When first meeting Kaela Kinney, there are two things that you know for sure. One- She rarely isn't smiling. Two- she rarely isn't talking. Kaela is one of the most genuine heart-felt individuals you will ever meet. As a songwriter, her passion is completely transparent in every song. Growing up in a small town, Kaela was heavily influenced with Gospel music such as Gathers, Andre Crouch, Whitney Houston, Dolly Parton, and Crystal Lewis. Starting off with a Christian Label- Kaela has shared the stage with The Afters, Bethany Dillon, Kelly Clarkson, and Amy Grant just to name a few. She has recorded with Disney Radio, Saddleback Church, Universal Music Group, and WAX LTD. In 2011, Kaela spent time focusing on her roots as a country artist. This country songstress has placed songs with The CW, TLC, BRAVO, HBO, and Showtime. She has collaborated with publishers from BMG, Sony, Razor & Tie, SB21, and Wax studios. Kaela is a hopeless romantic with a lot of spunk. Kaela has performed the at legendary places such as House of Blues, Viper Room, Whisky Go Go, Hotel Cafe, The Roxy, Troubadour, Disney Entertainment Stage, and several County fairs. In 2014, Kaela is up for 2 Artist in Music Awards. She has made the top 5 nominees out thousands of artists in Best Country Artist, and Best Southern Rock. Her relationship with the music industry, In conjunction with her soulful voice and talent, Kaela has a lengthy and bright career ahead of her!
Kaela's passion for music goes far beyond her personal career. In 2013, Kaela launched a Music Scholarship Foundation, reaching out to students pursuing music careers. Traveling across the country, she worked with kids in their own High Schools, connecting them with industry professionals and teaching them vocal and songwriting basics. Kaela is hitt the road December 2012 to start her first of 37 high School Workshop Stops. Not only did she be teach the workshops, she also performed in front of over 30,000 students this past year.