Jessica is an American performer from Slapout, Alabama. She has wowed audiences since the age of 10 and plays several instruments (guitar, piano, and classical violin). At 20, Jessica won the statewide artist showcase, Stars of Alabama, and placed first in the Workplay Theater Singer/Songwriter Competition.
A spot on Season 3 of NBC’s The Voice followed, where she made it to the blind auditions, along with being part of Vans Warped Tour. In 2014, Jessica was selected by American Idol’s judges, Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, and Harry Connick, Jr., for Season 13 of the TV series where she ended up a Top 4 National Finalist. Jessica became the first person in the history of Idol to perform her own original song, “Blue-Eyed Lie,” during the finals and joined Idols LIVE Tour, performing in 50+ cities across the USA and Canada.
Currently, Jessica has signed a deal with L.A. Entertainment, Inc.’s management division, LA Group Management, and is currently working with Jim Ervin on her debut album at Capitol in Hollywood for forthcoming release on Warrior Records/eOne. On a personal note, Jessica is a fitness buff, dedicates time to raising Domestic Violence awareness and contributes to Children’s Cancer Association, while continuing to write, release music, and tour.