"Every once in a while an artist comes down the 'pike that merits serious attention from fans of popular music. American singer/songwriter, Justyna Kelley, is one such artist whose radio friendly folk-influenced pop fits comfortably along the lines of Sheryl Crow and Colbie Caillat" -Seattle Intelligencer
Kelley was born and raised in Nashville, TN, as the daughter of songwriter and recording artist, Irene Kelley (Alan Jackson, Trisha Yearwood). While growing up in Music City, musical visitors and impromptu jam sessions were the norm at the Kelley household, and such resources ensured that music would come naturally for Justyna. With personal icons Joni Mitchell, Led Zeppelin and Sheryl Crowe as inspiration, she has been singing for as long as she can remember and writing songs since the age of five. After touring around the world with her mother and opening for such luminaries as: Jackson Browne and Emmy Lou Harris as a young girl, she began to split her time between New York, Los Angeles and Nashville to carve out her own career as a pop artist.
Following recent tours up the west coast and across the US and Europe, opening for artists like Gary Morris, Reba McEntyre and David Hallyday, Justyna has signed to new French management company, Crypta Productions. She is currently working on two projects in Paris, France, which will include her second album due in January 2013.
In between touring and recording, Justyna continues to write music for and perform in various American TV and film projects. Her song, "Come In Closer," composed with Nashville rock group, The CO, was featured on the Season Finale of the hit MTV show, "16 and Pregnant," and she recently made her debut TV performance on Planet Green's new reality series, "Dresscue Me." Look for Justyna as the original face and voice of the new Television Network, Ovation, and listen for the song that she wrote, sang and produced, "Fall Into You," in the new film, "Never Back Down 2."