Jana Kramer is an award-winning country artist. Her platinum debut single, “Why Ya Wanna,” soared to No. 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in 2012 making her the most played new artist of that year and her self-titled debut album hit No. 5. In 2013, the Academy of Country Music honored her with its Top New Female Artist Award and Blake Shelton picked her to open on his “Ten Times Crazier” tour.
In 2015, Jana released her highly anticipated sophomore album “thirty one” in which she co-wrote over half of the tracks. The album debuted at No. 3 on the country albums chart and No. 10 on the BillboardTop 200 all-genre chart. Her platinum Top 3 single “I Got the Boy” was named one of the 25 Best Country Songs of 2015 by The New York Times, one of the Best Songs of 2015 by Rolling Stone, and one of the Top 40 Country Songs of 2015 by Spin Magazine. Jana was honored as one of CMT’s Next Women of Country and co-headlined their first-ever female-powered tour.
In 2016, Jana received nominations for Female Vocalist of the Year from the Academy of Country Music Awards, Breakthrough Female of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year from the American Country Countdown Awards and Female Video of the Year from the CMT Music Awards for “I Got the Boy.” She was a finalist on Season 23 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” and quickly became a fan favorite.
Jana is no stranger to the spotlight with her impressive resume of movie and television roles. She is best known for her role as the fire cracker actress, Alex Dupre, on the television series One Tree Hill, where she had the opportunity to debut multiple songs, including hits “Holding Out for a Hero” and “Whiskey.” She made memorable guest appearances on All My Children, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, CSI: NY, Friday Night Lights, 90210, and Entourage. She also starred in Warner Brother’s feature Spring Breakdown opposite Amy Poehler & Seth Meyers, appeared in Prom Night for Screen Gems and Frank Coraci’s Click opposite Adam Sandler for Sony.