Jewly Hight. Ashley McBryde is used to strangers pegging her as a Bonnie Raitt fan due to the white streak of hair sprouting from her otherwise brunette crown. A variation on that look has been Raitt's trademark for decades and McBryde is a genuine fan. But she's not trying to emulate the blues-pop legend so much as convey that she's comfortable in her own skin, and wholly unfazed by popular music's obsession with youth. Even in the country music world, historically adult in its image, concerns and appeal, McBryde is something of an anomaly these days. Particularly for female artists, often held to impossible standards of desirability, to not land a deal by the age of 25 is to reach your expiration date in the eyes of many in Nashville.
Meet Country Artist Ashley McBryde (Bio and Key Facts)
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Ashley McBryde born July 29, is an American country music singer-songwriter. Her second independent album, Elsebound , was released in June She signed with Warner Music Nashville in and released her major label debut album, Girl Going Nowhere , the following year. McBryde was born in Waldron, Arkansas. She began playing her father's guitar as a teenager, and after attending Arkansas State University , she self-released one album. In , she moved to Nashville, Tennessee , to become a country music singer, and won the Country Showdown in both and
Ashley McBryde Biography
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Debuting in with a self-title album, she worked hard for over a decade before gaining awards for New Female Vocalist and New Artist of the Year during from the major country academies. Hailing from Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, McBryde first displayed her interest in music when she was three years old and tried to play her father's guitar. After repeatedly telling young Ashley to leave the instrument alone, her parents decided the best solution was to get her a guitar of her own. After learning to play, McBryde stuck with the guitar, and at 17 she wrote her first song. Initially, she was shy about sharing her work, and it wasn't until she enrolled at Arkansas State University where she played in the marching band that she began playing her songs for people outside her immediate family.