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Hollie Smith (born 17 November 1982) is a female soul singer from New Zealand.Read More...
In 1999, as a 16 year old, Smith recorded her album Light From a Distant Shore after winning Best Female Vocalist at the National Jazz Festival of New Zealand. The album of Celtic music was produced by her stepfather who was a well-known musician in New Zealand.
In 2003, Smith moved to Wellington (New Zealand) singing with TrinityRoots. She recorded an album Home, Land and Sea and toured with the band.
2005 saw the release of the Hollie Smith EP, showing off her own compositions. Her rendition of the Don McGlashan song "Bathe in the River" was an NZ top 10 hit for Smith in 2006.
In May 2007, Smith signed a multi-album record deal with Manhattan Records, part of the Blue Note Label Group.