About Stacie Orrico Stacie Orrico released her first album when she was barely out of elementary school. Her other musical influences include Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Toni Braxton. Stacie Orrico Biography When her family concluded to attend a Christian artist seminar called Praise in the Rockies which was held at Estes Park, Colorado, Stacie Joy Orrico came along without being aware of what kind of future that awaited her. Her delight doubled as it sold over 13,000 copies in only a week after being launched, then eventually reached 500,000. Christmas Wish was released soon after in the next year. Genuine, her debut album, was released in August 2000 and rose into the charts of Billboards Heatseekers and Bllboards Top Christian Contemporary. Her record company terminated co-operation with Stacie and tour dates were called off.
That alone would be impressive enough, but when you factor in Orrico's mature voice and polished, professional demeanor you know you're dealing with a formidable talent. She also held a short Japan tour in July 2008 in Tokyo, Osaka and Fukuoka. Having over 500,000 copies sold was a clear sign of the listeners approval and respect. The song peaked at 19 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart. The album sold an estimated 3. She grew up influenced by a wide range of musical styles and was a member in the church choir; she often accompanied on the piano as the family sang Christian Hymns.
Orrico is the middle child of five children; her siblings are Jesse, Rachel, Alicia, and Joshua. In Colorado, she took piano lessons from Cathy Paquette. The family later moved to Denver, Colorado. The album, which debuted at No. In 1998, she signed to ForeFront Records when she was 12 years old, and recorded her first album Genuine , which sold 13,000 in the first week of release.
Much to her shock, it turned out to be no ordinary concert at all as she won the show's competition in which she purely joined for fun only. Personal life After the release of Stacie Orrico and the singles from that album, Orrico decided she did not want to pursue her career in music any further, the Christian pop singer exited the business, returned to her family in Seattle and took a waitressing job at a neighborhood seafood restaurant. Early life Orrico was born in Seattle, Washington, the daughter of Patti née Schmautz and Dean Orrico. With her family by her side supporting and promoting alongside, Stacie will surely walk on straight towards the true goal not glorifying herself only, but revealing the love of God through her music. Stacie inadvertently entered a high-stakes talent competition, and won. Born on March 3, 1986, in Seattle, Washington, Stacie carries an Italian line as the third child of Dean and Patty Orrico.
Orrico and Lampa have been friends since 2001 and have toured together. Orrico was asked to open for Destinys child during their 2001 U. After some consideration, she finally decided to accept the proposition. Because of her age, their were uncertainties, but Stacie followed her heart towards the bright future. In the same year, she made her first television appearance as an actress in two episodes of American Dreams. Many also questioned her true heart of ministry and accused her as a sellout who sought commercial success only.
Her self-titled album has achieved sales worldwide of over 3. Geared towards mainstream audience, Stacie Orrico has captured the hearts of young listeners who can relate to her sincere lyrics. The album sold 100,000 copies in Japan. Her songs many of which she co-writes also wrestle with teen love and various contemporary issues. Orrico was a bridesmaid at Lampa's wedding in 2010.
Though she's already a charismatic performer, it will be even more interesting to see how her music and career develop over the coming years. Nick Dedina Stacie Orrico released her first album when she was barely out of elementary school. As a result, her records do very well with the crossover pop audience, in addition to regularly topping the Christian music charts. She started recording again and developed a new album Beautiful Awakening. It sold over 13,000 copies in the first week, the highest debut week sales ever for a female Christian artist.
As of January 2013, Orrico is dating footballer Ryan Mathews. As a result, her records do very well with the crossover pop audience, in addition to regularly topping the Christian music charts. . It quickly scored excellent domestic sale of more than 500,000 copies, going Gold as well as making it sold for 2. Stuck was the breakthrough single which brought more recognition to the 18 year old artist with a Christian background.
Her first album was Genuine 2000 , which she recorded at age 14. In 2007, the belated release of Beautiful Awakening was postponed again. She has since returned from South Africa and currently resides in New York, where she stated on her Twitter that she is taking acting classes. A Forefront Records executive was on hand and approached her for a record deal. She lost her label ForeFront Records in 2005 after 7 years and decided to conc. At the age of 6, Stacie wrote her first song entitled 'Always Answer'.