Bailey Bryan

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Bailey Bryan
BornFreeland, Washington
OriginSequim, Washington
GenresPop 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 single "Own It" debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Country Airplay chart.[2]

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

Music videos[edit]

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

Tours[edit]

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; 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; 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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