Romantic, optimistic and youthful, Grace Valerie brings a fresh-faced passion to pop music. Whether it expresses her own deep-seated emotions, inspires others or shamelessly sets the mood, Grace’s music is her weapon of choice and she takes it very seriously. She insists, “I will only sing what is dear to my heart.”
In 2010, Grace began working with JK Music Group, which led to collaborations with world-reknowned songwriters and producers. She was quickly discovered by Grammy Award-winning producer Randy Jackson, and signed to his record label, DreamMerchant 21: http://newsroom.mtv.com/2011/05/18/randy-jackson-introduces-us-to-grace/.
Grace experienced significant success with the release of her first single, “When the Lights Go Down”. The song debuted at #48 on Billboard’s club play chart, eventually reaching the #17 spot, and was picked up quickly overseas. The accompanying music video hit 400,000 views in just two days following its premiere, and reached a staggering 1.5 million views by the end of the summer.
Faced with a bevy of hungry bloggers and a rapidly growing fan base, Grace toured the nation to promote her music. She has performed at numerous dance clubs in New York, Miami, Chicago, Las Vegas, and hosted single release parties in both New York and Los Angeles. Several recent late-night shows in Hollywood’s hottest clubs has given Grace’s Los Angeles fans a reason to love her as their own. Each performance showcases her natural glowing confidence and signature, glamorous sense of style.
Energized by the success of her first single and summer/fall tour, Grace returned to Los Angeles where she is currently recording her follow up to “When The Lights Go Down”. Slated for release in early 2012, the next single from Grace Valerie hits the airwaves soon; stay tuned for more updates and exciting news.