Katie B (full surname Biever) is a singer songwriter from a farm on the outskirts of Airdrie, AB, north of Calgary. She currently lives in Vancouver, performing under the name Katie Rox.
She was the original lead singer of Jakalope
. She was asked to be a part of the band when she met Dave "Rave" Ogilvie
at The Warehouse Studio
(recording studio owned by Bryan Adams
) where she was working reception. After singing just one song, she was hired on to be the lead vocalist, as well as writing lyrics and melodies on the first two albums.
Katie left the band in early 2007.
In 2007, Katie left Jakalope to pursue her own musical interests. She summarizes her experience with Jakalope as a time where she "grew as a songwriter, a performer, an artist, and learned many a valuable lesson. Nonetheless, she felt that it was time to follow her heart and go back to her roots.
She has started a new project under the name Katie Rox.
Her album "High Standards" was released on January 15 2008, which was the start of her new career. It is currently available on iTunes.
has previously provided backup vocals for Mandy Moore
. She also sings most of the backup vocals on Songs From Instant Star 2, released in April, 2006, by Alexz Johnson
. She also has a cameo in the Jeremy Fisher video for "Cigarette."