Jocelyne Béroard (born 12 September 1954) is a Martinicansinger and songwriter. She is one of the lead singers of the Zouk band Kassav'. As a solo artist, she helped create zouk, a music genre started by Kassav'. The main members are from Guadeloupe and Martinique.
Béroard was born in Fort-de-France, Martinique, and studied in France, attending the National School of Fine Arts in Paris, before beginning to work with Caribbean artistes as a background singer in 1980. She has served as a lead singer of Kassav' since 1983. She has also recorded several albums as a solo artist. In 1987, she recorded a duet with Philippe Lavil, the hit single "Kolé séré", which peaked at number four in France. In 1999, she was made a Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur.
Gladys M. Francis, " Résister au compromis, crever la douleur, dire le silence : Entretien avec Jocelyne Béroard." Amour, sexe genre et trauma dans la Caraïbe Francophone. Coll. Espaces Littéraires, L'Harmattan, Paris, 2016, p. 227-250 (ISBN 978-2-3430-7395-8)