Laura’s music career started to take off following a social media video going viral of her performing the Elvis 1969 classic ‘In The Ghetto’(https://youtu.be/qb6jfdPW7B4) (originally titled “The Vicious Circle“) . The video reached over 5 million views and Laura started to gain a lot of attention.
In 2017, Laura answered an advert to attend an audition for Legacy Records. The company were working alongside a TV network at the time, looking for a girl group. Following Laura’s audition she was invited in to meet with the management team who expressed an interest in taking Laura forward as a solo artist but felt she had the makings of a great country artist, Laura agreed and signed with the company.
Over the following months Laura spent a lot of time in development working on a new style of music with the team and working alongside writers on original material whilst continuing to build a strong online following.
In 2018, Laura was approached to work alongside a charity called Libby Mae’s Little Angels who wanted to release a single and management agreed to release it through Legacy Records (https://legacyrecords.co.uk/) as Laura’s first single. “Remember Me”, a ballad written by writers at Legacy Records was released and soared the country music charts out selling The Shires to gain the number 1 spot.
Laura, who has performed with Jake Quickenden and for many high-profile events, explained her reasons behind supporting the family.
“This cause means so much to me, the least I could do was donate this song to the family, we had the studio time donated to us and everyone has been so supportive,” said Laura.
The single helped in raising £300,000 for the charity.
Following the success of the first single, Laura started working with Kevin Fisher in Nashville on the next 2 single releases. “Bible Paper Thin” was released in mid 2018 and went straight in at number 1, the upbeat country hit was played continuously over national radio and in Nashville and received the award for hot country track of the week on Chris Country Radio in the UK.
Laura was then invited to perform at the Genting Arena at the Nashville concert and also on Kylie’s world tour, other performances of the year included Brian Adams, Justin Timberlake, Rick Astley and UB40.
Laura’s popularity continued to grow and she was invited for interviews and performances with the BBC and Free Radio.
In December 2018 Laura released her third single “Daddies Lie” – this single release would see the 25yr old receive her 3rd number 1 single of 2018 completing an amazing year.
Laura’s popularity as a country artist continues to grow and there are many exiting times ahead, she has currently received over 25 million social media hits and growing.
In 2019, Laura spent several months in the studio working on her album set for release in 2020 – Laura did however release her 4th single “Nothing Can Break Me” written by X Factor winner and Coventry local Kellimarie Willis. The single went straight into the Country charts at number 1 overtaking Dan & Shay and knocking Justin Bieber from the top spot.
The song would also go onto to break the TOP 30 in the Billboard Charts and achieve the highest selling single of the day as well as the highest entry. Securing the UK country artist as, ‘The Country Breakthrough Act of 2019’.
Laura covers a lot of live covers on her Facebook page, as well as hosting live performances to her fans on this platform.
On July 26th, Laura is headlining a show at the Hare And Hounds in Birmingham, supported by Irish country music star Chantelle Padden. Tickets sold out so fast, that the venue released an additional 50 tickets due to high demand. Ticket Link – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/laura-aston-for-one-night-only-tickets-88117526895
The BCA would like to wish Laura continued success and looks forward to hearing more of her music.
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Laura Aston’s music can also be found on YouTube, iTunes, and Spotify.