Leah Turner

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Leah Turner
Born (1987-07-29) July 29, 1987 (age 31)
California, U.S.
OriginNashville, Tennessee, U.S.
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2012–present
LabelsColumbia Nashville
Websiteleahturner.com

Leah Turner (born July 29, 1987) is an American country music singer who was previously signed with Columbia Nashville.

Early life and education[edit]

Turner was born on July 29, 1987, in California.[1][2] She was raised on a ranch with horses, goats, and chickens in Morongo Valley, California.[3][2][4] Turner attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and took music and songwriting classes.[3][4][5] While at UCSB, she sang in front of Kenny Loggins who convinced her to move to Los Angeles, California to pursue her career.[3][4][5]

Career[edit]

Turner took Kenny Loggins' advice and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a singing career. She worked with Humberto Gatica and David Foster, but moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a country career.[3][4][5]

Turner was signed to Columbia Nashville in July 2013.[1][3][4][5] Her debut single, "Take the Keys," was co-written with Cary Barlowe and Jesse Frasure and released on October 7, 2013.[6] The song debuted at number 60 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart dated for the week ending October 19, 2013, and peaked at number 37 while spending 23 weeks total listed.[7][8][9] Her second single, "Pull Me Back," spent one week on the Billboard Country Airplay chart at number 52.[8][9]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
Leah Turner
Leah Turner

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country Airplay
2013 "Take the Keys" 37 Leah Turner
2014 "Pull Me Back" 52

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2013 "Take the Keys"[11] Jim Wright
2014 "Pull Me Back" (Acoustic)
2015 "Cowboy's Love"[12] Michael Maples

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nicholson, Jessica (July 30, 2013). "Columbia Nashville Adds To Artist Roster". MusicRow. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Dukes, Billy (August 28, 2013). "Leah Turner Interview: Rodeo-Raised Newcomer Is Equal Parts Grit and Glamour". TasteofCountry.com. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e "ASCAP New Member Profile: Leah Turner". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. September 12, 2013. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Leah Turner Bio on CMT". CMT. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  5. ^ a b c d "Leah Turner Bio at the Opry". Grand Ole Opry. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  6. ^ Wolff, Kurt (October 19, 2013). "New Music To Know: Leah Turner's Star-Studded Journey From L.A. To Nashville". Radio.com. CBS Radio. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  7. ^ Morris, Edward (October 11, 2013). "Billy Currington's "Hey Girl" Docks at No. 1, Crash My Party Still Top Album". CMT. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  8. ^ a b "Leah Turner Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  9. ^ a b Dauphin, Chuck (April 11, 2014). "Leah Turner Shows 'Softer Side' on New Single 'Pull Me Back'". Billboard. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  10. ^ Conaway, Alanna (2 April 2014). "Leah Turner's Self-Titled EP Hitting Stores on May 6". Roughstock. Retrieved 2 April 2014.
  11. ^ "CMT : Videos : Leah Turner : Take the Keys". Country Music Television. Retrieved November 23, 2013.
  12. ^ "CMT : Videos : Leah Turner : Cowboy's Love". Country Music Television. Retrieved November 20, 2015.

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