Celeste Stoney is a professional singer, actress, voice over artist and songwriter signed to Peermusic Publishing. She was born Felicia Celeste Scalone in Phoenix, Arizona and was later raised in Los Angeles. As a child, all Celeste wanted was to become a singer, and she was driven by the music of the 80s-90s like Michael Jackson, Madonna, Mary J. Blige, Aerosmith, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston. Her sound ranges from a mix of pop/soul to big emotional soulful pop power ballads with attitude, grit, emotion and a strong message.
Celeste showed a talent for singing and performing at a very early age and had her first release as a featured artist on legendary rapper Ja Rule's single, “Murder Reigns” which earned Celeste a Platinum Record. Celeste has been a featured artist with several other rap veterans including Foxy Brown, Raekwon The Chef, MC Lyte and NAS as well as the cart topping UK single "Bad Girl" with rapper Fugitive.
Celeste has written for several other artists including Katy Perry, P!nk, Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna among others.
Celeste has appeared on American Idol and was a finalist on MTV's Making The Band 3. Her debut single, “My Kinda Crazy” gained industry buzz performing to sold out shows at The House of Blues in LA and culminating in an invitation to perform at the Los Angeles GRAMMY Showcase to open up for Grammy Award-winning artist, The Weeknd. Celebrity blogger, Perez Hilton says, “Celeste Stoney reminds us of Pink” and CNN says, “Thank you! There is a female who brings ‘true music’ back.”
You can hear Celeste on the Freeform Media hit show THE BOLD TYPE on the song “Sisters". Her song "Mirror" is opens the show on season 3 of the ALLBLK Network hit show MONOGAMY. Here song "Living a Lie" was also featured in a pivotal scene on season 2 of MONOGAMY. She also brings chills with her power ballad “Shadows Come Alive” as the end credit song, for the Amazon Prime's documentary, OBSCENE BEAUTY.
Continuing to regularly release music, her single, “CAMOUFLAGE”, is a power ballad about domestic abuse. “MY KINDA CRAZY” embodies the ups and downs of a lasting relationship with a hilarious music video featuring her actor husband, Ray Stoney. “MIRACLE” is an uplifting song about living in the moment, “KOOL” is redefining what it means to be 'cool' with a retro sound & music video that takes you back in time and “DUMB” is a wake up call about the state of the country released with a satire laced music video shedding light on real issues.