Kelli Johnson was steeped in the rich musical heritage of Country, Bluegrass, Gospel, and Motown. With her Rootsy twang, Powerhouse vocals and Award-Winning songwriting, Kelli has an innate ability to create music that defies genre boundaries.
In 2010 Kelli was a Top 4 finalist in ABC 33/40 Original Artist.
In 2011, Kelli won the Texaco Country Showdown State Finals .
In 2013 Her single “Over My Head” was awarded Grand Prize in the Nashville International Summer Songwriting Series.
In 2016, Kelli released her Third album ‘Hey Country” with multi-instrumentalist Barry Waldrep, and toured with Grammy Winning Artist John Berry for his 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour.
In 2017, Kelli’s song “ That’s What I Call Home”- co-written with Max Barnes, was chosen to complete the Soundtrack for the film “ Finding Harmony”, released by Once Upon A Dream Productions in Los Angeles.