Kris Berry (1982) is a Dutch-Caribbean artist, singer and songwriter. Her debut album Marbles, released in 2012, represents the essence of the music she grew up with on the islands of Curaçao and St. Maarten. Berry has performed shows in Amsterdam’s Paradiso as well as the prestigious North Sea Jazz Festival. A collaboration with friend and producer Perquisite (Pete Philly & Perquisite) produced the album Lovestruck Puzzles, released in the fall of 2013, of which the single “Let Go” was crowned 3FM Mega Hit, followed by a nomination for Best Album of the year. In 2014, Kris Berry did a major support tour with Caro Emerald on an arena tour in the United Kingdom. Special releases linked to that tour were among others her single “Perfect Storm” which was immediately crowned Radio2 Top Song of that year. Kris Berry received a personal invitation in 2018 from the American Grammy Award Winning singer Gregory Porter, to open for his soldout UK tour, performing among others three times in the esteemed Royal Albert Hall in London. Berry’s single “Hold on” from the Album “Berry Street” won her the Gold Award for high record sales.
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