Kymberly Stewart is a GRAMMY® nominated children's singer/songwriter, musician, content creator and early childhood music educator who is on a mission to provide quality music for children and families all over the world. Born in Chicago, IL, into a family where R&B and gospel music was played all the time, Kymberly developed a love for music at an early age. After moving to Oakland, CA at the age of six with her family, Kymberly was introduced to a broader range of musical styles such as jazz, contemporary, broadway, and world music through her participation in school choirs and community programs. These experiences broadened Kymberly’s perspective and view of the world around her, allowing her to appreciate and respect cultures different than her own. This perspective is evident in the music that Kymberly composes for children and their families.
Kymberly's children’s CDs, Giggles and Curls and Giggles & Curls II the Deluxe Edition, is a testament to her versatile talent. Upbeat and interactive, her songs celebrate childhood over a soundboard of jazz, gospel and soulful pop sounds. Her songs are favorites amongst preschoolers, particularly the catchy tune, I Am A Robot, which has amassed over a quarter of a million views on YouTube. Her number of little fans continues to grow as she showcases her eclectic skills through developmentally appropriate performances at early childhood learning centers, farmers markets, music festivals, and family friendly events.
In June 2021 Kymberly and other black artists in the children and family music genre came together to create All One Tribe, a compilation album that celebrates the rich diversity of black culture and promotes positive self imaging for children. The effort was inspired by the social unrest and racial injustice during the 2020 pandemic, and it has received is nominated for 2022 GRAMMY for Best Children's Album, has been mentioned by The New York Times, and appeared in Bill Board magazine.
In addition to children and family music, Kymberly has performed on America's Got Talent with the prestigious Angel City Chorale and has appeared in a number of stage productions throughout the greater Los Angeles area. For the latter she was nominated for a Stage Raw Award in the category of Featured Actress in a Musical.
Kymberly has maintained her social media presence during the pandemic surge by performing and appearing in virtual music festivals, fundraisers, and creating developmentally appropriate content for preschool programs. She launched her YouTube channel, Kymberly Stewart Music, in 2020 and she has created a plethora of notable videos that educate and entertain children. Her most recent show, Miss Kym's Music Place, combines original music and sketch comedy to promote learning, diversity and cultural awareness for preschool aged children.
Kymberly is a voting member of The Recording Academy as well as an active member of Family Music Forward, an organization that amplifies and supports black artists, children, and communities, and the Children’s Music Network.
Kymberly is committed to her work as she considers it her responsibility to creating quality music for children that is both enriching and fulfilling.