Kate Ryan is a Belgian singer and songwriter, and the winner of a World Music Award. She began her singing career in 2001 and later found fame with a string of dance hits. These included covers, mostly of Mylène Farmer and France Gall, such as "Désenchantée", "Libertine", and "Ella, elle l'a", and Desireless' "Voyage Voyage", as well as new material. Ryan represented Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 with "Je t'adore" coming in 12th place in the semi-final.
|Birth name:||Katrien Verbeeck|
|Also known as:||Kate Ryan|
|Born:||July 22, 1980, Tessenderlo, Belgium|
|Genres:||Dance-pop, Eurodance, House, Vocal trance|
|Instruments:||Vocals, guitar, piano|
|Labels:||EMI (2002–06), ARS Entertainment (2007–12), Nextar Entertainment (2013–present), CNR Music (2015-present)|
|Instagram:||Kate Ryan's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Kate Ryan's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Kate Ryan's IMDb|
About Kate Ryan
Multi-Platinum Belgian singer known for dance pop hits like "Libertine," "Goodbye" and "L.I.L.Y. (Like I Love You)." In 2006, she represented Belgium in the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
She was born into a musical family in the village of Tessenderlo and studied jewellery design in art school.
Her single "We All Belong" was chosen as the official song of the LGBT-focused EuroGames sporting event in 2007.
Her birth name is Katrien Verbeeck. Her aunt is a music teacher who taught her to play piano.
Her 2003 single "Libertine" is a cover of the 1986 Mylene Farmer song of the same name.
Information related to Kate Ryan
- Robbins Entertainment artists
- Flemish musicians
- French-language singers of Belgium
- Belgian Eurovision Song Contest entrants
- 21st-century Belgian singers
- Belgian female singers
- Eurodance musicians
- World Music Awards winners