MP3 Ashla - Real
Blending a rock/pop feel with country and r&b, she makes a definite statement.
11 MP3 Songs
GOSPEL: Contemporary Gospel, ROCK: Progressive Rock
Born with a passion that is fearless and a voice that will leave you breathless, Ashla has been captivating audiences all throughout the country with her contagious confidence and electrifying personality on stage and off! Raised up in a small country town south of Birmingham, Alabama this eighteen year old daughter of a preacher was brought up on strong southern Christian values. At the early age of ten months Ashla began lighting up the stage in hundreds of national and regional pageants. Throughout her pageant career she has not only held the reign of Little Miss Alabama but also numerous national titles such as: America''s Most Beautiful, Little Miss Stardust, and Miss American Talent and Beauty just to name a few. Ashla gained experience and recognition in competitions with others that have shared her dream such as: Justin Timberlake and Diana DeGarmo. At age twelve she went on to do runway modeling, print work and commercials. Ashla loved performing and having grown up around music she knew at a young age what her calling was. It was then no surprise when she began singing in church. She soon began accompanying her Father leading worship at his revivals. Ashla always had a dream and passion to touch lives and heal broken hearts. When Ashla was fourteen an admiration lead to an opportunity to sing back up for pop sensations Plus One. That event opened doors to a rewarding relationship with local Christian radio station WDJC. Ashla began appearing on various talk shows on the station including "The Mark and Mack Show," America''s #1 Christian morning show. A local writer/producer heard her interview and was motivated to invest and work with Ashla in beginning a music career. Ashla went into the studio and recorded two singles that captivated the Birmingham music scene and launched airplay from the South to the Midwest. She soon began turning the ears of many with her unique sound and style of performance. Her goals to reach out to a lost and dying world with her talent, gift, and ultimate vision to go "global" now was given an outlet. More than anything her heart is in reaching out, touching peoples lives, and making an impact when no one else will. Her music mixes a variety of styles and influences with a taste and excitement that leaves many in awe. Given the chance and opportunity she will not disappoint. She has a huge developing fan base that is growing constantly! She has already performed with most of Christian music''s biggest names such as: Mercy Me, Michael W. Smith, Jeff Deyo, Rebecca St. James, Bid daddy Weave, Casting Crowns, Karen Wheaton, David Crowder, Marty Raybon, Salvador, and Seventh Day Slumber to name a few. Keep your eyes peeled for more from Ashla, the best is yet to come!