Former PussyCat Doll Kaya Jones' new music, 'Release'

December 5, 2011 4:15:15 AM PST
Former PussyCat Doll Kaya Jones performs from her new EP, ''Release.''(PRESS RELEASE) Kaya Jones rose to prominence as a member of "The PussyCat Dolls" when she joined at the same time as Nicole Scherzinger and Melody Thornton. Her memorable vocals appeared on a string of Pussycat Dolls recordings, including "We Went as Far as We Felt Like Going" and "Sway." Motivated by her personal musical aspirations, Kaya left the Dolls to record as a solo artist.

As a teenager, Kaya was signed to a development deal by R. Kelly in 1999 and quickly signed as a punk rock artist to Capital Records in 2001. In addition to her years with the PussyCat Dolls, 2004 saw Kaya appear in the music video "How Come" by D12 and Eminem, and she sang back up vocals for Mick Jagger on the Golden Globe Award- winning song "Old Habits Die Hard" (also featuring Katy Perry) from the movie "Aflie." Kaya contributed two songs to the 2009 movie American Pie Presents: Book of Love. As a supporter of the troops, in early 2010 she did a 2-week USO tour in Iraq. Kaya performed at the 2011 White Party presented by Jeffery Sanker. She performed once as a guest of the world famous ChiChi LaRue at the main event and also at the official pool party the following day.

In collaboration with Regi, the top DJ in Belgium, Kaya has been touring behind the recent success of their smash single, "Take It Off." The album has reached GOLD and peaked on the UK Dance Charts at #8, after topping the charts across Europe. As fans anticipate the release of her forthcoming LP in early 2012, Kaya's last single "Waiting For Saturday" is gaining airplay worldwide. Supported by a video that was filmed both in Milan, Italy during fashion week and Lugano, Switzerland. Kaya wore designs from John Richmond in the video and attended front row as a guest of the designer at the 2011 women's runway show.

Earlier this month, Kaya dropped her new six-track EP, "Release" that includes highly anticipated remixes of her controversial single, "Boyfriend" which created waves when a rough cut leaked in late July ( The first single, "Release the Energy" is currently racing up the Dance Music charts supported with a string of performance dates as part of her Tour for Equality. This international tour is part of Kaya's ongoing commitment to increase awareness regarding the fight for Marriage Equality and also provide a platform to address related concerns for the LGBT community.

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