Carly Jo is a 22-year-old indie/acoustic-pop artist with a vocal tone that is as infectious as her stage presence.
She is currently touring and appearing in national TV and print ads as a winner of the 2015 Belk Southern Musician Showcase. She appeared on Season 9 (2014) of America's Got Talent, advancing to Judgement Week where she won the praises of Howard Stern, Nick Cannon and the other celebrity judges for her unique voice and charismatic stage presence.
Her single "Wildflower" and accompanying award winning music video have received praises and opened many doors for her including an invitation in 2014 to perform at the prestigious 30A Songwriters Festival along with renown songwriters such as Ani DiFranco, Kristian Bush, and Bob Schneider.
Carly Jo recently released a catchy new single featuring her Luna ukulele, Red Wine & White Shoes, and a duet with country/rock artist Billy Lord, Steal the Evening Sky that is climbing new country artist charts. When not touring, she is spending time in the studio working on new singles and an EP to release in early 2016.
“Florida is home to many superstars, but one that shines the brightest is Orlando native... Carly Jo Jackson. Jackson’s passion for music and enthusiasm for life really shows through as she creates musical brilliancy with her acoustic guitar — which will win your heart in a second.” Scott Bryant, WordPress in “8 Women Musicians You’ve Never Heard Of…But Should!”
Recent Honors and Awards:
2015 Belk Southern Musician Showcase Winner
2015 National Anthem performer for North Carolina Azalea Festival
2014 Season 9 America’s Got Talent - Judgement Week Finalist
2014 Florida Grammy Showcase 1st Runner Up
2014 Invited Performer – 30A Songwriters Festival
2014 Invited Performer – US Chamber of Commerce Citizen Awards Ceremony Washington, DC
2014 Invited Performer – Florida Atlantic University State of the University Address
2013 Winner Pop Music Category – Show Me the Music Contest
2013 Challenge Winner (for Wildflower) – Guitar Center Singer Songwriter 3
2012 Acoustic Showcase Winner Radio Station 98.9 WMMO
2012 RAW Artist Finalist - Orlando