25 year old Ana Criado is a half Spanish, half British singer songwriter and performing artist living in the Netherlands. In 2006 Ana recorded tracks with well known Dutch producer Reyn Ouwehand. The recordings were received very well and Ana’s tracks appeared on various compilation cd’s and were played (live) on local and national radio. In various magazines she was named a big upcoming talent and was ‘demo of the month’ in the Dutch FRET magazine of March 2007. Whilst performing her tracks live across the country, Ana appeared in National newspaper Metro. That same year, whilst finishing her music studies, Ana also became one of the finalists in Holland’s biggest pop music contest De Grote Prijs Van Nederland.
Besides her work as a singer songwriter and vocal coach, Ana has also established herself as an artist within the dance music scene. After recording Sunset Boulevard for Alex Morph and successfully releasing it in 2009, Ana Criado went on to release tracks with artists like Ronski Speed, Max Graham and Markus Schulz. She also recorded a track for the number one dj in the world Armin van Buuren and appeared on his new album Mirage. She is currently travelling the world performing live with Armin van Buuren for his new Armin Only world tour 2010/2011. After being on A State Of Trance by Armin van Buuren in 2009, Ana Criado will now be appearing again on A State Of Trance 2011.