Annemarie Picerno is an entertainer and songwriter in Nashville,Tennessee with an extensive performing background. Over her career, Annemarie has performed in dinner theaters, bands in every genre of music: (pop, rock, motown, blues, jazz & country) comedy shows, improv troupes, Disney World, Busch Gardens, and traveled professionally. She has also performed on television, and in commercials and film. She plays piano, guitar, and writes and arranges her own music. Her musical style is diverse, incorporating country, pop, blues, soul, and rock. Her signature style crosses over several musical genres from traditional country and beautiful harmonies to also serious themed songs about war, school shootings, addiction, abuse, adult greed, and many other topics not always addressed in today's commercial music saturation. She also explores the "sexy side of love."
Annemarie had 4 nominations for the 2017 Josie Music Awards: In MULTI GENRE Artist of the Year & Vocalist of the Year, in TRADITIONAL COUNTRY: Song of the Year for "I Don't Know What Love Is" and MODERN COUNTRY: Song of the Year for "Rain."
Her songs have been featured on internet radio stations such as Micky Spectrum's Top 40 (with a #1 with her new single RAIN and 6 Hall of Fame songs entered), Hamilton Radio with numerous #1 Top Requested Songs , Q108 (#1 with RAIN, #2 on Radio Indie Alliance with "Bad Girl" and also "Gotta Get Some of That"), IMP Indie show, Top 15 on Fame Music Radio, The Ray Powers Hour Top 10, Radio Medusa, ICRadio, OZCMR Popular Play Lists, Radiowellunflug, The Gail Carson Show, Radiouniversal and the Independent Music Network. "Bad Girl" was nominated for the 2016 Josie Music Show Awards for Pop Song of the Year along with Annemarie nominated for Pop Artist of the Year. Her "Confidently Ready" jingle was chosen by the Josie Show Network for the new network's cosmetic line. She also won esteemed Nashville voice teacher Renee Grant - Williams' songwriting competition for her patriotic version of "We Love the USA." 2018 "Bonfire" wins Best Song on Bongo Boy Records Album Homestead Vol II and wins the Josie Music Award at Dollywood Celebrity Theater for Best Musical Collaboration.
Annemarie is a registered songwriter with BMI and Member of The Recording Academy ©Grammys