The Samoan, Tongan and Maori (Ngati Porou) soul sister worked with and supported artists as diverse as Ciara, Mos Def, Renee Geyer, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Dave Dobbyn, Hollie Smith, NZSO, and Chaka Khan. She has performed at Glastonbury, City Of London Festival, Sydney Festival, Java Jazz Festival in Jakarta and, closer to home, Tauranga Jazz Fest, Waiheke Jazz Fest, Parachute Festival and the Waitangi Day celebrations at Flatbush, Manukau.
Bella has worked as a vocalist for the last decade performing and/or recording. Bella regularly tours with local and international artists, and with the Pink Floyd Experience. She is also the resident singer for the television show ‘Dancing with the Stars’.
With two acclaimed releases under her belt Without the Paper (2011) and Time and Space Ep (2013), Bella was awarded Best Pacific Female artist in the Vodafone Pacific Music Awards in 2012 and 2014. After Bella’s performance at the Sydney Festival Launch in 2014, soul legend Chaka Khan invited her to perform "I'm Every Woman" at with her at a free concert at The Sydney. Bella also performed in Soulfest, New Zealand's first soul festival in October 2014 and was invited by Angie Stone, to sing backing vocals to her famous song "Wish I Didn't Miss you".