23-year-old aspiring country music artist, singer/songwriter Keely Johnson is a country rock singer. She first started her love for country music when she was 4 years old. Growing up listening to the likes of Lee Kernaghan, Beccy Cole and Shania Twain, she developed her love for all things country. She has slowly moved her way up the ranks of Country Music, opening for artists like Lee Kernaghan, The Wolfe Brothers, Troy Cassar-Daley, Adam Harvey and Amber Lawrence.
Keely is mentored by Lee Kernaghan who has been instrumental in guiding her country music career. Keely first started her career in recording music when she was 15, releasing her number one single ‘Turn this to gold’ with mentor Lee. Keely has just this year released her first debut album “Fierce” (with songs written with some of Nashville’s finest writers), launching it at the Cowboys home game. This then led her to an outstanding Queensland 17-town tour and just finished her 12 -town New South Wales Tour. Keely is currently working on a kids’ album, which is soon to be released.
Keely has performed live in Nashville in major venues such such as the Bluebird Cafe and Tootsies Bar. She has sung her music all over the world, including Disneyland’s main ballroom for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Some of the festivals she has been a part of include: Tamworth Country Music Festival, Groundwater Country Music Festival and Mildura Country Music Festival.
Apart from her music career, Keely is a motivational speaker, Childhood Cancer Advocate and founder of the ‘Golden Octopus Foundation’ a National Wide Childhood Cancer Charity. Thousands of families across Australia see her as their inspiration for hope.