Kristi Hoopes just released her newest single: In My Own Sweet Time. Listen to the single on her own 7522 Radio Music Channel. She just finished playing at the 2015 CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN. A big congratulations to Kristi goes out from 7522 Radio.
Mixing seemingly effortless musicality and original storytelling, Grace Morrison turns deeply personal and historical stories into song for listeners from all walks of life. ”With a crystal clear voice and songs that land squarely in your heart, Grace has something truly special,” says producer/performer Jon Evans of Brick Hill Studios. And Jon should know, he has spent his career playing with the very best singer-songwriters of our generation: Tori Amos, Sarah McLachlan, Ben Folds, and Paula Cole.
2017 marks a turning point for Grace as she released her first full length CD: ”I’m The Apple”. The deeply personal album is full of catchy choruses, history, emotion, and storytelling; all key elements of her unique style.
Grace is a regular on national festival circuit and has won a number of prestigious awards including the Eventide Arts Songwriting Competition and the Big Break contest where her music video was played on the season finale of American Idol.
Grace on Grace:
I like to tell stories stories that, ordinarily, people wouldn’t think about. My latest CD includes songs inspired by World War II, Anne Boleyn, addiction, and new love. But they all relate. We all feel the same things. Love, hate, anger, shame…as a songwriter my job, my passion is to speak for the unspoken, the forgotten. And hopefully do it in a way that has you singing along with me.
Others On Grace:
”I am in awe that such a young woman would do a tribute to those of us who served, and particularly to those who fell. Thank you!” Congressionally chartered Vietnam Veterans of America regarding the song and video ”Taking Johnny Home”
”Her voice is honest and crystal clear and the songs are clever and inspired. As a side note, it is a testament to her talent that Morrison sounds as good live as she does on her record.” Mark Gorman, Newport This Week
”Grace’s captivating stage presence and flawless vocals take only a back seat to her perpetual charm. The combination of laser focus and positive spirit makes her quite an exceptional musician and person.” AMVCreative CEO, Armen Varadian
”Grace’s voice is a reflection of herself–pure and true. She is an incredible talent.”
Bongo Beach Productions, Grammy nominated recording engineer, John Mailloux
Her early professional career included stints performing with some of the most well known musicians in America including Eddie Money, J. Geils, Pete Francis of Dispatch, Chris Slade of AC/DC and The Firm, Greg Douglass of The Steve Miller Band, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Carmine Appice of Vanilla Fudge, and Jimmy Baine of Dio. She’s also shared the stage with The Stray Birds, Melissa Ferrick, John Gorka, The Vespers, and Zoe Lewis.
2017: I’m the Apple released
2017 Finalist: New Jersey Folk Festival’s Singer/Songwriter competition
2017 Finalist: Eventide Arts Songwriting Competition
2016 Grand Prize winner: Eventide Arts Songwriting Competition
2016 Finalist: Wildflower Festival’s national Singer Songwriter Contest, Dallas Texas
2016 Honorable Mention: Telluride Colorado Folk Festival Songwriter Competition
2015 Redemption: Winter released
2015 Winner: New England Music Award Grassroots Award
2015 Grace Morrison Live at the Zeiterion Theatre released
2015 Finalist: New Jersey Folk Festival’s Singer/Songwriter competition
2014 Winner: WPRI- TV12’s Big Break Competition
2014 One of the Angels featuring Pete Francis of Dispatch (single) released
2013 Winner: Limelight Music Awards Band of the Year
2012 Grace Morrison and the RSO released
Grace Morrison is very excited that her music is being played on 7522 Radio.
Anastasia Richardson an 18 years old country/pop singer/songwriter from Tulsa, OK. Her mission is simple to change with world one song at a time. She wrote ”Where Would We Be” currently ranked in three national digital music charts, #16 in The Rock Chart, #25 in the Contemporary Chart and #37 in the Independent Artist charts. The Veterans give so much to us. I wanted to write a special song for them. Another song she wrote is ”I Am Beautiful” after she was bullied in school which has also crossed over three different national digital music charts, #17 in the Independent Artist chart, #46 in the Hip Hop/R&B charts and #47 the Rock Charts.
Her music is influenced by many up-and-coming performers, including Australian pop singer, Cody Simpson, YouTube sensation, Austin Mahone, The X Factor’s One Direction along with seasoned performers like Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and The Band Perry. Naturally musically inclined, she’s a member of her high school band where she plays clarinet and performs with her school choir. She’s self-taught piano, guitar, electric guitar, drums, and banjo. ”Music is everything to me, it’s what makes me breath!”
Anastasia has performed in contests, local festivals, state fairs and private events around Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas. Most recently performed in Oklahoma’s semi-final for the Country Showdown. Her first album released March 15, 2015. She wants her songs to be relatable to all ages. With over 102,200 followers on twitter, she’s looking forward touring around the country sharing her music with her fans. She loves to inspire people with her music.
Anastasia Richardson is excited to have her music heard on 7522 Beach Mountain Radio.