Joy orleans (@iamjoyorleans)
Aretha Franklin very beautifully says, “Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I’m happy with that”. The statement holds veracity because musical artists are never made but born. Most of the people around us aspire to be singers, but very few of them succeed to be what they aspire for. Those who are blessed with an angelic voice and musical talent can excel others in the musical industry. In this connection, this article introduces you to a multi-talented and multi-dimensional artist who is widely and popularly known as Joy Orleans.
Joy Orleans was formerly known as Joy Owens and she hails from New Orleans Louisiana. She is a singer, songwriter, and international performer who in the musical industry is identified as Joy. Since the beginning, she has been passionate about and inclined towards music. She started singing at the age of 15. Life for her is not worth living if she does not sing. Her decision to join the music industry was inevitable because of her being blessed with a melodious, captivating, and angelic voice. Her career began with her leading her family gospel quartet, The Faithful Stars of Joy. Since the quartet days of her youth both her talent and flair have blossomed into virtuosity. Her strong, undying love for music was cultivated and groomed by her father whose cultural rearing echoes through her unique sound and flawless technique. There is no denying the fact that Joy is a mesmerizing soul artist and phenomenal music counselor, whose enthralling music leads her audience into an overwhelming state of bliss. She performs pop classics, love songs, jazz Ballads, R&B, as well as some religious songs. She is a meticulous artist who has full knowledge of her strengths and weaknesses. She is a versatile and goal-oriented lady who does not get carried away by fantasies. When she sets her heart on something, she will go after it with determination.
In addition to this, Joy besides trusting herself believes in being a hard worker. In this regard, she is of the view that hard work makes one feel good because one has accomplished something. She has always been consistent in her work and struggle. Owing to her hard work, dedication, and commitment to her profession, she has received so much recognition and has been popular among others in the industry. That’s why she has been invited to perform at various celebrated venues such as House of Blues, Tipitina’s, Maple Leaf, Dimitri Jazz Alley, and many more. She is the best as the resident featured female vocalist of the legendary blues/funk guitarist Walter Wolfman Washington and Dr. John. She as an international performer keeps touring different parts of the world to participate in different events. Upon returning from Europe in 2015, she went full throttle in her career and released her freshman project. Her insightful arrangements of enduring favorites pay homage to the authentic artists that most effectively influenced her. The dynamic vocalists that left imprints on her include Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston. One can hear this in her hit single Miracle of Love, written and produced by Academy award-winning composer Donald Markowitz.
Furthermore, joy is an optimistic person who is always focused on the positive aspects of life. She avoids pessimists and even does not lend her ear to the negative voices. Besides, she has a dynamic way of dealing with challenges. Despite being busy, she has succeeded in managing both domestic and professional work easily and effectively.
Apart from this, Joy is an outgoing person who loves having quality time with her family and friends. She has five kids who are collectively known as Joy 5. Each of her kids is an artist and loves to be in her Mother’s band. Moreover, Joy remains active on her social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook where she has been able to garner thousands of followers. The number of her fans and followers is increasing with each passing day. More can be learned about this fascinating artist if she is followed on her social media accounts, the links to which are given below.