THE SINGER . SONGWRITER
“Making music is like food to my soul. It make me feel good, it’s powerful, it heals…I hope people feel inspired when they experience my music too.” – Cherine Anderson
Cherine Anderson is one of Jamaica’s leading young female singer/songwriters, actress and performers. Her genre defying grooves coupled with her powerful voice and thought provoking lyrics has brought her in front of well over 1,000,000 live audience fans, in places such as Jamaica, Europe, Canada, Australia and the USA.
She is the first Jamaican female artist to hit the Billboard Rock Charts featured on the song “Say Hey, I Love You” with Michael Franti & Spearhead. The song simultaneously peaked six Billboard charts and was placed on the soundtrack of numerous films and TV commercials including the EA 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Music Soundtrack, as well as the finale for The Oprah Whinphrey Show.
The east Kingston bred native is a consistent positive representative of Jamaica; from penning and directing chart topping videos for her inspirational songs such as “Eagles & Doves”, “How We Living”, “Kingston State of Mind” and “Shine On Jamaica”, to a stand out performance at the Inaugural Green Ball and Peace Ball during Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration, high energy performance at the World Games Special Olympics to reaching the Billboard charts. Cherine has made numerous appearances on television programs in Jamaica, Norway, France, Australia and the United States including The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and The Ellen DeGeneres Show and twice appeared on the award winning local show Profile with Ian Boyne.
She has earned a reputation for her commanding and high energy live performances which helped to place her on arena tours and renown festivals worldwide as both an opening and support act for alternative bands like Michael Franti & Spearhead, International rock stars John Mayer and Counting Crows to name a few. She has also toured with, and is endorsed by legendary drummer Sly Dunbar (Sly & Robbie) who hails her as “the real deal. A truly strong vocalist on hardcore riddims with the ability and potential to surpass reggae audiences to reach the masses.”
Determined to keep following her light, Cherine continues to evolve as a woman, entrepreneur and an entertainer, ever poised for new heights. Cherine is in the final stages of completing her first full length album with legendary producers Sly & Robbie, Dean Fraser and David Norland in collaboration with 20 Six Music Group. Not one for hype and extravagance, she has surrounded herself with a solid team who has guided her over the last few years and are ready to help her showcase her music to rest of the world. Cherine says, “Making music is like food to my soul. It make me feel good, it’ powerful, it inspires, it heals…I hope people feel inspired when they experience my music too.”