Emily Hackett speaks the truth. The singer/songwriter raised in Atlanta, GA pulls these emotions into her music, stirring in an authentic blend of self-deprecation that is both unique and refreshing. What poises her against the rest of the soul of fiery artist ready to light up the stage, while still as honest as her southern roots.
The result of Emily’s insatiable passion is undeniable. In 2014 Emily won Belk’s Modern Southern Music Showcase where she played tour dates with Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Rascal Flatts. Her duet with Parachute’s Will Anderson, “Take My Hand (The Wedding Song)” peaked at No. 4 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart. The visual currently sits at over 23 million views. Her 2017 single “Nostalgia” earned her a spot on CMT’s Artist Discovery Program and The Boot’s Artists to Watch. Her current single “Good Intentions” earned her praise from Billboard, Refinery29, Nylon, and a spot on Rolling Stone’s “10 New Country Artists You Need To Know” list. Most recently, Emily was inducted into CMT’s Next Women of Country Class of 2019.
Emily’s music has the power to transform listeners in a direction where many songwriters fear to tread. With her organic honesty and raw-honey vocals, it’s no wonder that the possibilities continue to unfurl for Emily Hackett.