3 APRIL 2007Fresh faced beauty Eva Avila couldn't have imagined that her Canadian Idol win last year would ultimately lead to a prestigious contract with one of the world's makeup giants, Maybelline New York.
"I feel like I can be an inspiration to young girls, women, everyone," says the talented 20-year-old chanteuse of her new modelling job.
Her latest single I Owe It All To You is climbing the charts and she is already becoming used to the awards scene after jetting into the Junos in Saskatoon on Sunday.
Despite going home empty handed from the gala ceremony, the rising star was simply thrilled to be nominated in the new artist of the year category for her debut album Somewhere Else.
She's a drop-dead gorgeous girl, whose captivating soulful voice could make her the next Celine Dion.
After graduating from the Juilliard School in 1993, Davis began her career on stage and won an Obie Award in 1999 for her performance as Ruby Mc Collum in Everybody's Ruby.Michael Gaiman, The Airplane Family's manager, tells ABC Radio that the band mainly will be playing well-known Jefferson Airplane songs, along with a few tunes by The Jefferson Starship and Quicksilver Messenger Service.In addition, Gaiman reports that Avila will be singing some rare Grace Slick compositions that never were performed by the current incarnation of The Jefferson Starship.This rapid production time might lead to a second concern, which is a lack of artistic creativity: Avila has no co-writing credits on the album.Craig Sharpe (born September 23, 1989 in Carbonear but now living in Upper Island Cove, Newfoundland & Labrador) was the runner-up on Canadian Idol 4 and finished a close second behind winner Eva Avila.He came through seven rounds of auditions judged by Canadian Idol`s four-member panel.