R&B producer and vocalist, INEZ, is a multi-faceted artistic Renaissance woman by way of Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood. INEZ, a Cum Laude, Berklee College of Music alumna, brings her genre-bending powerhouse vocals and high energy performance to Highmark First Night 2023. Following the release of her 2019 debut album “Voicemails and Conversations”, INEZ was named “Pittsburgh Music Artist Of the Year” for 2020 by Pittsburgh AAA radio station, WYEP. INEZ would help kick off the 2021 NFL Preseason, singing the National Anthem for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Game in Canton, Ohio. In December 2021, INEZ was awarded the Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Award as an Emerging Artist by The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, and Opportunity Fund. INEZ hopes to continue utilizing the full spectrum of her gifts to uplift others and spread love.