Bailey Bryan

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Bailey Bryan
Birth nameBailey Myown Bryan
Born (1998-01-31) January 31, 1998 (age 22)
Freeland, Washington
OriginSequim, Washington
GenresPop

R&B

Country Music[1]
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active2016–present
Labels300 Entertainment
Warner Music Nashville

Bailey Bryan is an American singer-songwriter based in Nashville. Her debut single "Own It" was released as the lead single from her debut EP titled “So Far...” the single debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Country Airplay chart.[2]

In October 2019 Bryan released her country/pop sophomore EP titled “Perspective” the titled track was the lead single. It spawned 5 singles and the videos have around 100-200k views on YouTube as of December 2020.

June 2020 we saw a new side of Bailey, she calls her new music SSB aka “Sensitive Bad Bitchs” it represents more of the R&B/Pop style that her last 2 projects didn’t partake. It showcases a more mature sound.

Bryan just released the lead single from her upcoming debut album/project titled “Fresh Start” in December 2020. She told fans on Instagram & YouTube, every month she’ll release a single or track that leads up to the release date.

Early life[edit]

Bailey Bryan was born in Sequim, Washington.[3] She began writing songs at age 12[4] and busking[5] locally before signing a publishing deal and relocating to Nashville.[6]

Career[edit]

In 2016, Bryan was nominated by Hillary Scott as an Artist of Tomorrow by the Grammys.[7][8] In 2017, Bryan released "Own It" as her first single, which debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Country Airplay chart. In April 2017, she released her debut extended play So Far.[9] In October 2017, she released a cover of Drake's "Too Good".[10] In early 2018, Billboard named her one of "15 Country Artists to Watch in 2018".[11] She released the single "Songbird" in November 2018.[12] In May 2019, she released another Drake cover of "One Dance" with UK artist Kyla, who Drake originally sampled the song from. The song premiered through Clash magazine.[13] That same month, she released the single "Perspective".[14] In October 2019, she released the EP Perspective,[15] as well as a music video for the song "Where We Started" from the EP, which starred Mike Johnson from The Bachelorette.[16] On June 26, she released the song "play w/ me".[17]

Artistry[edit]

Bryan dubbed her songwriting as primarily deriving from pop, R&B, country, and hip hop styles,[18] and stated that her music is influenced by Taylor Swift and The Chicks.[19][20][21]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title EP details
So Far
  • Released: April 14, 2017[22]
  • Label: 300 Entertainment, Warner Music Nashville
  • Format: Digital download
Perspective
  • Released: October 11, 2019
  • Label: 300 Entertainment, Warner Music Nashville
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
U.S. Country Airplay[2]
"Own It" 2017 60 So Far EP
"Songbird" 2018 - Non-album single
"Perspective" 2019 - Non-album single
"play w/ me" 2020 - Non-album single
“Roster” 2020 - Non-album single
“Steal Your Girl” 2020 - Non-album single
“Fresh Start” 2020 - Fresh Start

Music videos[edit]

Year Video
2017 "Own It"
2018 "Songbird"
2019 "Where We Started"

Tours[edit]

Headlining
Supporting

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hudak, Joseph (3 October 2019). "Bailey Bryan Dives Headfirst into Pop on New 'Perspective' EP". Rolling Stone.
  2. ^ a b "Bailey Bryan Own It Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  3. ^ Hight, Jewly. "At 19, Bailey Bryan Is Ready To 'Own It'". NPR.org. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Bailey Bryan • Red Light Management". Red Light Management. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  5. ^ Stark, Phyllis. "Chartbreaker: Bailey Bryan on Taylor Swift's Influence and How Spinal Surgery Inspired Her Breakout Single". Billboard. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  6. ^ Hodge, Will; Menconi, David; Hudak, Joseph; Moss, Marissa R.; McKenna, Brittney. "10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: January 2017". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  7. ^ Dauphin, Chuck. "Bailey Bryan Premieres Breakup-Inspired 'Hard Drive Home,' Talks Mentor Hillary Scott". Billboard. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  8. ^ "GRAMMY Awards Cast: Bailey Bryan". CBS. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  9. ^ "The Next 10 Under 21: Which Young Artists Are Coming Up Next?". Billboard. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  10. ^ Willman, Chris (2017-10-18). "Video Premiere: Bailey Bryan's Sultry Country Cover of Drake's 'Too Good'". Variety. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  11. ^ Dauphin, Chuck; Weatherby, Taylor. "15 Country Artists to Watch in 2018". Billboard. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  12. ^ Dukes, Billy. "Bailey Bryan's Honest 'Songbird' Is All of Us". Taste of Country. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  13. ^ "Watch Kyla x Bailey Bryan Perform 'One Dance'". Clash Magazine. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  14. ^ Morin, Natalie. "The Drop: Bailey Bryan Wrote A Love Song During A Breakup — Here's Her "Perspective"". www.refinery29.com. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  15. ^ Hudak, Joseph (2019-10-03). "Bailey Bryan Dives Headfirst into Pop on New 'Perspective' EP". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2020-02-19.
  16. ^ "Bailey Bryan Premieres New Music Video Starring Bachelorette's Mike Johnson as Her Love Interest". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2020-07-31.
  17. ^ "Bailey Bryan estrena "Play with Me"" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-06-29.
  18. ^ Ellwood-Hughes, Pip (24 October 2017). "Watch: Bailey Bryan covers Drake's Too Good". Entertainment Focus. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  19. ^ "At 19, Bailey Bryan Is Ready To 'Own It'". NPR. Retrieved 2020-09-11.
  20. ^ Crae, Ross. "Rising country star Bailey Bryan on bringing her blend of styles to Scotland for the first time". The Sunday Post. Retrieved 2020-09-11.
  21. ^ Stark, Phyllis (May 26, 2020). "Chartbreaker: Bailey Bryan on Taylor Swift's Influence and How Spinal Surgery Inspired Her Breakout Single". Billboard. Retrieved September 11, 2020.
  22. ^ Caramanica, Jon (19 April 2017). "Bailey Bryan, a Country Upstart Who's Already Looking Beyond". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  23. ^ "Kane Brown - Tickets - Cain's Ballroom - Tulsa, OK - April 20th, 2017". Cain's Ballroom. Archived from the original on 26 April 2018. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  24. ^ Konicki, Lisa (12 April 2017). "Who's New: Bailey Bryan". Nash Country Daily. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  25. ^ Dauphin, Chuck. "Kelsea Ballerini Talks Making Her Ryman Auditorium Debut & Heading on Tour With Keith Urban". Billboard. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  26. ^ Hancock, John (13 May 2019). "Show Review: Gone West Demonstrates Why They'll Be the Next Big Thing at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana, CA • Americana Highways". Americana Highways. Retrieved 1 August 2019.

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