Who: Kat de Luna
Album: '9 Lives'
Hails From: Dominican Republic
For Fans Of: Christina Aguilera and Shakira

Why She's About to Pop: This 19-year-old bilingual sensation sings 'Whine Up,' one of the hottest songs on the charts. On her debut CD, '9 Lives,' she samples from a variety of genres, showing off her serious pipes and saucy dance moves. Plus, she has R. Kelly's vote of confidence -- the R&B icon once called her a "prodigy."

Most Played Songs in Kat's iPod:
Selena, 'I Could Fall in Love'
Akon, 'Don't Matter'
Celine Dion, 'The Power of Love'
Mariah Carey, 'My All'
Etta James, 'A Sunday Kind of Love'
Juan Luis Guerra, 'El Farolito'
Madonna, 'La Isla Bonita'
Ciara, 'Like a Boy'
Fergie, 'Big Girls Don't Cry'
Carrie Underwood, 'Before He Cheats'