Known for her distinctively catchy vocal style and hypnotizing good looks, recording artist Presley Tennant began hitting the ground running in the musical realm after auditioning on NBC’s The Voice – whom was hand selected by show judge Kelly Clarkson to join her vocal team, also prompting her to make a full transition into the world of Country music. She has sung the National Anthem for team greats like the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trailblazers, and has also performed alongside several prominent Country stars including Tim McGraw, Cody Johnson, Mike Montgomery, a Vegas duet with Kelly Clarkson, and many others.
Now, with the recent April 12th release of her third anchor single “Bite The Bullet”, Tennant continues to prove that she is a vital voice in the Country market and has no intention of slowing down anytime soon. Her full record “Wish I Could Be That Strong” is slated for release this June and she so far has built an insatiable presence and fan base since the inception of her solo career – winning over fans from several Country music eras nationwide with her natural talent and multifaceted signature sound. We got to sit down with Presley Tennant for a comprehensive interview about her career as well as what she has in store for 2021 and beyond.
•How long have you been active under your current artist name?
I’ve always gone by my normal name as my artist name, so pretty much my whole life – haha!
•What music scene/city do you currently represent?
I’m born and raised in Norco also known as Horsetown U.S.A! It’s a small little town in Southern California. Everyone knows each other and is such a warm and friendly town!
•The pandemic has really thrown a wrench into the live music experience
and for artists altogether. How has it affected you and your career?
The pandemic has definitely taken a toll on performing and live music but has also given artists more time to really hone in and perfect their craft and create more music so as soon as the pandemic is over, we can pick up right where we left off.
•What are some of your music influences?
I grew up listening to many different artists from many genres, but the ones that really shaped who I am would be Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Etta James and so many more!
•What kind of concepts do you tend to write about as an artist? Shine
some light on that.
I tend to write my music off of personal experiences and stories that I’ve heard from others. I love to write about things I have actually been through, whether it’s just a feeling or a certain situation because I feel like I can connect to the song a lot differently and more personally than I would with a song written about something I haven’t experienced.
•When is your next release coming out?
The next release is coming very soon, but in the meantime I just released a new song called “Bite the Bullet”. It’s out now so make sure to stream everywhere and stay tuned for the music video to follow.
•What’s in store for you in 2021? Give us the goods.
You can expect lots of new music in 2021 as well as different shows and performances. Next month, I’ll be in Arlington, Texas singing for the Texas Rangers and soon after in Florida for a series of shows.