Origin Jacksonville, Florida
Name Tarralyn Ramsey
|Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter|
Role Musical Artist
Years active 2000–present
|Born July 8, 1979 (age 36)
Melbourne, Florida (1979-07-08) |
Instruments vocals, singer-songwriter
Albums Tarralyn Ramsey, 'Tis the Season for Miracles
Genres Contemporary Christian music, Christian R&B, Gospel music, Urban contemporary gospel, Contemporary R&B
Record labels Verity Records, Casablanca Records
Similar People Frenchie Davis, Beverly McClellan, Tje Austin, Casey Weston, Vicci Martinez
Birth name Tarralyn LaJuan Ramsey
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Tarralyn LaJuan Ramsey (born July 8, 1979) is an American gospel musician and artist. She began her music career in 2000, with the release of the religious Tarralyn Ramsey album by Verity Records. This would be her Billboard magazine breakthrough release on the Gospel Albums chart. Her second album, Tarralyn Ramsey, was a secular album that was released in 2004 by Casablanca Records. This album also charted, on Billboard's R&B Albums chart. Ramsey released an independent album in 2009 on her own label, Taraprincel Records, which did not chart.
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Ramsey was born on July 8, 1979, as Tarralyn LaJuan Ramsey, in Melbourne, Florida, and was reared in the church by her parents, a bishop and a school teacher. She has a younger sister.
Her music career started in 2000, with the release of Tarralyn Ramsey by Verity Records on June 20, 2000. This album would be her breakthrough release on the Billboard magazine chart, which it placed at No. 12 on the Gospel Albums chart.
After being signed to Verity for several years, she moved on in her career and in 2003 entered the VH1 Born to Diva competition. She was announced the winner by Queen Latifah and Sharon Osbourne. She signed with Casablanca/Universal records under former Sony Music executive Tommy Mottola. This venture afforded Ramsey many mainstream opportunities which included performing at the MGM Grand, sharing the stage with such great artists as Whitney Houston, Beyonce, Pat Benatar, Lisa Marie Presley, Stevie Wonder and Ashanti. She has appeared on Entertainment Tonight and has been featured in magazines such as Vibe, Ebony, Jet, People, Seventeen and others. Tarralyn toured with Mary J. Blige on her “No More Drama Tour” and Seventeen Magazine, Pantene’s “Total You” tour, “The BET College Tour” and many others. Tarralyn has performed at Rocket Nation, Carnegie Hall and many other notable performance venues. Tarralyn released an album under Casablanca records that charted on the Billboard pop charts. Tarralyn was later released from her contract. In 2009, by invitation, Tarralyn was the first contestant on the new show called “The Voice”. She graced the stage and performed Faith Hill’s “Breathe” and made it all her own. She was chosen to be on Christina Aguilera’s team. Tarralyn was sent home during the battle rounds. However, not giving up on her dream, in that same year of 2009, Tarralyn released her own independent gospel album entitled “Beyond the Darkness“ which did relatively well entering the Billboard charts at number 15.
With the encouragement of friends in 2012 Tarralyn auditioned for the X factor and wowed judges Simon Cowell, LA Reid, Brittany Spears and Demi Lovato and got a “yes” to move on in the competition. Simon said, “Where’ve you been hiding? That was incredible…. You have a sensational voice…. amazing”, and Demi Lovato said, “You have one of the best voices I have heard in my entire life… I got chills on my arms and legs.” Spears had tears and LA Reid said that Tarralyn was “cut from the same cloth as Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston.” Despite the accolades and 4 absolute “yeses”, without explanation, she was not invited to bootcamp. Now Tarralyn the singer, songwriter, producer & arranger has partnered with an independent company and is once again working on her music. The journey, tenacity and endurance of this woman to keep pushing for your dreams despite how many times you get knocked down will inspire us all to always “Believe”.
She released another album, Tarralyn Ramsey, which this time it was a secular album that was released by Casablanca Records on June 8, 2004. The album would chart on the R&B Albums chart at No. 59. Her third album, Beyond the Darkness, a religious album, was released on her own independent label Taraprincel Records on September 1, 2009, yet this failed to chart. Both of her religious records were reviewed by Cross Rhythms magazine, where they were rated a seven out of ten.