“When I get to see people appreciate what I’m doing, it makes me feel like I’m doing something right.”– Melonie Gillett

Melonie is one of Belize’s brightest musical gems. Her singular vocals are equally impressive whether wrapped around a poignant ballad, or one of her signature dance cuts. A native of Burrell Boom, she made her singing debut at age eleven. By the age of twenty, she had become a seasoned pro, known nationwide for her appearances on a variety of TV shows.

Her first EP, titled “Rush” with a single of the same name was a bonified hit, garnering critical acclaim and extensive airplay. The reggae-tinged single “Luv Mi” – winner of a Best Music Video award is still featured on a regular basis.

Melonie’s trajectory as a singer/songwriter reached a new plateau with the launch of “The Dreamer”. Melonie has also won the most Music Video awards in the country of Belize for her groundbreaking music videos.

She has shared the stage with well-established international talent including Jamaica’s Konshens and Etana, as well as local stars such as Supa G, The Garifuna Collectives, and Paul Nabor.

In support of her social concerns, Melonie has dedicated her time and talent to causes such as environmental protection, improving youth and education services, as well as the fight to eradicate cancer, for which she wrote the stunning single “Lord Be Her Breath”.

Melonie’s versatility and innovative spirit have definitely made her one to watch. She is an award-winning artist whose music and videos shine with a level of creativity that makes her a true original, a star!

Melonie has released soul-throbbing music for the past 15 years. She believes that music is an escape and with each unique recording her goal is to relax, inspire, empower, uplift, and energize people through her original music and live performances. Her captivating performances visually portray the emotion of her songs. Her stage presence is alluring, charismatic, and appealing, with each performance tailored specifically to the type of venue and the audience.

“When I take the stage, I do my very best to bring soul, passion, and creativity to the stage.” Melonie Gillett

Melonie’s love for songwriting, both writing lyrics and composing melodies, has given her years of experience in the music industry. She has experimented with different genres,

tempo’s, producers, and musicians, as well as with lyrics and melodies that both get you off your feet or get you all in your feelings. She writes from her own experiences and feelings making her songs relatable and capturing her audience.

“Music is therapy. It’s fascinating that I can be a part of creating something as wonderful as music.” Melonie Gillett

Melonie hopes that through her music, others will feel empowered and inspired to be the best that they can be because anything is possible. Her versatility and innovative spirit are sure signs of even greater accomplishments up ahead. She is undoubtedly an artist to watch, listen to, and enjoy!