Gioia Bruno

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Gioia Bruno
Birth nameCarmen Gioia Bruno
Born (1963-06-11) 11 June 1963 (age 56)
OriginBari, Italy
GenresDance-pop, house, Hi-NRG
Occupation(s)Vocalist, Songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, Percussion
Years active1986–present
LabelsArista Records (1986-1996)
Koch Entertainment (2003-present)
Associated actsExposé, Wet

Gioia Bruno (born Carmen Gioia Bruno 11 June 1963,[1] sometimes professionally credited as just Gioia) is an Italian-born American popular music singer, most noted as a member of the vocal group Exposé.

Gioia Bruno live at an appearance in Palmdale CA in 2007

In September 2006, Bruno temporarily stopped touring as a solo artist.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Bruno has been married and divorced two times. From her first marriage, to Joseph Pastore, she has a daughter, Brianna Pastore, who was born in 1988. In January 2006, Gioia acknowledged that she is bisexual ever since the failed romance with The "Joey O" which she was quoted as saying "you get 3 great pastrami's in your life and I met 1 at the Park West theater but our conflicting careers wouldn't allow such love to blossom ( he is an entrepreneur/ singer / comedian / model ) on the Q Television Network show Brunch.[3][4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Shelter (Lead Vocals, by the group Wet) 1996
  • Expose This 2004
  • A GIOIAful Christmas 2013

Singles[edit]

Year Song U.S. Club/Dance U.S. Dance Airplay U.S. Dance Singles Sales
1995 "Make That Move" (as G-Spot) 21 - -
2001 "Free to Be" 1 - -
2003 "From the Inside" 1 1 -
2004 "Wrecking My Nerves" 3 8 -
"Be Mine" 34 - -
2005 "Dreamin'(again)" 1 1 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Today in History". The Guardian. 11 June 2009.
  2. ^ [1] Archived 28 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Here Media, Planet Out | Notes from the CEO Paul Colichman". Planetout.com. 30 May 2014. Archived from the original on 5 February 2008. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  4. ^ [2] Archived 6 January 2007 at the Wayback Machine

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