Background vocalist on Deep Purple's Battle Rages On Tour.
Co-writes Ariel (1st single release) from Ritchie Blackmore's
Rainbow album - "Stranger In Us All". "Ariel"
charts at #2 in Europe.
Co-writes “Hall of the Mountain King” , "Blackm Masquerade",
and “Wolf to the Moon” for Rainbow's "Stranger In Us
Candice is the 1st woman to ever appear on the front cover
of the Japanese magazine "Burrn". "Black
Masquerade" is decided, by Burrn magazine, to be the
Best Song of the Year (1995). "Black Masquerade"
charts at #1 in Japan. Candice receives her first
gold record for her lyric writing on "Stranger In Us
1995 - 1996
Tours Europe, Japan and the USA as a background vocalist
Candice does the background vocals on Ritchie Blackmore's
version of "Apache" for the Shadows tribute
album "Twang - a Tribute to Hank Marvin".
May - Blackmore's Night begins. Candice is awarded her 2nd
gold record. She receives a gold disc from Japan for
her lyric writing for "Shadow of the Moon".
"Shadow of the Moon" is released in Japan featuring
Candice as lyricist and lead singer. It would sell
an overwhelming 100,000 copies in just a few weeks. It
would debut at #14 on the Billboard Album charts in Japan.
"Shadow of the Moon" - released in Europe
in June - goes on to chart for 17 weeks. European tour commences.
"No Second Chance" - from "Shadow of the
Moon" - spends 3 weeks at chart position 5 on Brazil
radio. "Wish You Were Here" - the first radio
single released in the United States, reaches #1 on the
Gavin Up and Coming AC charts.
After a successful European tour playing castles, theaters
and churches throughout Europe, Candice and Ritchie have
returned to the studio to write and record their second
Blackmore's Night album. "Under A Violet Moon"
was released in Japan in April 1999, and world-wide May
1999. Candice and Ritchie appear on VH1-US with Blackmore's
May - Candice Night is the first woman to appear in Burrn
Magazine in Japan as their calendar poster. "Under
A Violet Moon" debuts at #2 in Japan on the Japanese
charts and #12 on the Billboard International Charts. "Under
A Violet Moon" debuts at #20 with it's European release
on the Billboard charts.
June/July - Candice and Ritchie bring Blackmore's Night
back to Europe to play to sold out venues at a ground breaking
castle tour throughout Europe.
September - Ritchie and Candice tape upcoming show for CNN
World Beat, and their Christmas Special - shown on Christmas
day. They also tape a segment for a "Renaissance special"
to be aired in 2000.
October - Blackmore's Night commences the first leg of the
US tour - bringing the "Under A Violet Moon" tour
to the Midwest/New York area. Blackmore's Night performed
two charity shows in October to benefit the Saltare foundation
to bring Performing Arts to underprivileged children - also
a charity benefit show was performed for abused and homeless
animals - donating their time and proceeds of their Halloween
show to Best Friends Society and the North Shore Animal
December - Daily Telegraph Sunday Edition feature article
on Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night. "Under A Violet
Moon" wins the #1 Best Vocal album of the Year award
January - Blackmore's Night returns to tour Italy.
- Blackmore's Night continued to tour Europe.
May - CNN Worldbeat airs a special on Renaissance music
featuring Blackmore's Night Summer - Blackmore's Night
returns to Europe for castle tour.
February/April - Recording "Fires At Midnight"
June - Candice
Night records guest vocals on 3 songs, "Through the
Times", "Golden Hair" and "Promises
Under The Rain" on Beto Vasquez's "Infinity"
project. Other guest vocalists on Infinity include Sabine
from Edenbridge and Tarja from Nightwish. It is released
in South America on the Rock Brigade / Laser Company label.
- "Fires At Midnight" by Blackmore's Night is
released in Japan and Europe, entering the International
German Billboard charts at No.9 , the International Japanese
charts at No. 20, Austrian charts at No.34, Czech Republic
charts at No.21, and Slovakia charts at No. 26.
- "Fires At Midnight" German Castle tour - They
perform a Charity show in Hamburg - All Blackmore's Night
proceeds Benefit Society for Prevention of Cruelty to
- "Fires At Midnight" reaches Number 7 on the
New Age Voice US radio charts.
Blackmore's Night Guest Appearances: on Fernsehgarten
Garden-German TV; on Vabank and the Ice Hockey Stick of
the Year Program for Czech Nova TV and live performances
on the BingoLotto TV Show in Sweden.
- "Fires At Midnight" video "Times They
Are A Changin'" reaches Number 6 in Canadian MusicMax
- England, Holland, Denmark and Sweden - Fires At Midnight
Tour - Sold Out.
- Candice Night interviews appear in Divka, Cosmo Girl
– Czech Republic, Kvety Weekly, Czech Republic, Czech
State Radio interview.
Musical Discoveries feature length story and photos.
- "Times They Are A Changin' " video from "Fires
At Midnight" wins the Number 1 TV video award three
weeks straight and takes Number 2 for fourth week on Nova
TV Czech Republic.
- "Fires At Midnight" remains high on Russian
charts - on "Open Radio" in Moscow "The
Times They Are A Changin'" remains in the top 20
hit list for 9 weeks. "I Still Remember" enters
rotation in top 20. Show business agency "Intermedia"
reports that Fires At Midnight is one of the top 10 International
pop bestsellers during Sept and Oct.
- Charity Benefit performance of Blackmore's Night - All
proceeds go to North Shore Animal League and Best Friends
Animal Sanctuary in Utah to feed and shelter homeless
- Blackmore's Night "Fires At Midnight" is a
finalist on the New Age Voice charts for the best vocal
album of the year.
January - The Infinity project is released in Japan with
a February release in Finland, March release by Drakkar
March - Blackmore's Night special guest performance at
the Czech Music Award Ceremony-filmed by Nova TV.
Blackmore's Night performs at Angel Music Award Ceremony
in Prague. They received an Eso Award from NOVA TV for
one video "The Times They Are A Changin".
April/May - Blackmore's Night tour Russia, Scandinavia
June - Candice goes into the studio and records 2 of her
own songs: Alone With Fate and Call It Love.
July - Ghost of a Rose is released in Europe and Asia.
In Europe it is released in a special edition digi-pack.
October- The release of Ghost of a Rose in the US with
the video Way To Mandalay included as a cd-rom.
- Candice Night performs as guest vocalist on the rock
Story of Aina" along with Sass Jordan, Glen Hughes,
Sascha Paeth and Robert Huenke- Rizzo.
July - The "Moon and Rose" tour performs
in Turkey, Czech, Germany, and Hungary.
Live concert footage is filmed for the upcoming DVD at
Neuhaus, Rheinfelds castle on the Rhine river, and the
fan show at Abenburg. The band also films the video for
Once in A Million Years and bonfire footage for their
new song Christmas Eve at Abenburg Castle.
August - Broadway!! Candice Night and Lady Nancy are asked
onstage by the incomparable Hugh Jackman in his Tony award
winning show "The Boy From Oz". Candice and
Nancy perform Ghost of a Rose and Past Times With Good
September - The US and European release of Beyond the
Sunset- the Romantic Album which includes the new song
Once In A Million Years. Release date: Sept 14th.
In Japan, All For One, the Best of Blackmore's Night compilation
is released on Sept 1st.
October - Beyond The Sunset is at number 3 on the New
Age Reporter charts in the USA!
Double Gold albums in the Czech Republic. Fires At Midnight
and Ghost of A Rose were awarded gold records at a special
ceremony held at Cartouche in Prague.
2005 - Die Burg commercial featuring Blackmore's Night
- Blackmore's Night tours the west coast for the 1st time
to sold out venues.
April - Candice Night for was voted the #38 vocalist of
the year in Japan's April 2005 Burrn Magazine. Candice
was one of only 2 women to make the list!
May - Release of Castles and Dreams- Blackmore's Night's
1st double DVD enters high on charts throughout Europe.
June - Candice Night is crowned Princess Candice of Magiquest
- a ground breaking new adventure park where you create
magic with a personalized real Magic Wand. Candice is
on the interactive video screens in her own tower in the
castle and the songs of Blackmore's Night are heard through
out the kingdom. www.magiquest.com
July - Sold out tour of Germany
October 2005 - Tour of Scandinavia and U.K. Begin cooperation
with Danish jewelry company www.pilgrim.dk
October - Helloween's album Keeper of the Seven Keys is
released with Candice's duet with Helloween called Light
December - Christmas Eve, the 1st holiday single by Blackmore's
Night climbs to #38 on the USA A/C Billboard charts!
January - Blackmore's Night Castles and Dreams debuts
on WLIW as a 1 hour special to help the fund drive for
public television. Ritchie and Candice are live in the
studio and the other band members even take turns answering
the fund drive phones for Public Television Stations.
The special continues to be aired throughout America into
- Blackmore's Night "Street Of Dreams" was chosen
as the ending theme song for "Junk Sports" broadcast
on Fuji TV, Japan's biggest TV station. Guests include
famous sports personalities such as Tiger Woods (golf),
David Beckham (soccer) & Maria Sharapova (tennis).
January - Candice Night appears on the cover of Japan's
Cat Diary Magazine (she's the first human to appear in
this exclusive Japanese magazine.) with an in depth intervew
and lots of photos.
January 7 - Blackmore's Night enters the Billboard Adult
Contemporary charts at #38 with their holiday single
January - Village Lanterne is released in Japan.
February - Village Lanterne moves to #6 in the Japanese
Oricon charts for domestically released international
March/April - Village Lanterne released in Europe and
USA reaching various high chart positions worldwide.
March 2006- USA/Canada: “The Village Lanterne” debuts at
Number 5 on the New Age Reporter Radio Top 100 Airplay
chart.. For April the cd moves up to Number 2
Within three weeks of release The Village Lanterne has
goes gold in Russia and in the Czech Republic it goes to
Number 3 on the international Charts
April - Burrn
Magazine Reported: Burrnin Albums Charts: Blackmore's
Night Village Lanterne ranks Number 2, and Burrnin DVD's
Charts Castles and Dreams ranks number 1. a
May “The Village Lanterne” places Number 2 on the
NewAgeReporter.com Top 100 Airplay chart for the month.
Night Village Lanterne enters the Czech charts at number
Night attends the Shrewsbury Pa Faerie Festival as the
Magazine Festival Queen.
June - Candice Night reigns Faerie Magazine
and also takes the second crown as Queen of Western
Pa Faerie Festival.
June - Village Lanterne charts on
NAR at #3 in the USA
June-September - Blackmore's Night plays to
sold out shows
July - Magiquest opens their 2nd park featuring Princess
Candice in the Poconos, New York.
Kingdom: The Dragon King debuts on the SCI FI
Channel in the USA and releases the soundtrack cd which
2 Blackmore's Night tracks : Gone With the Wind and
Shadow of the Moon.
September- Helloween releases Light The Universe as a
single.Candice and Helloween shoot the video and it is
released September 13th.
September- Blackmore's Night plays France's famed Olympia
in Paris. It is the 1st time in 10 years the band has
played France and they shoot a dvd there to be released
November 2006 - Winter Carols entered the radio charts
at number 4for Public Radio Stations and College
Stations throughout the USA. New Age Reporter
November 2006 Top 100 Airways Chart
November 2006 - Winter Carols, the holiday album by Blackmore's
Night, is released and enters in at #7 of the Billboard
Charts for USA. Where it stays high on the charts until
December 2006 -"Christmas Eve" gets played throughout
Disneyland! On their Disney Village Radio (Hotels,
Restaurants, Bars, dans la rue du Disney Village, le
marchť de NoŽl and in the streets and the Christmas
market of the Village etc. in France.
December 2006 - USA Radio Media charts, "
Christmas Eve" # 30 on Adult Contemporary Radio
December 2006 - Save A Pet and Blackmore's Night: Thanks to
all who made donations for
Save a Pet at our charity show. We collected over
$1000 and many dogs and cats had a good holiday.
December 2006 - Winter Carols debuted at #7 on USA Billboard
New Age Charts!!
Click here for chart.
10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF BLACKMORE'S NIGHT!
January - Winter Carols is voted Album Of The Month for
December by New Age Reporter.
December - Paris Moon is NUMBER
1 in November and December for the top 100 New Age
We are also so very happy to be partners once again this year with
the World Wildlife Fund in Germany. An additional donation from each
ticket will be used to help save the Sumatran Tigers.
The DVDCd box set,
Paris moon, reaches #1 on the NAR charts.
Christmas Eve, the holiday single, was #26 on the
German radio charts
new cd release Secret Voyage:
Voyage enters the USA New Age Billboard charts at #1.
August -Blackmore's Night voted #1 cd
of the year on Kweevak!
September - Blackmore's Night Honored In
Germany for DVD Sales Sept - Blackmore's Night received
a gold DVD award at the Aegi Theater in Hannover Germany
for reaching gold status in Germany for their dvd
Castles and Dreams.
October - "Secret
Voyage" is #2 on the September 2008 New Age Reporter
Dec - USA- Blackmore's Night performs their annual
Holiday Charity show! We were able to raise funds
for Save A Pet, Little Shelter and North Shore Animal
Dec - "Secret Voyage" is playing throughout
Disney Village Disneyland Paris (Hotels,
Restaurants, Bars, streets, etc) Songs played are: 1.
Can't Help Falling in Love 2. Far Far Away 3. Empty
Words 4. Rainbow Eyes.
Dec - Blackmore's Night song Olde Mill Inn is heard in
newest film "Yes Man!"
January - "Secret Voyage" was chosen as the winner of
the Best Celtic Album title for
New Age Reporter!
February - Secret Voyage has been nominated for
Top NAR awards in three categories-
Best Vocal Album of 2008
Best Celtic album of 2008
Best cover artwork for a cd in 2008
March - Secret Voyage was riding high on Top of
Billboards New Age
Charts 63 weeks!!!!!
September- Autumn Sky cd enters at #15 in German
September- Autumn Sky in for Swedish charts at position 36
September- In Finland Autumn Sky charts at number 29.
September - Autumn Sky charted in Greece at #23
September- Autumn Sky charted at number 11 in Czech
Sept 20 - Autumn Sky was chosen as CD of the Week on
January - Autumn Sky debuts at #1 on the USA Billboard
Charts for New Age
February - Candice Night plays pennywhistle on our good
friend and Schlagger
star Chantal's single "Das Schiff meiner Traume" or
"Ship of my
Dreams". It enters at #15 on the Austrian Airplay
February - Candice Night donates signed boots for Kick
Up Your Heels auction
for the Lancaster Opera House raising $305 with a total
of 35 bids
for a wonderful cause.
May - Ritchie and Candice contribute
guitar and vocals on William Shatner's
version of David Bowie's
award for the
Best Vocal Album of the Year!