At the tender age of just sixteen, Lily Grace is an extremely talented artist, songwriter and storyteller. Already turning industry heads, collaborating with iconic Australian artists and drawing strong crowds, this Gold Coast Australian native is one of the most exciting female artists to emerge in recent years. With her relaxed, easy-listening style and warm and natural stage presence, this vibrant songstress leaves audiences transfixed by her talent, her young age, and her unique style.
Naturally gifted, Lily Grace began singing at 10 years of age. She dived deeper into music five years ago when she was gifted her first guitar. Her determination led her to performing at local markets, and soon after, attracting her to local cafes, restaurants, events and festivals. Her love for performing and following her country music dream came true when she released a collaboration with acclaimed Australian artist James Blundell entitled Annie June. The excitement around the track helped it reach the Top 10 on the ‘Australian Country Radio’ chart, #17 on the ‘Hottest Australian Country Hits’ chart, #9 on ‘Country Radio Charts,’ and #31 on the ‘Countrytown Hot 50 Music Chart’. The official music video was played in high rotation on Foxtel’s & Fetch CMT TV channel reaching #3 in ‘Today’s Top 15,’ and was also featured in ‘Official Top 30,’ ‘Fresh Country,’ and ‘Aussie Country’ programs.
Off the heels of this successful release, a debut solo single, Sixteen Wishes, was next. Within the first week, it was the #1 streamed and downloaded song for Australian radio airplay. This song also rocketed to #3 on the Australian Country iTunes Chart and #27 on the Australian All Genres iTunes Chart. The official music video caught the attention from CMT in Australia, which led to adding it to their playlist and the song even charted in the CMT Official Top 30, reaching #13.
The release of her latest single ‘The Two Of Us Meet’, in February,
Inspired by the likes of Dan + Shay, Hunter Hayes, Keith Urban, Luke Combs, Maddie & Tae, and Maren Morris, this wholesome artist strives to embody their innovative style, work ethic, and sound in her own unique way. With several years of stage experience already under her belt, she has performed and toured with several big names in the Australian music scene including Amber Lawrence and Catherine Brit, Tania Kernaghan, and James Blundell and Davisson Brothers band in the USA. She thrives for the moments when she can connect with her fans. “My songs revolve around storytelling.” Lily takes her dreams, first-hand experiences and stories she hears along the way and turns them into songs that connect with her audience.
When she is not strumming her six-string or on the road performing, this teenager is in school. While balancing school and music, Lily understands and prioritises her time while making sacrifices to allow her journey and music career to unfold. Recently a finalist in the Australian Country Music People’s Choice Awards in several categories including Best Female Vocalist and Most Promising Future Star, and the recipient of two awards at 2022’s Tamworth Songwriters Association Awards for both Country Song of the Year and Country Rock Song of the Year, she has now been selected as a ‘Breakout Artist of the Year’ finalist in the Gold Coast Music Awards.
With determination, confidence, passion to create real and honest music, Lily exhibits a natural warmth and undeniable stage presence. She is earning the recognition she deserves, and with a strong fan following, the future is certainly looking bright for this young artist.