Promotional Photo, 2010
|Birth name||Brooke Elizabeth Barrettsmith|
January 4, 1982 |
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Members||Billy Adams, Michael Dotson, Phill Grooms|
|Past members||Matt Stephens|
|Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Piano|
Brooke Adams (formerly Brooke Barrettsmith) is a 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.
Early in Brooke's career, she signed a developmental record deal with Word/Curb/Warner Records as 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.
- 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"
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- "Brooke Barrettsmith American Idol Essential Records". CCM Magazine. 2008-04-07. Retrieved 2008-05-04.
- Farias, Andree (2008-04-14). "The Scoop (04-14-08)". Christian Music Today. Retrieved 2008-05-04.
- "Brooke Barrettsmith - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2015-12-08.
- "Official website". Retrieved 9 April 2010.
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