|Intro||American Christian music, rock music, country music, pop music singer-songwriter|
|Is||Singer Songwriter Musician Composer Pianist Guitarist|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||1982, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA|
Brooke Barrettsmith (born 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician originally from Spring Grove, Illinois. She was a former contestant of the reality television show American Idol during its 5th season in 2005-2006. Married 2009 to William (Billy Adams) professional guitarist, singer-songwriter, and IT professional.
Early in Brooke's career, she signed a developmental record deal with Word/Curb/Warner Records as a duo act with her younger sister Leah, from 2003-2004. Then in 2005, auditioning alongside her sister, Brooke reached the top 40 on American Idol. Brooke subsequently signed a solo recording deal with Sony BMG Records in 2006 and toured nationally with various bands and musicians.
Her self-titled debut album was released on August 19, 2008, to rave reviews. It was produced by Aaron Sprinkle and Rob Hawkins for Essential Records, a Christian subsidiary of Sony BMG Records. Her album charted on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums and Christian Albums charts. She was endorsed by Fender Guitars and Taylor Guitars.
She headlined a national tour in the summer of 2010 then became the lead singer for the rock band Vialyne from 2011-2012.
She retired from music in 2012 and pursued psychology education at Middle Tennessee State University.
- 2003: Open Arms (independent) – as "Two 4 One"
- 2004: Brooke & Leah EP (Word Records, independent) - as "Brooke & Leah"
- 2008: Brooke Barrettsmith (Essential Records) – as "Brooke Barrettsmith"
- 2011: Vialyne EP (independent) – as "Vialyne"
- "More Real"
- "Quiet My Heart"
- "Beautiful Liar"
|Article Title:||Brooke Barrettsmith: American Christian music, rock music, country music, pop music singer-songwriter - Biography and Life|
|Author(s):||PeoplePill.com Editorial Staff|
|Publish Date:||02 Jan 2017|
|Date Accessed:||22 Oct 2020|