For nearly two decades Lonnie has graced the dance charts with such worldwide number hits as “Happening All Over Again,” “Gonna Catch You”, “Bad Mood.” "No Regrets" and "Love Eviction" to name but a few. This truly talented artist has personally set high standards for herself and has more than reached them everytime.
From humble beginnings in the New York Bronx districts to gracing Stages all over the world. Lonnie has never forgotten her roots and it clearly eminent that she has been graced with the unique ability to apply herself to almost anything that is put to her. She began singing at the age of 6 and got her break at just 13 years old at the famous Apollo Theatre in New York at age doing amateur hours, but this was
just the first stepping stone to her now very highly successful career. Lonnie then stepped across the pond to the UK in late eighties, and the audiences were wowed by here sheer vocal talents and energy, after releasing some huge dance anthems she came to the attention of the lengendary producers Stock Aitken And Waterman.
Lonnie went on to record Happenin All Over Again which quickly went top ten, and was followed by a string of other smash hits. Europe quickly followed, and this is when the United States beckoned Lonnie back to her mother land. Lonnie signed to SBK records and had many No1 dance hits, as well as the much talked about smash hit album "Bad Mood"
Over the last four years Lonnie has starred as the lead vocalist and narrator for "Zumanity" another side of Cirque du Soleil, in Las Vegas. Working with Cirque du Soleil and moving to Las Vegas, was a bold career move that provided an opportunity for Lonnie to showcase her strong vocals and incredible stage presence.
This engagement allowed her to both learn, and understand the inner workings of what is considered the most successful theatrical company in the world. It also prepared her, for the next stage of her long distinguished career, becoming a Performing Artist encasing her all-round talent.
Lonnie has recently been signed to Positiva/EMI records UK after touring the UK in late 2008 with allaboutdivas.com. Whilst in London Lonnie recorded some new material which quickly got the attention of EMI, who quickly signed her. Positiva /EMI enlisted the talents of top producers/remixers The Wideboys and Pete Hammond to give "Catch You Baby" a makeover and the track is set for release in the in May 2009, as well as a new album on the horizon. Lonnie is hitting the shores of the UK and europe again in 2009 for a promotional tour to coinside with the new single release,
Lonnie says "Coming to Britain is like coming home, the energy and love is so amazing".
BIG BREAK WAS THE AGE OF
13 AT THE APOLLO THEATER
WORKED WITH PRODUCERS
STOCK AITKEN AND
SEVERAL TOP 10 BILLBOARD
STARRED AS LEAD VOCALIST
FOR “ZUMANITY” ANOTHER
SIDE OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL IN