Female Artists Of The Month – June 2014 Edition

Vote now for who you think should be the Female Artist Of The Month for June 2014! If you feel that you or someone you know deserves to be a featured as one of the Female Artists Of The Month then let our talent coordinator know by emailing eileen@starcentralmag.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can! Please keep it in mind that any person who leaves negative, unpleasant and unnecessarily rude or derogative comments will be removed and banned from this site permanently. This is not a page where you can post your rants – we will ONLY approve comments that are constructive to the nominees. Let’s just keep this voting poll fair and fun!

1. Stella Rhymes (Australia)

 Stella Rhymes

Born and bred in Sydney, Stella Rhymes is a triple threat – singing, rapping and writing to the beat of her hometown. Growing up, she’s taken the stage in front of crowds large and small with fierce interpretations of big hip hop/soul hits. Passionate about pin-up culture but is certainly no 1950’s housewife – this songstress scribes for the modern woman or her “LOL’s/Ladies on Liquor” as she affectionately calls them. Recently releasing her debut single “Lullaby” on iTunes and all major online distributors, Stella Rhymes explains “it’s a song I wrote as a reminder to let go and put to bed our first world problems, remember who we really are and reconnect with each other and our planet”. Choosing to launch her single and music video by hosting a successful UV Glow Party to coincide with Earth Hour, the world’s largest mass participation event this year raising awareness for the grim future of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, proves that this unsigned artist has her finger on the pulse and heart firmly set on a large global audience. These days you’ll find Rhymes in The Intellectunes studio recording original cocktails of hip hop mixed with dance-pop as she gets ready to serve you a taste!

YouTube link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7SbL7DvbEM

2. Philippa Hanna (UK)


In 2012 Philippa supported Global superstar Lionel Richie for each of his 11 UK arena tour dates. Her latest album ‘Through the Woods’ was released in 2013 which received great support from producers at BBC Radio 2 and other National stations. At the end of 2013 she went back on the road and played at the UK Arena as a support act for Wet Wet Wet on their UK Tour. She has just wrapped up a UK tour as a special guest for Rebecca Ferguson and she will also be appearing as Rebecca’s special guest on her two Forest Live shows next month.

YouTube link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvei_YXge7o

3. Mia Wray (Australia)


Mia Wray is a singer and songwriter with a voice that reveals the strength in fragility, she draws influence from great artists such as Paul Kelly and Laura Marling. In 2012 Mia signed to Mushroom Music Publishing and was later followed with shows at the Woodford Folk Festival. She is currently recording her debut EP which is due to be released mid 2014.

YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/user/mwray642 4 .

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4. Jessica Zraly (Canada)


Jessica Zraly is an emerging young Canadian recording artist with a very big voice! With influences from the likes of Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and Etta James, Jessica’s singing ability is way beyond her years. She sings with the passion and confidence of legends and yet at just 18 years old she is just getting started creating a name for herself within the Canadian music industry. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Jessica has appeared in a number of events already including securing a top spot and performing on the hit show Canada’s Got Talent 2012. Jessica was chosen out of the thousands of applicants across British, Columbia by the well known judges Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman, and Stephan Moccio. Her presence on the popular social media outlet YouTube has created a huge following for Jessica for some of the cover songs that she has recorded and she has gained international attention for these videos. She was recently the special guest performer alongside Emerton Records CEO and Canadian top 40 artist MARIKA in the Miss World Canada 2012 pageant at River Rock Show Theatre. With dreams of becoming a recognized international recording artist, Jessica’s passion and talent shines through her original music and each of her performances.

YouTube link: www.youtube.com/jessicazraly

Vote for who you think should be the “Female Artist Of The Month” in the poll below! The winner will appear in our website and will be featured in our magazine. The poll closes on the 26th of June, 2014 at 1am AEST (Sydney, Australia time) and you are eligible to vote only once per day (after you’ve voted, 24 hours must pass after the time you voted, for you to be able to see the voting form and vote again the next day). Please note that voting is also restricted to just ONE vote per IP address. Vote NOW and make your voice heard!



  1. Philippa Hannah sings from the heart…. A truly talented individual whose songs are meaningful, unique and beautiful.

  2. My vote goes to Philippa Hanna, such a great musical talent, amazing voice and guitar playing, meaningful lyrics…

  3. Voting for Philippa Hanna. Saw her perform live last night at Thetford, supporting Rebbeca Ferguson. What an amazing voice.

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