Saturday, April 27, 2013

Vita’s got the voice -- Barbados NationNews

Vita’s got the voice
By Tony Best | Fri, April 26, 2013
Vita Chambers’ road to musical success has taken her from Barbados to New York and now back to Canada, where she is touring. At 19, Vita Chambers displays immense confidence in her musical ability as an up-and-coming top-shelf pop artiste. And her articulateness belies her teenage years. “I am very confident in my music and very satisfied with the direction my career is taking now,” Vita told the WEEKEND NATION. “I always had a strong vision of what I wanted.” She has every reason to be sure of herself and satisfied to boot. Her single Fix You is now No. 17 on the national airplay chart and No. 20 on the Pop ITunes chart in Canada and is rising. It is closing on becoming a gold single there as well. Just as important, the song garnered a Juno Award nomination, the Canadian equivalent of a Grammy. It was nominated for the Best Dance Recording. Evan Rogers, an American record producer and co-owner of SRP Records, spotted the teenager in a video posting on Vita’s My Space page and flew to Barbados from New York to hear her sing. He immediately signed her to a contract with SRP/Universal Motown.
“I flew to Barbados and had dinner with Vita and her parents, Bob and Joy Chambers. I just felt this girl could be a star and she is absolutely one of the most natural born stars I have been around.”    -- Evan Rogers, SRP/Universal Motown
Rogers declared. Rogers was the producer who heard Rihanna when she was an unknown 15-year-old student at Combermere School, signed her to a contract, brought her to live in his home in Connecticut with his Bajan wife Jackie and launched her career. Rihanna is now a music icon. Read more: For further information:, and

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