“Long overdue,…the worlds best kept secret.” LIONEL RICHIE
“As charismatic as she is talented Barry excels with addictive pop tunes custom made for radio with smooth alto vocals to match her emotional flowing words & assonance.” MUSIC CONNECTION MAGAZINE
“Chantelle’s songs have this way of connecting to you right down to your core. All in all an amazing body of work with songs repeat ready for anytime of time of day or mood that you’re in.” WHY BLUE MATTERS
CHANTELLE BARRY’s music is soulful and organic. With such a broad range of musical influences from Jason Mraz, The Beatles, Ingrid Michaelson, Elvis Presley and Sade (to name a few) Chantelle is undoubtedly “an old soul with a new sound”.
Australian native, Chantelle Barry first caught the public’s eye in 2000 when she won Australia’s version of POPSTARS, earning a coveted spot in the all-girl pop group, Bardot. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Chantelle has returned to her singer/songwriter roots and independently released her debut solo album ‘Simple Things’ which she toured in Australia at the end of 2009, featuring a performance on Good Morning Australia. She has just released her 2nd album SONGBIRD and is already receiving positive reviews.
Chantelle was selected to be an official featured artist of the 2012 Canadian Music Festival.
Her songwriting has garnered her a 1st Place in the UK Songwriting Contest for her song ‘YOU’ which is currently in rotation on radio in the mid west, Top 5 Finalist in Songwriters Universe ‘Song Of The Month’ contest, a 1st & 3rd place in the Song of the Year songwriting contest and Top 10 in the Music Nation online music competition. Chantelle was also nominated in the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for best song ‘LOVE SOMEONE’ & ‘TAKE A WALK WITH ME’ as well as having both songs placed on various films this year.
Chantelle has toured the LA music scene for 5 years including the renowned Genghis Cohen, Hotel Cafe, Harvelles, Room 5 Lounge, Tangier, Saint Rocke, The Cat Club, Hard Rock Cafe & The Mint.
When not in the studio you can find Chantelle on both the big and small screens. She has starred in several feature films including a cameo appearance in Universal Pictures ‘Couples Retreat’ and has most recently guest starred on Entourage (HBO), How I Met Your Mother (CBS), 90210 (CW) and ‘The Paul Reiser Show’ (NBC). She is currently in pre-production to star in a Kevin VanHook film “Jason and The Necronauts” in which she will be starring opposite Casper VanDien.