Debby experienced every aspect of the music industry early on while growing up in Los Angeles, Ca. Her father Jimmy Holiday was a passionate and soulful artist, topping the charts with several of his own singles before going on to co-write such hits as Understanding by Ray Charles and Jackie DeShannon’s Put A Little Love In Your Heart. Another standard All I Ever Need Is You, turned out to not only be a top 10 single for Sonny and Cher – but also went on to be a huge country hit for Kenny Rogers and Dottie West. Naturally, this eclectic mix of music strongly influenced Debby’s own unique and compelling sound.
Debby Holiday has shared the stage with legendary recording artists like Joe Walsh John Waite, Rod Stewart and Kiss, appearing on several television programs including The View, The Rosie O’Donnell Show and The David Letterman Show.
Debby Holiday broke onto the dance scene with her #5 Billboard summer anthem Dive in 2004. Holiday followed the smash hit Dive with her power ballad Half A Mile Away, which shot into the Billboard Top 10, along with Debby's follow-up dance hit Bring It On.
All of Debby’s subsequent dance singles broke into the Billboard Top 20 including, Piece of My Love & Surrender Me (with the incredible Tony Moran), Joyful Sound, featured in the hit show Sordid Lives: The Series, from writer/director/producer Del Shores, starring Olivia Newton John.
Debby Holiday's other projects include singing the title track to Courtney Cox's FX Network television series Dirt, a role in a national Sprint television commercial, and looping on the musical Dreamgirls. Debby continues to pump up the volume -- on the dance floors, live with her rock/soul band, and on television, with several recent placements including NBC’s The Office, E! Entertainment’s, How Do I Look, FX Networks Dirt, Showtime’s hit The L Word and MTV’s the Pick Up Artist. Queer As Folk another Showtime hit, used two of Debby’s tracks including “Dive” & “Half A Mile Away” in their episodic finale.
Landing a deal with Giant/Warner Bros. gave Debby Holiday the opportunity to work with a wide range of today’s top songwriters including Jeffrey Steele, Al Anderson, Marty Fredrickson, Billy Steinberg, Erik Brazillian and Clif Magness (Avril Levigne).
Debby Holiday also won over audiences in the juicy role of The Blues Singer in the Los Angeles production of the award-winning play The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife, written by the award winning, Del Shores.
She’s presently touring the world flooring audiences in the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia performing her Billboard Hits, including Heaven (with John LePage & LFB) which quickly became a 2010 summer anthem & her new release slated for March, 2011, “Catch A Fire” while also gearing up for her summer 2011 release of a new original track entitled “Overload”.