Angie Johnson At Grand Ole Opry
Angie Johnson is a young singer looking to find her place in the country music world. Johnson began performing music during active duty in the Air Force. She was an intelligence analyst overseas but her love of music lead her be a part of the Tops in Blue, a group of active duty volunteer entertainers charged with the task of lifting the morale for troops and their families. She found that she enjoyed singing so much that she decided to and her active duty contract to more to Nashville.
After a few unsuccessful years, she decided to face the music, let go of her dreams, and go back to school. However, she continued to spend one weekend per month working with the Air Force band. On August 8, 2011, a soldier recorded her acoustic performance of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.” The video went viral, gaining over 2 million hits in a couple of days. One of those hits was Carson Daly, host of The Voice, who was intrigued by her beautiful voice. He turned to Twitter to sing out the woman and invite her to audition on The Voice. She was a short-lived contestant on season 2. But her voice and wonderful story were enough to draw the interest of Sony Nashville nearly a year later. She happily signed her first contract and anticipates releasing a debut album as soon as possible.
Angie Johnson made her Grand Ole Opry debut on May 25, 2012.