"....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, right down the road from Chris Stapleton & Loretta Lynn, 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). Some of the country's best musicians have played on her original songs including Tim Pierce (Michael Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson) & Paul Bushnell (Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, The Weeknd, Sugarland).
Melissa's songs have been in Emmy Award-Winning web series and she has had Grammy nominated artists cover her songs! She has been featured on radio shows and interviews all over the world.
Melissa is currently collaborating with some of the industry's best lyricists on her upcoming EP, which she hopes to release in 2023. Join the mailing list to stay up-to-date on all the exciting news!