Katelyn Clampett

Katelyn Clampett

 Los Angeles, California, USA
BandPopCountry

Katelyn Clampett is a young singer/songwriter/producer from the Carolinas who has coined the phrase "California Country," blending pop influences with southern country charm.

Biography

A good southern girl from North Carolina, Katelyn Clampett is a 22-year-old Pop/Rock/Country singer/songwriter who is making a name for herself on both the East and West coasts. Katelyn has been referred to as “a more soulful, edgier version of Taylor Swift.”

At just the age of 16, Katelyn scored her first theme song to the CBS show “From Fairways to Airways,” featuring her father, PGA tour player Bobby Clampett. In 2008, she won the “Performer/Songwriter Showcase” and the “Songwriting Competition” at Berklee College of Music, and was even nominated by the Berklee Songwriting Faculty to work with Paul Simon.

After graduating from Berklee in ‘09, she began composing for numerous companies, as well as with other artists (including American Idol Contestant Justin Williams and Seth Bolt from the band Needtobreathe). Her music has also been heard on the Golf Channel for the Nationwide Tour Coverage. Not only does Clampett write Pop/Country, but her songs expand to genres such as Rock, Dance, Electronica, R&B, Blues, Jazz, Contemporary Christian and Comedy.

Miss Clampett’s “Strictly Business” EP was released on April 1st, 2011, debuting at #27 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter charts. “This was a pivotal moment in my career,” says Clampett. “The promotion of this record was a complete grassroots effort, and I’m so humbled by everyone that has been supporting me on iTunes.”

Katelyn was most recently seen as a contestant on Season 9 of American Idol, winning a golden ticket to Hollywood, after Kara Dioguardi told her that she “has the full package.” She was also a winner of Boston’s FOX 25 American Idol contest, and chosen as one of the 10 best singer/songwriters in the country for a new music reality series on Bravo. She has recently moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue her career in writing and performing.

Discography

"Sweet Tea"- Single on iTunes, May 2010

"Strictly Business"- EP on iTunes, April 2011

Set List

"All Over Again"

"Strictly Business"

"Trainwreck"

"He's No You"

"Scared of Heights"

"I Hope She Breaks Your Heart"

"Sweet Tea"

"Just Don't Know It Yet"

"Gimme A Beat"

"I Want A Man"