Joy’s remarkable vocal talents have been surfing the waves of the music industry for a number of years. Moving to London from Birmingham at the age of 16 Joy’s talent was immediatelyspotted by record producer Rod Gammon who recorded her first single “Gimme the Funk” for Savage Records. In 1990 Joy became the lead singer for the group Mocca Soul and was the featured singer on the album Persistence of Memory. In 1991 along with Perception Joy signed her first major recording deal with Talkin Loud Records. Feed the Feeling was the first single released through the label. ‘Talkin Loud’ also released ‘Guilty’, ‘Take U Higher’ and ‘Serious Love’. Joy then went on to record 2 albums with renown jazz pianist Jason Rebello Make It Real and Last Dance.
Joy collaborated with ‘A New Funky Generation’ to write One More which features on the Café Del Mar Volume 7 platinum selling album. Joy has also been a featured vocalist with the band over a number of years and her vocal talents and writing skills can be heard on ‘Incognito’ albums including the Transtlantic RPM, which includes writing credit for "1975". Joy has worked with many celebrated artists - Sting, Chaka Khan, Mary J Blige, Angie Stone, Lynden David Hall, Rahsaan Patterson & Craig David, to name but a few. Joy is also featured in Sting's The Songs of Sacred Love DVD’, provided backing vocals on the album and completed the ‘Sacred Love 2004/5 world tour. "When Joy Rose joined Sting for a duet she sang with such power and conviction that one could wonder why she did not sing on Sting’s album instead of Mary J bilge. She knocked the audience dead and got a standing ovation”. The Current: “Joy Rose is yet another reminder that Sting knows the importance of surrounding himself with ‘A’ List musicians, she is simply breathtaking”. SmoothJazzNow. In 2006 Joy released a Gospel EP ‘Grace’ produced by Kipper the co-producer of Stings ‘Sacred Love'. In the Summer of 2010 Joy released her first solo production Summer Is Here which reached no. 4 in the UK Soul chart. Joy has since gone on to write and produce her solo album ‘The Rose In Me’, which is now available on itunes, and good record stores.