Kirby Maurier

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Kirby Maurier
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Kirby Maurier, 2015
Background information
GenresR&B
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Years active2008–present
LabelsValholla Entertainment
Websitekirbymaurier.com

Kirby Maurier (marie-aye)[1] is an American singer-songwriter and founder of The Miami Music Museum.[2] On July 31, 2015, she released her independent debut album, Doing The Most, on Valholla Entertainment and was one of the highest selling independent R&B albums in the South Atlantic region in 2015.[3] Her first single, "You"[4] was released in 2010[5] which led to the release of her '90s inspired EP, "Class of ’96"[6] in 2012 and 2013 single "I’m Jus Sayin’" produced by Jackpot.[7] "Iz U Wit It", the first single from the album Doing The Most[8] is a trap heavy song with a slight departure of her original R&B sound.[9] On February 22, 2016, Kirby was announced as one of three winners of the fourth annual GRAMMY Amplifier program.[10][11][12]

In the spring of 2016, Kirby embarked on a multi-city tour[13] which included stops for the GRAMMY Pro Songwriters Summit,[14] The 3rd Annual Los Angeles Chapter GRAMMY Showcase[15] and South by Southwest music festival.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GRAMMY Amplifier 2016 Winner Profiles The Recording Academy
  2. ^ Castro, Lee. Kirby Maurier on Your Favorite Stripper's Turn-Up Song, "Iz U Wit It” Miami New Times. January 9, 2014
  3. ^ Jerome, Cristina. South Florida's Five Best Female R&B Artists of 2015 Broward New Times. December 28, 2015
  4. ^ Mayard, Judnick "Kirby Maurier, "You" MP3” FADER September 1, 2010
  5. ^ Music/Emerging Artist: Kirby Maurier – You ThisIsRnB. February 10, 2011
  6. ^ "Kirby Maurier – Class of 96” Singersroom.com. March 4, 2012
  7. ^ JC3 You’ll Want To Hear What Kirby Maurier Is ‘Sayin’ SoulBounce.com August 23, 2013
  8. ^ "Listen: The Red Light Special R&B Podcast #16 with Special Guest Kirby Maurier” ThisisRnB.com September 17, 2015
  9. ^ Castro, Lee. Kirby Maurier on Your Favorite Stripper's Turn-Up Song, "Iz U Wit It” Miami New Times. January 9, 2014
  10. ^ Menyes, Carolyn "Adley Stump, American Bombshell & Kirby Maurier Win 2016 Grammy Amplifier Contest” Music Times, February 25, 2016
  11. ^ "'Voice' Alum Adley Stump Named Grammy Amplifier Winner: Former Team Blake member joins rock band American Bombshell and R&B singer Kirby Maurier as recipients of fourth-annual prize" Rolling Stone. February 22, 2016
  12. ^ Marr, Madeleine "Local Miami singer Kirby Maurier on the rise” Miami Herald February 26, 2016
  13. ^ GRAMMY Amplifier Winner Kirby Maurier Learns on the Road "GRAMMY Amplifier Winner Kirby Maurier Learns On The Road" National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.com May 26, 2016
  14. ^ San Francisco – GRAMMY Pro® Songwriters Summit GRAMMY Pro The Recording Academy
  15. ^ 3rd Annual Los Angeles GRAMMY Showcase! GRAMMY Pro The Recording Academy
  16. ^ "Kirby Maurier performing at Stubb’s, March 18, 2016" SPIN Staff March 21, 2016

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