angelic voice was discovered when she performed at Barbie Roberts' birthday bash. Since then she has topped music charts around the globe. Her debut album 'Queen Of The World' recieved an RIAA Diamond certification after achieving over 10,000,000 sales. 'Queen Of The World' is the first debut album ever by an artist to go Diamond within the same year of it's release. The album consisted of
3 singles (Sassy Individual, Your Sweetness, Fly Girl (Hangin' With The Butterfly)),
1 double-A-side-single (Fly Away & Serious Fun)
and also a Deluxe Edition, marketed as Queen Of The World: Reloaded featuring 5 never before heard tracks.
Numerous remixes were produced for the album, one of the most notable is the Sassy Individual (Sassy Buns Remix).
Other songs to note would be the criticaly acclaimed songs Hey Beauty (I Don't Care), Dreams, and Pretty/Strong. Though not released as singles, these songs recieved praise from music critics nationwide.
The album also had a World Tour which sold out in almost all locations featuring many different artists along the way.
August 2013- Present: Sophomore Album
In August 2013, Kira debuted her debut single from her TBA sophomore album entitled "Smile". Listen and Download Here A week later, she performed the song at the 2013 VMA awards opening the show right before Lady Gaga hit the stage. The single was an immediate hit, recieving record breaking sales, and within 25 days went platinum, becoming the second fastest single ever by a female artist to become platinum. (In second to only the single I Want It by U.S. recording artist Dominique which hit platinum within 18 days of its release). Later, Kira announced her second single "Fated (In The 80's)" Listen and Download Here which was a huge success and went Gold within 24 hours of its release setting a new record. On September 14th, 2013 Kira announced that her second album is titled 'In Control" and will be released on September 24th, 2013. Kira's new album will explore a different sound than her first album, as she is evolving as an artists and is talented enough to do all types of sounds.
The Kira Wang Project
is being headed by Mattel in a very discrete way to attempt to chart a fashion doll on real world music charts and develop a real pop superstar without the unfair advantage of added promo from Mattel. Mattel is looking forward to produce another third album for Kira expected early in Spring 2014.
- Katie Wang (Sister)
- Jenny (Sister)
Official Global Superstar: Kira Links