Before Gradiva was featured in Rolling Stone, People Magazine, US Weekly, and other major media outlets, after her memorable media frantic Grammy appearance, she first introduced her electronica infused tunes with a slew of hard-hitting underground performances at New York’s exclusive hipster clubs. Her debut US single “Wanted” instantly hit #3 on the Billboard charts, launching her first official American tour in 2013. Having already enjoyed considerable success in Russia, and released two studio albums overseas with 11 concept music videos, Gradiva put on shows across America to crowds of over 300,000, and shared stages with artists including Icona Pop, Emeli Sandé, Cher Lloyd, and Adam Lambert.
The merging of POP & EDM in her hook addictive song writing and hard-hitting performances, combined with powerful vocals and fashion forward avant-garde style, has set her apart in both sound and image. Dubbed “The Gun Girl” at the Grammys, stories circulated among photographers, art/fashion bloggers and hip tastemakers, which quickly gained her a reputation of a showstopper. Plaudits for her electronica infused tunes and daring ensembles poured in from major media outlets.
Gradiva’s skills, however, extend much farther than causing a stir in the media. She dropped records “Pandemonium” and “I’m on Fire,” both were featured and placed on MTV and charted on dozens of online radio stations. From there, the snowball continued; in addition to having pop hits coming out of her studio sessions, Gradiva collaborated with Grammy winners Tricky Stewart (Rihanna, Beyoncé), Jack Knight (Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige), and Poet Name Life (Black Eyed Peas).
Gradiva’s decision to make her shows a hybrid between Pop and EDM was road tested at clubs and brought her a new wave of US fans. A restless performer, she has covered all of the US states and participated in multiple festivals. Being the true music cosmopolitan and 100-percenter she is, she writes, sings, and produces all of her music.
Keep your eyes open for this fire-blond rocker. The future belongs to Gradiva!