Generating millions of plays weekly on her videos, Alexandra Kay commands the attention of country music fans. With a voice reminiscent of Dolly Parton, Alison Kraus and Leanne Womack, AK is bringing country music back to its roots. Growing up about 40 minutes from St. Louis Missouri in Waterloo, Illinois Alexandra began writing songs at the age of 15 as a way to cope with being a teenager, her first loves and finding herself. Alexandra started working in the entertainment business at a young age by booking commercials and voice-over work. While performing in multiple musical theater productions, Alexandra decided to try her luck as a contestant on American Idol in 2011.
Alexandra Kay started working in hip hop and R&B in early 2012. Using the platform Nelly created, AK sewed herself into the St. Louis music scene. Working with notable STL artists such as Nelly and Huey Alexandra created enough buzz to sign an independent record deal with Nettwork Entertainment in 2013. AK’s first single “No More” was a radio hit spending three weeks at #1 on the New Music Weekly Top 40 pop chart, also scoring at the top of Hot AC and Hot 100 charts.
Starting her country music career independently at 22, Alexandra began recording cover videos of many 90’s country music favorites and posting them on her Facebook fan page, going viral dozens of times. Since taking social media by storm Alexandra Kay has collaborated with some of the most iconic names in the music industry like Randy Travis, Tim McGraw, and Scott Stapp of Creed.
Alexandra Kay joined Tim McGraw, Russell Dickerson, and Brandon Davis on the McGraw Tour 2022 amphitheater tour. The tour began Friday, April 29, 2022 in Rogers, AR and ended in Mansfield, MA on June 4, 2022. Alexandra also shared the stage with with country greats Tracy Lawrence and Clay Walker in 2022. In 2023 Alexandra Kay performed at C2C 2023 in London, England for the first time as well as headlined her own sold out out show in Manchester.
Alexandra has proved that artists can captivate audiences around the world and turn the social media recognition into an adoring fan base.