Karisa Kay Singer/Songwriter Hailing from a small town in IA. Karisa Kay is a country singer songwriter strongly influenced by Gospel. Growing up listening to Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynnete, Crystal Gayle, Dolly Pardon, and Reba McEntire Karisa Kay stays with her roots and where her heart is. The soul of old country runs through her veins and comes out through her singing and songwriting.
She won studio time at Big Mama's recording studio in 1994 at the age of 16 and cut her first album in the summer of 1995. This started the drive in her to make the move to Nashville which she did in 1996 She spent a lot of time in various studios working on her own songs until 2000.
In 2001 she cut her second album "It’s understood" with KMA records that featured other writers songs. Wanting her own sound that could only come from her songs she set out to start recording her own stuff again in 2007 in Old Hickory, TN. with Dana Jordan and her son Ben Jordan. In 2015 she decided she was going after it heart and soul and released her first album with the songs she wrote in October of 2016 through Tunecore distribution titled "Somebody To Love" it is available for digital purchase on iTunes, Google Play,and Amazon. Available for streaming on Spotify, and Iheart radio as well under Karisa Kay radio.
Immediately after the release of "Somebody to Love" she started working on her Gospel album. "Secret weapon" Via modern day technology while she was out in CA. When she returned in January of 2017 her team had three songs composed and ready to be recorded. It will be a 14 track album written by her and produced and composed by Dana Jordan, instrumentals by Ben Jordan, Dana Jordan, and various guest musicians, and Mixed and Mastered by Mike Ingram of Blue Room Studios Madison, TN.
In oct. of 2017 she was fortunate to meet Jimmy Adams of JAM (Jimmy Adams Media) Jimmy has a internet platform called itube247 that reaches millions of people in 192 countries! Jimmy and his staff videographer Christy Denbrock Have now done 3 videos one on her title track song from her country album “Somebody to Love” one on a song from her Gospel album “secret weapon” titled “Make me a Diamond” released by JAM in 2019 through tunecore distribution. The third video is a cover made famous by Tammy Wynette titled “Till I Can Make It on my Own” It is set to be distributed as a single in Fall of 2019!
Both of her albums can be found and played on all AMI Jukeboxes as well! The single of “Till I can Make It on my own” will be added this fall!! She does all that she does for one reason and one reason only GOD He gave her her gifts ,and he wanted her to use them to help others,and Glorify HIM!! So that is what she wants to do. How far it goes and who she becomes is up to him. She let's him lead her and what ever comes of it will be exactly what he wants it to be. She no longer strives for what she wants ,but what God has in store for her. Which is bound to be even better!!!