Singer/Songwriter Ashley Taylor grew up in Bakersfield, California.Growing up she was musically influenced by the likes of Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Bon Jovi, and Buck Owens. Thanks to her grandmother's CD collection. Ashley's love of country music grew to become her passion in life. She received her first guitar at the age of seventeen and has been making music ever since.
It wasn't until a friendship though, with hit songwriter Clay Mills (Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It by Darius Rucker), resulted in Ashley making the life changing decision to move to Nashville, Tennessee. Since then Ashley has been working hard in the writing rooms on Music Row. She has written songs by A&E TV Star & Warner Chapel Recording Artist Big Smo, American Idol's Matt Wynn,Jenna Lea, Justin Love & more.She was named One to watch by the Nashville Songwriters Association International.Her songs have placed in numerous Songwriting Competitions including Write About Jesus , NSAI Pitch to Publisher & Top 40 & Man Verses Row. You can also see Ashley appear in Several episodes of the Hit Television series Nashville on CMT. In November of 2017, Ashley was honored by the Bakersfield Country Music Awards for her achievements & contributions to her hometown & the famous Bakersfield Sound. Ashley is currently nominated for Rising Female Artist & Song of the Year for her song Cake at the 2018 Josie Music Awards. She also is nominated for an outstanding 7 KICMA Awards . This includes 'Entertainer Of The Year" , "Top Female Vocalist", "Songwriter of the Year" & more...
When Ashley is not writing songs she is on the road. Ashley has performed at numerous venues all across the United States & some of Music City's most legendary venues. Including the Blue Bird Cafe, Douglas Corner, Alan Jackson's AJ Good Time Bar, the prestigious Nashville Bus Call & Revival 615 showcase & more. She also has performed on several Television & News stations around the country. Ashley will be releasing her debut EP Bakersfield later this year.
“Ashley is a very talented woman who can do it all. It’s a real treat to have someone like Ashley be a part of Daisy Rock! We can’t wait to see where she goes!” - Tish Ciravolo, Founder and President of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars.
" The first time I heard her sing, I couldn't stop listening." - Cody Murphy , Radio Personality & host of Weekdays with Murph.
" I can see Ashley becoming such a huge star in the music world. Why? Well, she honestly has such an amazing voice, which shines on the songs that I have heard from her, plus I feel that with each song that she releases, you can tell that the song means something to her, which to me is the sign of a truly passionate artist. It won’t be long before she is taking the world by storm! " Jess , Fierce & Fabulous Revolution Music Magazine
Ashley Taylor is sponsored by Bose, 64 Audio, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Moody Leather Guitar Straps, Levy's Guitars Straps and Steve Clayton Custom Guitar Picks Inc.