2005 Detroit Music Award
2011 Detroit Black Music Award
2012-2015 Michigan Arts and Humanities Touring Directory Type your paragraph here.

2016 Akademia Award

2017 JAN/FEB JAM OFF Winner NY      THE RELIX Magazine

About Valerie Barrymore Music

Named 2017 Jan/Feb JAMOFF WINNER

by THE RELIX  Magazine of New York City for

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Valerie Barrymore's Awards

Biography

 
AKADEMIA
'Valerie Barrymore tenders a pop-inflected R&B concoction that strikes us a potential crossover hit; 'Love Me Now' has the genius to triumph in either genre or ...


'Valerie Barrymore tenders a pop-inflected R&B concoction that strikes us a potential crossover hit; 'Love Me Now' has the genius to triumph in either genre or ...

 Valerie Barrymore was born and raised in Detroit. She attended Michigan Christian   College, where she was chosen as a lead vocalist for the school’s annual program `Celebration in Song’. After college, she toured Italy,  Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, the Eastern United States and the Southern United States. In Japan she appeared at Club PePelomoco and Club ViVi. In the early 1990’s Valerie came back to Detroit and did some recording with one of Detroit’s Techno Geniuses, Mr. Blake Baxter, soon after she started working with The Steve Somers Band, she fronts the band and impresses audiences with her dynamic stage presence and high-energy. Also a talented writer, she penned the tracks `Desire’, ‘Love Me Now’ and several others. In 1999, she formed Foundation of Funk and started Barrymore Publishing and B. Rox Records. She has been nominated for several Detroit Music Awards Best R&B & Funk vocalist in 2005 she won the award! Valerie has performed in two plays; WE ARE NOT GOOD GIRLS 2009 and 2017 THE PARTY AT BELSHAZZAR’S HOUSE, which Valerie wrote and performed EVERYTHING