About me ...
Emily is an UK based independent music artist, writing and performing in the modern country/pop, Americana, singer / songwriter genres, in her spare time she is a music student at BIMM Manchester.
Emily's passion for music started at a young age when she first started playing the guitar at age 5 and started writing songs from age 12. Just a few years later and Emily's song "Reflection of Me" was highly commended in 2017 in the national Song Academy Young Songwriter competition (age 13 - 18 category) and her song "Nice Eyes" repeated this in the 2018 competition.
Emily's first collection of self-penned songs, called "Reflections of Me", was released in December 2016. In December 2018 a second EP called "My Imagination" was released and was awarded 5 stars by Maverick Music Magazine (Jan/Feb 2019 issue). Work on a 3rd EP has already commenced.
In 2018, Emily won the "Artiste of Year 2018 - Peoples Vote" in awards run by British Country Airplay in conjunction with Country Road Radio. In 2019 Emily was voted Local Music Act of the Year by 6 Towns Radio, won the international category for her video "Where We Left Off" in awards run by the US based International Singer-Songwriter Association (ISSA) and was one of the 5 shortlisted artists for the Horizon Artist award in the British Country Music Association (BCMA) awards.
Emily's music has been played on numerous radio stations in the UK and abroad, used in short films, licensed internationally for in-store radio airplay and have been released on compilation albums.
As regards live performances, Emily has opened for international and touring country/Americana and folk artists such as - The Sara Beth Trio/Royal South (US), Emily Barker (Aus), The Rising (UK), Madison Violet (Can), The Devon Worley Band (US), Jessica Lynn (US), Jess & The Bandits (US) and Morganway (UK). Emily has played in a variety of venues around the UK and festivals such as The Black Deer Festival, 110 Above Festival, Latitude Festival and The British Country Music Festival.
Emily's music has been favourably reviewed and featured on music blogs and made the "Listening Post" weekly short-list on the "Fresh On The Net" blog numerous times:
http://freshonthenet.co.uk/2017/01/batch224/ - my song Reflection of Me came in the top 25 of 189 tracks
http://freshonthenet.co.uk/2017/02/faves227/ - my song It's Just Love came in the top 5 of 153 tracks
- my song Where We Left Off came in the top 25 of 138 tracks
http://freshonthenet.co.uk/2018/12/batch307/ - my song Strangers Again came in the top 26 of 156 tracks
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