Kellin Watson was born to speak to the world through song. Growing up with a musical family in the mountains of Western NC was where Kellin Watson’s dreams of performing and making music were born.
Kellin began performing through dance classes at the age of 3. She soon began taking on lead roles in musical theatre, and in bands. On her 16th birthday, Watson had put together her first collection of songs titled Little Things. In 2003 however Kellin released her first official full length solo album, Paper Bird. Paper Bird was very well received gaining her much regional notoriety. Watson organized a group of musicians to back her for live shows with the release of Paper Bird. In 2005, Kellin and her band released a CD of new and old songs recorded LIVE from various studios in and around the Asheville Area.
Kellin went on to tour the southeast and northeast in 2006 acoustically. That same year, Watson decided to head back into the studio to begin pre-production on a new album. Kellin and producer Aaron Price decided to record Kellin’s new album in the world class recording studio, Echo Mountain in Asheville NC. While in the studio, local HDTV television show, Studio South came in to feature Kellin on one of the shows pilot episodes. (www.studiosouth.tv)
2007 has proven to be very busy and productive year. With the release of her new album, Kellin and her producer/band mate, Aaron Price, began organizing a new band to back her for live performances. While finishing up her album in the studio, CMT diva, Sara Evans chose Kellin Watson out of 40 contestants to compete for her “Big Break”. In August 2007, Kellin Watson made her national television debut on a show called, Big Break on CMT. With an impressive line up of musicians, and a refreshing new album out, Watson hopes to capture the hearts of even more music fans.