Born and raised in the city of Toronto, soulstress singer and songwriter Melanie Fiona knew that music was her passion. Melaine Fiona grew up around a music household, from her mother playing records by Whitney Houston to watching her father play his guitar on stage. In 2009 Melanie Fiona released her debut album The Bridge which is described as classic soul with modern music. Her second single It Kills Me became #1 at the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs which then earned her a 2010 Grammy nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. With a very successful 2009, this Roc Nation artist is only going to get bigger. Catch Melanie Fiona on Alicia Key’s The Freedom Tour on 03/10/10 at the Air Canada Centre. The Bridge is in stores now and online. To learn more about Melanie Fiona you can visit her official website.