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Candice Lorrae

Last updated: April 21, 2023

Candice Lorrae (of The Merindas) is an established Australian singer/songwriter and music producer with Jawoyn and Torres Strait Islander roots. This Darwin-born artist has had 20 years’ experience in the Music Industry working as a performer, music teacher, producer and events coordinator. Candice grew up in Perth WA where she established herself as an artist, but now based in Melbourne taking her music to new heights. Candice’s biggest career highlight was representing Australia in a Young Performers Contest in Crimea Ukraine in 2011, televised to over 40 million people across Europe’s MTV. Shortly following, Candice appeared on NITV’s Chocolate Martini and Waabiny Time.   

Candice is a dynamic and eclectic artist with Influences from many genres but prefers R&B, Hip Hop, Dance and Soul Music. In 2012 Candice released her album and won multiple awards including Perth NAIDOC Artist of the Year, Female Artist of Year and Gold and Solid Artist of the Year at the Too Solid Music Awards.

Nowadays, Candice is one half of the successful pop duo The Merindas with Kristel Kickett. The Merindas have gained much success from playing Bigsound in 2018 and within the Melbourne Music Scene. The duo has just recently launched their debut album tour which will be continued when possible due to COVID-19.

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