The Essential Advent Calendar: December 21

The Essential Advent Calendar – December 20: Kimberly Dawn Is Setting Out To Change Lives For The Better This Holiday Season With New Single, ‘Life Changing’

Kimberly Dawn is on a mission this Holiday Season with her latest single. Her third career single to be released, Kimberly penned “Life Changing” with Brian Lavoy Payne and Grammy Nominated producer, Kent Wells.

You can stream and download ‘Life Changing’ here.

The holidays always bring people together. Our differences seem so small during this time of reflection, celebrating our gifts and the future to come. Kimberly Dawn describes this feeling through her newest single, “Life Changing.” With its soft instrumentations, this tune perfectly matches the thoughtful lyrics, creating the perfect combination to bring the Christmas joy to the audience. Kimberly’s smooth vocals beautifully reinforce, especially during the holiday season, that we all would like to make that world a better place. 

Kimberly Dawn is a country music singer-songwriter who uses her natural talent to express an authentic message of perseverance and resilience. Integrity, honesty, and strength are core themes in Kimberly’s songwriting. 

She has previously released songs that have accrued 476.6K combined streams on Spotify. Kimberly’s song “Slow Dancing’ in the Dark” was nominated for Best Country Song at the 2019 Hollywood Music in Media Awards. Most recently she released her new single and music video, “Deere John,”  which was featured on CMT Australia. 

As a mother, Kimberly boldly took control of her musical passions after having her four children, when she began learning the guitar and piano. She feels particularly empowered to share her experiences balancing life as a mother and wife with her music career. As a National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ambassador, Kimberly strives to openly share the story of her own personal mental health journey to inspire and uplift others. Her song “The Bottle” highlights the real pain of those struggling with mental health and addiction issues. 

The Canadian-born singer-songwriter has been influenced by the likes of Dolly Parton, Stevie Nicks, Reba McEntire, Shania Twain, and Whitney Houston. Now Kimberly’s glammed-up bohemian style is revamping country music. Kimberly’s musical background diverse, having worked with the likes of Jeff Cohen (The Band Perry, Sugarland, Josh Groban), David Berg (Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood), Gregory Friia(Consuelo Costin, Eric Paslay, Bonnie Tyler), and Anthony Mazza (Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Ja Rule). She has performed many times at the historic L.A. House of Blues and opened for Wilson Phillips in 2015. In 2014, Kimberly opened for Brooke White (American Idol Season: 7 5th place) at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. As of 2022, Kimberly has been recording her new music with Kent Wells and Don Miggs. Kent Wells is known for his work with Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, and Kenny Rogers. Miggs is known for his work with Tower of Power, Mick Fleetwood, Kyle Cook of Matchbox Twenty and Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins. 

In May 2022, she partnered with MAGIC Tradeshow to perform on the opening day of their first ever Nashville MAGIC show. Kimberly currently has an ongoing brand partnership with Nashville, TN based vintage woman owned boot company Planet Cowboy. This past summer, Kimberly released a duet, “Do I Love You,” with Grammy Award-winning songwriter and artist Paul Anka. Paul has worked with notable acts such as Michael Jackson and Frank Sinatra. 

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