Well, we have a new feature here on Top Country called the TC Fresh Find. We will be featuring fresh artists on the cusp of stardom.
Kira Isabella has had radio hits this past year with ‘Love Me Like That’, ‘ A Real Good Radio’, and her current single ‘A Little More Work’ is soaring up the charts. Pretty impressive for a girl who just turned 18. The young star, who was raised in Ottawa, has been hard at work on her debut album, which is set to hit shelves later this year.
We recently caught up with the 2012 CCMA Rising Star nominee. Take a few moments to get to know Kira Isabella.
Where were you when you heard about your CCMA Rising Star nomination?
I was in the studio in a recording booth and I took a break to check Twitter and saw it there. I then screamed into the microphone with excitement. I wish they recorded that!
What are you most looking forward to this year during Country Music Week?
I’m looking forward to two things: Getting to see everyone again that I’ve met over the years, because it really is like a family reunion. And the chance to perform my new songs from my album!
Who is your biggest musical influence?
Hard pick just one! All the great women in country music; Shania, Taylor, Faith, Carrie!
What’s been your most memorable live show thus far?
Performing at the first Boots and Hearts Festival this summer because I was the very first performer on the main stage, and that was such a cool feeling to know I was about to share a stage with all these amazing artists.
TC’s Quick 5
1. Beach or mountains? – Beach
2. Sweet or salty? – Sweet
3. Lake or ocean? – Ocean
4. Pizza or pasta? – Pasta
5. Stage or studio? – STAGE!