Brooke Elizabeth White (born June 2, 1983 in Phoenix, Arizona, and raised in nearby Mesa) is a singer-songwriter who plays the piano and guitar, and was the 4th place finalist on the seventh season of the television series American Idol. White's first CD, Songs From The Attic, was released by the independent label New Millennium Records Group in 2005, and was produced and co-written by Tim Simms. On iTunes, the album has peaked at #19 on the Top 100 Albums Chart, #6 on the Top 100 Pop Albums Chart and #8 on the Top 10 Album chart in Canada.
In Canada iTunes, the album has peaked at #8 on the pop charts. The album has garnered positive reviews on iTunes and on Amazon.
White's first music video, "Free", was directed by Braden Barty and produced by Tim Simms. In the video, she acts out her story as a beauty school dropout who moves to Hollywood to pursue a singing career.
White cites her musical influences as the "soulful sounds of the 70's" such as James Taylor, Carole King, Fleetwood Mac, the Carpenters, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, the Eagles, America, Carly Simon, the Bee Gees, Hall & Oates, Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, and Phil Collins.
On February 25, 2009, she debuted her first single, "Hold Up My Heart", from her first major label album after Idol, "High Hopes and Heart Break" to be released on June 2, 2009. She performed the song on the results show of American Idol date February 25, 2009. Shortly after the performance, the song fired up and zoomed atop the iTunes Charts and has since reached a peak of #7.