With fans ranging in age from 3 to 93 and of every race and background, Kassy Levels, a singer-songwriter from Dallas, Texas has found a way to reach the masses.
Kassy was born on April 12, 1996 in Richardson, Texas to Kevin and Karen Levels. Music was always a part of life in the Levels home. Being of African American and Filipino descent, Kassy found that her roots didn’t much influence the families musical taste. “We grew up listening to everything from funk to country to gospel to heavy metal.” says Kassy.
It wasn’t until she was 9 that Kassy’s outstanding vocal talents were recognized. After hearing Kassy sing in class, her Sunday school teacher convinced Kassy to sing on the adult worship team at her church. Not long after, she developed a passion for singing and songwriting. She started writing worship music that is still used in the church where her father is pastor. The songs were so good that church members started asking for recordings.
Kassy’s songwriting skills go beyond the lyrics as this self-taught musician has mastered the artistry of composing songs which draw you in and leave you wanting more.
As a testimony to her mass appeal, Kassy r won the “People’s Choice” award in the Pop/AC category at Fall Indie Fest 2010 in Grand Prairie, Texas. She was recently recognized by MOG.com and listed as one of their artist of the week on their MusicXray site. Her song “Sweet Dear” also reached #1 on “The Radio Cafe”, a Detroit Indie internet radio station weekly top ten countdown show. She was a finalist in the international Yobi.tv “YobiSing Vocal Talent Contest”. Kollaboaration Dallas 2013 Winner. House of Blues Dallas Top 3 2014 Showcase Finalist. 2015 Rock 1010 Finalist.
Citing influences as diverse as Beyonce, John Mayer and Journey, Kassy has created a unique sound within the classifications of modern pop /R&B. It’s easy to see that with her natural charm, dynamic stage presence and collection of outstanding original music, Kassy Levels is the complete star package.