In the independent music world, theres no question that Indie Country StarLUANNE HUNT has made her mark. Throughout her illustrious career, the award-winning singer/songwriter has builtan impressive list of accomplishments, including scoring numerous No. 1 hits onIndependent country music charts around the world.””
Luanne is best known for her chart-topping single, Christmas Without You, whichwas recently named by Swedens largest daily newspaper, Dagens Nyheter, one ofthe top 25 Christmas songs of all-time.
Christmas Without You also landed on two “”Best of 2015 Female CountryHoliday Songs”” lists in the major online U.S. publications, Autostraddle andTruckers News.
Being on these lists with so many A-listers felt like a real accomplishment, saidHunt, whose studio musicians have backed everyone from the Righteous Brothersto Kenny Loggins. Its a huge challenge to find success in the big leagues as anIndie artist, so these honors were quite a validation for all the work Ive put intomy craft.
Luanne, who lives in Apple Valley, California, has been working hard at making qualitymusic for twenty years. Her efforts paid off big time in 2007 when her CD,Breaking Through, produced two hit singles on U.S. and European Charts. Theenchanting Solace in The Wind reached No. 1 on the European Country MusicAssociations chart (Belgium) in July, 2010.
It also peaked at No. 37 on the Indie World Country Chart, which is the largest and oldest independent music chart in the genre.Additionally, the song landed on the 2009 Grammy ballot in two categories: BestCountry Song and Best Female Country Performance.
Luannes most recent chart-topper, Texas Tears, has been hailed by fans andcritics as one of the best country songs to come along in years.The most important aspect of Luanne Hunts music is her authenticity, saidBrett David Stewart of the Independent Spotlight Music Blog.
Texas Tears feelslike country music straight out of the heart of America; something sorely lackingin the popular modern avenues of the genre.Its a modern Thats How I Got To Memphis. From the lovely harmonies to theexcellent production, everything accentuates Hunts presence as an interpreterperfectly.””
Luanne began pursuing a professional music career in the mid-1990s. She foundimmediate success with her critically-acclaimed single I Dont Bother Counting,which was frequently played on the former KIK FM country radio station inOrange County, California, and on other stations throughout the Southwest US.Over the years, Hunts songs have been played on AM, FM, satellite and Internetstations around the world, including UKCountryRadio.com and Pandora radio.
Luanne is a three-time Hollywood Songwriting Awards winner, as well as the recipient of twoCD of the Year awards from the National Traditional Country Music Association(NTCMA)
In early 2019, Luanne released the EP “”Backroads,designer watches Bottles & Blues””. It features seven songs that critics are saying move the genre forward in delectable ways.
Sleeping Bag Studios, a popular music blog, hailed the project a musical triumph.
When you focus and when you make sure that the attention to detail is as perfect as perfect as can be, andwhen you put your heart and soul into every performance and you chooseto keep the set list short, cohesive and smartly laid-out, you can pull in people from outside of the genre into the inside. Thats what Luanne Hunt proves with a record like Backroads, Bottles & Blues. The whole album is magnificently spot-on.