Candice Night is an American vocalist and songwriter. Since the traditional folk rock band Blackmore's Night's origins in 1997, she has been the lead singer, multi-instrumentalist and lyricist. Her background has been varied: she began modelling at 12 years old, got her own radio show at a rock music radio station, and studied communications at New York’s Institute of Technology. She has provided backup vocals for various musical professionals and since joining Blackmore’s Night has been awarded some gold albums and awards. Its music has also been charted internationally.