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Cece Teneal Headlines the 2017 Return of Sunday Night Live

Her Story

Artist Biography

Critics and fans have called CeCe Teneal “a musical force to be reckoned with”, and her achievements in the industry over the past decade are certainly testament to that view. A country girl blessed with a powerful voice that is filled with soul and resonance, CeCe began as a cover artist and is now planning to captivate the globe by performing her own original music that aligns with a blues/soul/funk soundtrack.

Born in Osteen, just outside of Orlando, Florida, CeCe never envisioned herself as a performer. Having inherited her voice from her mother, she was handed a microphone in the family church at the age of six and stunned people with her chillingly beautiful vocals. At first keeping her talent within the walls of her home, CeCe quickly felt something bigger beginning to emerge. God had a different plan from what she had first imagined, and after singing at venues throughout her region, her career skyrocketed when she was selected as the lead singer for B.B. King’s Blues Club in Orlando in 2007. CeCe succeeded in transforming B.B. King’s into the most frequented live music venue in Orlando, and in 2011 she released her debut blues album, “Train from Osteen”, performing to sold out crowds and eventually being dubbed the “Voice of Neo-Blues”.

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Giving her all to every audience, CeCe’s passion and raw talent bring a palpably unique energy to her performances. By effortlessly blending invigorating melodies with soothing sounds, she provides an incredible musical experience that transcends cultural and generational barriers.

CeCe has traveled the world with her talent, gracing the stage before Buddy Guy, Joe Cocker, Johnny Lang, and the legendary B.B. King, to name just a few. Her own original sound has attracted the attention of fans across the globe, and her first music video, “Eleanor Rigby” was exclusively premiered on the Huffington Post. She has been nominated for 3 Independent Music Awards and claimed their title for 2011 Best Gospel Song (“I Heard you Prayin”) and Best R&B Album. Her other accolades include the 2015 Touch the Mic “Muse” Award, Best Female Singer at the 2009-2010 Orlando Hip-Hop Awards.

After touring as the leading lady for B.B. King’s Blues Club musical production and lounge on board Holland America Cruise Lines, CeCe produced and performed in a tribute to Aretha Franklin entitled “Portrait of a Queen”. A highly anticipated Live Album is also in the works and she is no doubt set to wow fans across the globe once more with her passion, energy and undeniable talent.

“5 people or 5,000…everyone gets the same show,” CeCe says, and that is why her longevity as an artist is sure to outdo others in the industry.

Key Performances

2017                           

African American Chamber of Commerce Eagle Awards

2016                           

Give Hunger the Blues Festival

Portrait of a Queen: Tribute to Aretha Franklin

2015

Brighthouse Regional Business Awards

Cox Media Star 94.5 Block Party

Orlando Downtown Food and Wine Festival

Onyx Magazine Awards

2013

Marrietta Blues Festival

Lead Singer – B.B. King All-Star Band – Holland America Cruise Lines

2012

Orlando Downtown Food and Wine Festival

2008

Daytona 500 Kick-off Party

Jacksonville Jazz Festival

2008 to 2016             

City of Orlando Blues-B-Q

2007 to 2011

Lead Singer – B.B. King’s Blues Club – Orlando, FL

2007

Onyx Magazine Awards

2005 to Present        

Lead Singer and Founder of CeCe Teneal Enterprises

2002 to Present        

Premier Entertainment for Corporate and Private Events

Awards and Accomplishment

2015               

Touch the Mic “Muse” Award

2009-2010

Orlando Hip-Hop Awards: Best Female Singer

2011

Independent Music Award Winner: Best R&B Album, & Best Gospel Song

Independent Music Award Nominee: Best Blues Album, Best R & B Song