Gina Brooklyn – Normal
Award Winning Singer/Songwriter/Multi-instrumentalist Gina Brooklyn, now only 17 years old, sent a pre- mastered version of her soon to come EP (produced by Idris Aquil from Universal Music Group) back in January of 2018 to a few select industry professionals. Within a month, Gina was signed to a two-year publishing administration and a global digital distribution deal with California based Ingrooves Music Group.
The track “Normal” recently released on June 1st 2018 to all online digital outlets along with a scheduled video release on June 8th, was recorded at the Sound Kitchen in TN, features members of Kelly Clarkson’s band with Lester Estelle on Drums, Kyle Whalum on Bass, and Luke Sullivant on guitar. Gina’s unique vocal style is everything but Normal on this track as she infuses pop with jazz vocal influences that is sure to mesmerize the listener throughout the song. Gina Brooklyn wrote all 4 songs while top-lining the 5th song with Idris Aquil on a hip-hop track “In My Mind” featuring rapper “Bones 703” and the 6th song as an EDM collaboration with Jim Naze.
Throughout her creative career, Gina has had the opportunity to perform at a multitude of prominent venues across the United States, including The BlueBird Cafe in Nashville, The Bitter End in NYC, AMPLYFi in LA, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
In March of 2017, Gina released her debut 6-song self-titled EP on iTunes which was well received by fans and music critics alike.
As a result of Gina’s EP release, her sixth track “Beauty All Around” was nominated in the Best Pop Song category for the 2018 RoundGlass Music Awards held in NYC on January 26th, 2018 at the Edison Ballroom. Her nomination was listed amongst such music Legends as Ringo Starr, Grammy Nominated Artist Kokayi, & Traci Braxton.
The first track on the EP called “Faceless” made Gina June’s 2017 Artist Revelation Winner from The American Tracks Music Awards.
She also co-wrote a song called “From The Outside”(not on her EP) with songwriting legends Mike Shimshack and Stephanie Lewis who have sold over 40 million albums combined. The song was selected as a 2016 nominee for the Hollywood Songwriting Contest in the Country & Western category, won a bronze medal as a song finalist for the 2017 Global Music Awards, and placed as a finalist in the country category for the 2017 Session I – John Lennon Songwriting Contest.
Both dedicated and equally as driven, Gina is on a mission to inspire as many people as possible through the universal language of music. Her musical style showcases a harmonious fusion of traditional jazz and pop, soul- gripping melodies, engaging lyrics, and distinctive vocals that creates a captivating ambiance far ahead of its time.