Ysabella Brave

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Ysabella Brave
Born (1979-12-04) December 4, 1979 (age 40)
California, United States

Ysabella Brave is an American YouTube personality, artist, vocalist, singer and songwriter[1] signed by Cordless Recordings, a division of the Warner Music Group. She was discovered through the popularity of her YouTube channels, Ysabella Brave[2] and ysabellabravetalk.[3]


Brave was signed as a recording artist for Cordless Recordings, an e-label of the Warner Music Group.[4]

Brave is mentioned prominently in the book YouTube for Dummies, written by Doug Sahlin and Chris Botello and published by Wiley Publishing, ISBN 978-0-470-14925-6. Brave is also mentioned prominently in the book 15 Minutes of Fame: Becoming a Star in the YouTube Revolution, written by Frederick Levy, ISBN 978-1-59257-765-1.[citation needed]

Brave, during her career as a singer, has worked as a fraud analyst for Yahoo! and studied at San Jose State University.[5][6]

Brave was a finalist in the Miss Horrorfest 2006 contest and has had other show business experience throughout her life.[7]

YouTube videos[edit]

Brave is a YouTube personality.[8] She posted the first videos of herself singing on YouTube on July 14, 2006. Most of her songs are accompanied by prerecorded music tracks, but some are a cappella. Her singing genres include blues, jazz, the Great American Songbook, rock, soul, R&B, and pop music, amongst others, as well as some of her own original lyrics and music.

After over a year of regularly posting videos, Brave built up a large following on YouTube. Her Ysabella Brave channel has 34,281 subscribers.[9] Brave's videos were viewed 9,338,637 times, as of September 26, 2007.[citation needed]

Brave's second YouTube channel, ysabellabravetalk, was created on February 25, 2007, to separate her music and comedy videos from those in which she expresses personal opinions on subjects raised by her viewers, and her vlogs. The first video on her talk channel was posted on March 4, 2007. As of October 16, 2010, this second channel has 13,701 subscribers.[10]

Brave's most popular video is "Everyday Bravery" on her ysabellabravetalk channel. It currently has 828,365 views (August 20, 2013).[citation needed]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "WMG Combines Cordless, Rykodisc, Taps Slim Moon". Billboard. June 21, 2007.
  2. ^ "Ysabella Brave". YouTube. March 1, 2006.
  3. ^ "ysabellabravetalk". YouTube. February 25, 2007.
  4. ^ Virginia Heffernan (June 7, 2007). "...And We All Went to the Seashore". The New York Times.
  5. ^ Dan Neil (June 3, 2007). "Wish on a Star". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 14, 2015. Her stage name is Ysabella Brave, except she has no stage beyond the punk proscenium that YouTube offers. She is 27, a fraud and security analyst for Yahoo.
  6. ^ Virginia Heffernan (February 16, 2007). "A Kiss Is Still a Kiss". New York Times blog. Retrieved September 14, 2015. Her career is "fraud analyst."
  7. ^ Horrorfest channel (June 3, 2007). "Miss Horrorfest Episode 2: Introducing the Girls". YouTube.
  8. ^ Daniel Coffey (February 15, 2007). "What's Privacy Got To Do With It?". The San Diego Daily Transcript.
  9. ^ "YouTube User Profile Ysabella Brave". YouTube. Retrieved January 9, 2009.
  10. ^ "YouTube User Profile ysabellabravetalk". YouTube. Retrieved January 9, 2009.

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