Nicole Belanus is a singer-songwriter with acoustic and folk-rock influences.  She delivers a strong vocal performance with memorable melodies for fans of Sheryl Crow and Shawn Colvin.  Nicole has recorded four albums of original music.  She has been featured on local radio stations and has performed in a variety of venues across the United States.  She was named best emerging artist at the Sea Level Songwriting festival, was recipient of the “Best Vocalist” award from Singer Universe Magazine in Los Angeles, and has been nominated for a Wammie.  Nicole also received an honorable mention in the Mid Atlantic Songwriting Contest.  She lives in northern Virginia.