Born in Chicago and raised in Los Angles, Gina Carey, is a woman of many talents. Her soulful and yet angelic tone is unique, and can be easily identified in all of her recordings. Gina's soulful delivery, takes listeners back to the era where R&B and Soul music dominated the vast majority of the world.
Over the years, Gina Carey has made many accomplishments. She has recorded over 11 CD's , written and directed 3 gospel stage plays, Written 1 book and audio book and is the CEO and creator of her own independent record, entertainment companies, Gico Music and SOUL JAZZY ENTERTAINMENT. She also produces her own web series, Tell My Story" . With over 20 years of experience in the music business, Gina Carey is a song writer, actress, author, music producer,engineer and director.
Her recordings include.." In His Time, Changes ,Tell Um, "My Journey" ,Melodic" & " Love Letters" , " Love Letters 2" , Live Love & laugh, "Gina Carey...The Songbird" "Funk Rhythm & Soul" and"Gina Carey The Soul Singer". In addition to being a successful song writer and recording artist, Gina Carey is also the author & publisher of her own E Book and Audio book " The Unexpected".
Gina began her professional recording career in 1996 with her first release "In His Time" selling over 10,000 copies nationwide. "In His Time" also received the #1 spot on the gospel charts in the UK. 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. In 2007, She performed at the first Lee Bailey EURWEB awards along with other celebrity guest Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get married” actor Tasha Smith, & Soul/ R&B singers Marva King & Shanice Wilson. In 2008 BET J aired her "True Love" music video on the morning Cup show. On August 24, 2011, Melodic soared to the #1 Spot on the UK Top 30 soul Charts & on December 8, 2011 Gina Carey's CD " Melodic" was named one 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. Her CD's " LOVE LETTERS" & Love Letters 2 both entered the top 30 UK SOUL CHARTS as well. On Wednesday April 11, 2012, Gina Carey won the Rising Stars of the Desert 2012 Music Video Competition and was awarded the Marker Broadcasting 2012 Jazz Music artist Award. This prestigious award was presented to Gina Carey at the Marker Broadcasting’s Inaugural in the Fantasy Springs Casino Lit Lounge in Indio California. Gina Carey was the first winner of the “Rising Stars of the Desert Music Video competition”. On October 4, 2014, Gina Carey won "Best Female Soul Pop Artist/Track" for a song she both wrote and produced called ,"Beautiful Music" . This prestigious award was presented to her by GHP Radio (GHP Virtual Music Awards)
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, Smooth Jazz Artist Michael Paulo ,Gospel Recording artist J Moss and many others. Just recently Gina Carey performed for June Kuramoto from the 2 time Grammy award nominees Hiroshima. Gina Carey..is being applauded by audiences worldwide.
1996 - In His Time
2003 - Changes
2006- Tell Um
2008 - My Journey
2011 - Melodic
Feb. 14, 2012 - Love Letters
May 24,2012 ' Love Letters 2 (Digital)
September 4, 2012 - "Live Love & Laugh" (Digital)
January 31, 2013 "Gina Carey...The Songbird"
September 28, 2013 " Funk Rhythm & Soul"
July 5, 2014 " Through The Waters" (Single)
October 1, 2014 " Eyes of a Child" (Single)
Feb. 10, 2015 " The Soulful Collection of Gina Carey"
Gina Carey Filmography
Composer (1 credit)
2015 The Disillusion of Pretty Butterflies (Short) (filming)
The Ripple Effect
( Writer, Composer , Producer, Director) 2004
What Would You Do
( Writer, Composer , Producer, Director) 2011
( Writer, Composer , Producer, Director) 2013
The Unexpected (Sam's Story) Short Story (E Book)
( Author & Publisher) 2014
The Unexpected (Sam's Story) Audio Book
( Author & Publisher) 2014