ORIGIN: East Texas, Nashville
Years Active: 2009-Present
Official Website: amandapruitt.com
Amanda is a powerhouse vocalist with a large fan base across Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Missouri, Alabama and Arkansas because of her electric stage presence and down-to- earth character. Amanda is a story teller her songs take you on a journey.
Amanda has released three country albums and her first gospel album, Not Turning Back, was released in August 2016. Amanda released her first music video of the title track and single, “Not Turning Back,” through Texas and it has reached many hearts and has since released two more music videos.
Amanda works closely with Women of Music, Music of Women-Nashville. Recently awarded Female Vocalist of the Year from Ark-la-tex Music Awards, Amanda has been nominated for several awards across the states and the winner of many competitions. She is organic, to say the least, but always stays true to her traditional country and southern rock roots, with a bit of soulful flare. Amanda is definitely someone to watch climb the charts as she walks closely in range with Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, Beth Heart and Martina McBride, with Lynyrd Skynyrd and Johnny Cash influences.
In 2019 she signed a separate label deal with The Highway Women, a National touring and recording female fronted band.
Amanda plays a full range of music to please any taste, from country and gospel, to southern and classic rock to her sultry original songs. Every show is one to remember and she always leaves the crowd wanting more! Amanda joins forces with several Texas and Nashville artists, to be able to bring the audience a musical roller coaster ride of duets, and male and female voices.
The Highway Women
The Highway Women is a powerhouse country music band like no other bringing a musical movement to support other women in country music. Their backgrounds are different but their mission is the same, to create and perform music that will get you up on your feet. They like to bring a party to their audience and fans. The Highway Women fire on all cylinders and never fail to wow their audience and leave them wanting more. They are recording their first EP in Nashville and have released two singles. Their new single "Stand Up and Fight" was released on May 24th 2019. "Stand Up and Fight" has become the anthem for The Highway Women as it embodies the spirit and passion of their drive to succeed in the music industry. Be on the lookout for new music coming soon and their 2019-2020 National Tour. Amanda signed to the Highway Women in 2019 and is recording and will be touring with the group as well as navigating her solo career.