Sweetbox is a Los Angeles based pop music project formed in 1995 by executive producer Heiko Schmidt and music producer Roberto "Geo" Rosan.
Genres Pop, R&B, Dance, Rap, Classical
Years active 1995 - Present
Jamie Pineda (2007 - present)
Kimberley Kearney (1995)
Dacia Bridges (1995-1996)
Tina Harris (1997-1999)
Jade Villalon (2000-2007)
Although the project released four singles in the mid 90's with the first two singers Kimberley Kearney and Dacia Bridges, worldwide success came with the third front woman Tina Harris. Everything's Gonna Be Alright was released in 1997 and started a theme which the project would become famous for - the fusion of classical music and pop music.
After two years with the project, Tina Harris departed after feeling burnt out as a team. Jade Villalon would replace her as the fourth vocalist and capture more success with 5 studio albums and numerous #1 singles throughout Asia and Europe. After nearly 6 years with the project, Jade Villalon and Geo left the project to pursue music under the names Jade Valerie and Eternity∞.
In August 2007, Jamie Pineda became the new singer of Sweetbox. The singer/songwriter released her first studio album with the help of producer Derek Bramble in June 2009 after working on the album for almost two years. The project has continued to see major success throughout Europe and Asia.
In 1995 Sweetbox was founded as a music project from German executive producer Heiko Schmidt and music producer, Roberto "Geo" Rosan. The idea of Sweetbox was to work with different styles and singers, like taking candy from a box without knowing the exact taste - hence the name Sweetbox.
The first front woman was Atlanta-based rapper/singer Kimberley Kearney aka Tempest. Her single Booyah (Here We Go) was a Euro house track which created the first success for Sweetbox in Germany, where the single shot straight to #8 and in France where it hit #15. Kimberley left the project soon thereafter to pursue other ven