Cindy Lu was born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey surrounded by music. She grew up singing in her church and school choirs, and since her father and brother were both musicians, her home was always filled with music. Cindy Lu's love of music was greatly influenced by her faith and her family, and she spent many years singing a variety of music, including classics, oldies, showtunes, gospel and pop. In 1996, on the advice of a friend, Cindy Lu tuned into a country music radio station. She was instantly hooked! A 'country convert' had been born! Cindy Lu started singing country songs and for the first time in her life, she felt as though her voice had 'finally found a home.' Since that day, Cindy Lu has been singing cover as well as her own original tunes, and produced her first CD of original songs, 'Playin' The Game', in 1999. Three singles from Cindy Lu's first CD made it to #1 on several Independent Charts. She has had the privilege of being showcased at Wolfy's and Tootsie's Orchid Lounge in Nashville, TN, has performed at The Bluebird Café, The Broken Spoke Café, The Broken Spoke Songwriter's Stage & Legends Corner, all in Nashville. Cindy Lu was a finalist in Froggy 101's (Wilkes Barre, PA) True Value Jimmy Dean Country Showdown (1999). In her native region of Sussex County New Jersey, she won several talent contests, performs yearly at The New Jersey State Fair (2000-2004), in New York City at Don't Tell Mama (a nightclub and cabaret theatre), and countless benefits and private bookings. Cindy Lu was both a performer and nominee at the OCA Awards Show (Online Country Awards) in Laughlin, Nevada (October 2000) where she won the 'Female Country Newcomer Award.' Cindy Lu performed at the GMA Awards (Golden Music Awards) in Nashville during Fan Fair 2001. Cindy Lu was awarded the '2001 Upcoming Female Country Singer' award from New Artist Radio (NAR.) Cindy Lu co-hosted and performed at the NAR Music Awards Show in Park City, Utah, March 2002, and was awarded the 2002 Country Female Artist of the Year Award. NAR also awarded Cindy Lu the 2003 Entertainer of The Year at the NAR Music Awards Show May 24th, 2003, in Salt Lake City, and the 2004 Country Female Artist of the Year Cindy Lu's love of country music has grown and developed, and Cindy Lu's second CD of original songs, 'Two Sides', was released on June 2, 2003, during a CD Release Party at The Hall of Fame Lounge in Nashville, TN, where she also performed that night. Songs from the 'Two Sides' CD are currently being played in 12 countries worldwide. Cindy Lu is back in the studio working on her third CD of original music, due out in early 2006. 'From Sussex County, NJ, New York, Utah, Nevada, Tennessee and every place in between, performing and singing country music is the best way I can think of to spend my time with great friends, good music, and a whole lot of dancin'! Cindy Lu is honored to be a part of country music and plans to be singing as long as she is breathing. 'Country is a place inside you, not where you live. God gave me the gift of singing, and country music has provided me a home. I'd like to share that gift and to bring a smile to the faces of as many people as I can.'