"....wonderfully powerful and deeply emotional voice. A truly great singer! She writes extremely heartfelt, soulful, catchy and melodic songs. In my opinion, she is THE REAL DEAL!!
- Denny Fongheiser, President of Sonic Bliss Productions
"One of the most soulful voices I've ever heard."
- New Music Magazine
As a young girl growing up in the hills of Eastern Kentucky, Melissa never imagined that her love of performing and writing music would one day take her to Hollywood.
Melissa moved to L.A. to pursue her lifelong dream of getting her music heard around the world. Within two years, she got signed to a label and released her first EP. That EP was submitted in 6 categories for the 56th Grammys including: Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year (for "Don't Give Up"), Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Engineered Album Non-Classical.
Over the course of her career she has shared the stage with some big hitters in the music industry: from country music legends (George Jones) to bona-fide rock stars (Slash). Melissa's songs have been in Emmy Award-Winning web series as well as having her songs covered by Grammy nominated artists! She has been featured on radio shows all over the world! Her work ethic, professionalism and dedication is second to none. From L.A. to Nashville, Melissa has lent her amazing voice to record demos for both well known artists and up and coming songwriters.