Already identified as “One to Watch” in country music by CM Chat, Got Country, and Country Rise, and covered twice by Billboard.com for her single “He Don’t Know” and debut EP “Missed The Exit,” Colby Dee is definitely making waves in the country music community. This 23-year-old singer-songwriter blends the traditions of country music with a vibe of contemporary country, yet with a sound that is uniquely hers.
Her high-energy shows and self-penned, relatable songs captivate audiences, whether at Eddie’s Attic or the Georgia National Fair, and the fans are responding to what they’re hearing. Colby Dee’s social media presence and rapid growth is testament to that, and with a solid fan base throughout North America, she draws a diverse demographic to her shows and music.
Industry folks are taking notice, too, including the editors of iTunes, who selected her singles, “Rag Top Girl”, and “He Don’t Know” as a “New and Noteworthy” as well as an Editors Choice of “What We’re Listening To” for both. In addition, her new EP, “Missed the Exit” received the same iTunes nods, along with a “Best Album under $8” mention.
Colby Dee has trended on Yahoo, has headlined the “Komen Global Race for the Cure” before an audience of nearly 50,000 people, released three singles and an EP on iTunes, opened for artists such as Cole Swindell, Old Dominion, Ty Herndon and Anita Cochran, shared a bill with Colt Ford, Uncle Kracker and others, performed in the 2012, 2013 and 2014 CMA Fest on the GAC stage at Bridgestone Arena, and was a Main Stage Artist for the 2013 Georgia National Fair.
Colby Dee can also be seen in several major music videos (Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Randy Houser, and Kip Moore), in episodes of the ABC hit show “Nashville,” and in the movie “The Identical”, starring Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta and Seth Green.
Colby Dee is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), and is active with the Musicians on Call (MOC) program in Nashville. She’s proud to be a voting member of the Country Music Association (CMA) as well as the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA.)