Kerli Kõiv (born February 7, 1987), known simply as Kerli, is an Estonian singer-songwriter. In 2002, she began competing in numerous singing competitions and winning most of them. She later moved to the United States where she was signed to Island Records by L.A. Reid. There, she worked with David Maurice on numerous songs, three of which were released on her EP Kerli. Her debut studio album Love Is Dead was released in 2008.
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Kerli Kõiv (born February 7, 1987), better known mononymously as Kerli, is an Estonian recording artist.
She was signed to Island Def Jam Music Group in 2006 by LA Reid and in 2008, she released her debut album, Love Is Dead which charted at 126 on the Billboard 200 in July 2008 and at 2 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart the following month. The album contained the singles "Love Is Dead", "Walking on Air" and "Creepshow", with "Walking on Air" being the most notable. It charted at number seventy-five on the European Hot 100 and was featured twice on the United States television dance competition So You Think You Can Dance.
In 2010, she appeared on the Almost Alice album - music inspired by the film Alice in Wonderland - with the song "Tea Party" and the song "Strange" with Tokio Hotel.
The lead promotional single from her second album, "Army of Love", was released for free via download on her official website on December 16, 2010 and the music video was officially released a week later. Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart. It was released for purchase as a single on April 12, 2011 The album is not expected to be released until early fall of 2011.