She’s a “never-say-never,” no-quitter with the natural-born ability to shine in the limelight.
Standing at a mere 4’11", Emily Minor is like a surprise at the bottom of a Cracker Jack box. Dubbed “a modern day Brenda Lee,” she’s a “Little Miss Dynamite.” Raised in North Carolina, Emily is an action-oriented, go-getter with intentional direction and absolutely no ceiling. After graduating from East Carolina University, Emily said goodbye to her hometown and made the 600 mile journey to Nashville, TN in a snow storm. A trip that typically takes twelve hours to complete by car took three days. Emily remembers, “I thought that was God’s way of telling me not to do this but what he was really saying was, ‘The road will be long and hard. But, you’ll get there.’”
Since her decision to take residency in Music City as a contending major country-recording artist, Emily has planted her roots as a sought-after entertainer including finding herself on stage opening for Lee Brice, Dustin Lynch, Cole Swindell, Maddie & Tae, Scotty McCreery and more.
Emily jump started her career when she signed a publishing deal as a songwriter with Green Hills Music Group under the guidance of music row veteran, Woody Bomar. “Emily is laser-focused on her style and has the energy of a SpaceX rocket” says Bomar. As a songwriter, Emily gravitates towards complex melodies and “meat and potatoes” lyrics. Of her songwriting, Emily says “I think I have an old soul. When I write, my goal is not to come up with a song that is trendy, but something that is current and remains authentic to my craft and what I like.” Bandmate, Scott Trayer adds "Emily is not a copycat artist; she's not trying to 'fit in' to be popular with what's trending in the format. Her music isn't watered down; it fills the void for those who are craving music with substance. Her passion for truthful and meaningful lyrical content and musical texture runs deep."
Although she’s quickly established herself as a terrific songwriter, Emily’s first love will always be the stage. “When I was a little girl, we had a brick fireplace hearth in the living room. I would stand up there and sing for hours, that was my stage. I would sing the songs of all the great women of country music - Trisha Yearwood, Reba, Dolly, Tammy Wynette, Faith Hill… that’s where I really learned how to sing and fell in love with performing,” Emily recalls. Examiner.com proclaims, “Emily Minor’s voice has the potential for an unlimited ceiling in the country music genre. When she’s on stage, the crowd invariably goes into all eyes and all ears mode. Minor has one of those rare voices that sounds better live than recorded. And recorded she sounds terrific."
Emily Minor’s delivery is straight up and honest… with no sugar coating added. The songstress is an energetic sunburst full of big surprises poised to make an everlasting impression. Her stay in the country music industry is a well-intended, long-term plan.