Sonya Isaacs

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Sonya Isaacs
Birth name Sonya Melissa Isaacs[1]
Born (1974-07-22) July 22, 1974 (age 42)[2]
Origin LaFollette, Tennessee, United States
Genres Country, Southern Gospel
Occupation(s) Singer Songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Mandolin
Years active 1999-present
Labels Lyric Street
Associated acts The Isaacs
Website Official site

Sonya Melissa Isaacs (born July 22, 1974) is an American country and Christian music singer. Isaacs grew up near Morrow, Ohio, and graduated from Little Miami High School in 1992.

She has released one album on Lyric Street Records, and has charted five singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Three were included on her self-titled debut album, released in 2000. A fourth was a Christmas single included on the label's multi-artist collection No Wrapping Required: A Christmas Album. Her highest-charting single, "No Regrets Yet", peaked at number 36 on the country charts but did not appear on an album.

She parted ways with Lyric Street in 2004.[3] Isaacs, along with several of her family members, also comprise a gospel music band called The Isaacs.[4] Sonya recorded the song "The Battlefield" for the soundtrack to the 2006 film Broken Bridges. She and Vince Gill contributed guest vocals to a cover of "Misty" on Cledus T. Judd's 2007 tribute album Boogity, Boogity — A Tribute to the Comedic Genius of Ray Stevens.

She also sang a duet with Dolly Parton to "The Angels Rejoiced".

Isaacs married singer-songwriter Jimmy Yeary on December 20, 2009, with whom she co-wrote Martina McBride's 2011 single "I'm Gonna Love You Through It". She was previously married to Tim Surrett.

Sonya and Jimmy welcomed baby boy Ayden James Yeary on July 26, 2011. In 2014, the Sonya carried a baby girl for nearly six months before doctors told her there was no heartbeat. Ayva Devorah Yeary was stillborn on October 13, 2014. Gatlyn Solomon Yeary was born on December 8, 2015. The couple welcomed a daughter, Evya Marcella Yeary, on March 31, 2017.



Title Album details
Sonya Isaacs


Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
1999 "On My Way to You" 54 Sonya Isaacs
2000 "I've Forgotten How You Feel"[A] 46
"Since I Gave My Heart Away" Gepetto (soundtrack)
"Barefoot in the Grass" 64 Sonya Isaacs
"How Can I Forget"
2002 "Baby Don't You Let Go" Pictures of Me (unreleased)
2003 "No Regrets Yet" 36
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
  • A^ "I've Forgotten How You Feel" also peaked at number 58 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
2002 "What Do You See" 59 No Wrapping Required: A Christmas Album

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1999 "On My Way to You"[5] David Hogan
2000 "Since I Gave My Heart Away"
"How Can I Forget"[6] Shaun Silva


  1. ^ "Search results for Isaacs, Sonya Melissa". Broadcast Music Incorporated. Retrieved 23 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Birthdays". Country Weekly. 15 (15): 62. 2008-07-28. 
  3. ^ Stark, Phyllis (2004-03-12). "On the Row: Compadre Records Signs Three Artists". Airplay Monitors. Retrieved 2008-01-04. 
  4. ^ "The Isaacs biography". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2008-01-04. 
  5. ^ "CMT : Videos : Sonya Isaacs : On My Way To You". Country Music Television. Retrieved October 14, 2011. 
  6. ^ "CMT : Videos : Sonya Isaacs : How Can I Forget". Country Music Television. Retrieved October 14, 2011.