Band Name: Katie Belle Akin
Album Name: Georgia Moon
Music Style: Country-Pop
Influences: Carrie Underwood
Band Description: Uptempo beats, energetic, happy, insightful lyrics. Country instruments layered against a more pop beat. Clear vocals with some catchy hooks.
Katie Belle Akin is a Teen Country- Nashville Pop singer/songwriter/actor and model. She hails from the rich musical heritages of Georgia and spends her time between Atlanta and Nashville. Katie’s songs encourage being strong and confident and the stories in her songs convey the message to always have faith in yourself. As a songwriter, she draws from personal experiences and uses her music to encourage and entertain music lovers of all ages. Katie’s music is currently getting spins on multiple internet radio stations in the U.S., Europe, Australia and several major market iHeart radio stations. She is the 2013 winner of the Atlanta Underground Music STARZ Award. Katie’s song “Invincible” made semi-finalist for the ISWC 2014. Several of Katie’s music videos have won Akademia Awards for production and vocals. Katie’s cover of “Counting Stars” charted at #3 on the Beat100 charts June 2014. Her EP “Next Thing In Tennessee” released summer 2014 has received great reviews from her fans and industry tastemakers. Go check out her latest single release “Georgia Moon’, a romantic song written this past August and produced at Castle Studios in Franklin,Tn. You can find all of Katie music on itunes and multiple other digital outlets. Katie is currently a featured artist on the nationally acclaimed Teen Nation Tour 2014. Teen Nation Tour travels across the USA presenting at middle schools their message to “Stand Strong and Defend against Bullying”. To date Katie has performed before 70K students with Teen Nation in Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia & Mississippi. Katie also is a featured artist on Blitz Tours and Teens TurntUp Tours. A Barbizon trained model; she regularly models for Mike Moreland Commercial Photography and Bella Fashion Designs, Miami. Katie currently holds the title of Miss US Nation Teen Georgia. Modeling offers a different vantage point as relates to her songwriting and allows a creative way to utilize the skills Katie has learned performing at live shows. Katie hosts events and broadcasts shows via StageIt. Keep up with Katie’s appearances by joining her on her social media pages! Community Service is something that is very important to Katie and she never turns down an invitation to support Cancer Benefits such as Make a Wish Foundation, Paint the Mall Pink, Camp Happy Days and Relay for Life. She loves visiting at Ryan Secrest Studios in Atlanta and Charlotte Childrens’ Hospitals. Contact: Diane Akin, Administration-P.A. 404-213-6816 Katie will tell you she has been blessed with a talent and although life is busy, it is gratefully fueled by her “passion for performance”.