|Hometown||Palm Springs, CA|
|Genres||R & B / Soul, Jazz|
|Band Members||The Urban Soul Project ( Band)|
|# Years Experience Performing Live:||15|
|# Live Perfomances Past Six-months:||20|
|Market Draw:||R&B : 31-50; Urban: 31-50; jazz: 31-50|
|Similar Artists:||Jill Scott, India Aire, Incognito, Groove Theory|
|Performing Rights Society:||BMI|
|Discography:||Melodic LP—2011; My Journey LP—2008; Tell Um LP—2006; Changes LP—2003; In His Time LP—1996|
Gina began her professional recording career in 1996 with her first release “In His Time” selling over 10,000 copies nationwide. In 2006, Gina was nominated by the Black Music Academy Association of America in two categories: “Best Gospel Performer – Female” and “Gospel Rising Star”.She performed at the event, held at the Cashman Theater, before a full house and won the "Las Vegas Black Music Awards 2006 Best Gospel Performer – Female" award. Later that year, she auditioned for NBC‘s ’s Got Talent" target="_blank">America’s Got Talent.
In 2007, She also performed at the first EURWEB awards with Lee Bailey and in that same year, Gina auditioned for the Hit TV show Showtime at the Apollo and impressed the judges so much that she was invited twice to be a guest on the show filmed in Harlem, New York. In 2008 BET J aired her “True Love” music video on the morning Cup show.
Her most recent album entitled “Melodic” was the first and only CD that was written, arranged & composed by Gina. Her multi talented husband and recording artist Urban Soul Guitarist “JOHN CAREY” produced the “Melodic” CD and is also featured on this album as the lead guitarist. On Augut 24, 2011, Gina’s last CD “Melodic” soared to the #1 Spot on the Uk Top 30 soul Charts & on December 8, 2011 Gina Carey’s CD " Melodic" was named on of the Top Albums of the year 2011. She was honored along with artist such as Jill Scott, Kindred, Eric Benet, Julie Dexter, Maysa and Brian Mc Knight.
Gina has performed all over the United States and has shared the stage with many well known and established celebrities including 70 funk band Rose Royce , Shanice Willson and Gospel Recording Artist J Moss. Gina’s new CD " Love Letters" all written arranged and produced by Gina Carey is a combination of Smooth Soul/ Jazzand Funk. Gina’s CD " Love Letters" is available now at CdBaby.com , Soul Brother Records , I Tunes , Amazon and more. Gina’s new Compalation CD due to be released this summer 2012 " Love Letters 2" The love continues will include 3 new bonus songs and 7 of Gina Carey’s favorite recordings which will also be avaiable for purchase throuh CD BABY. ( Digitally only)