IMA ARTIST Q&A WITH:
Artist Name: Alexz Johnson
Home Base: NYC
Categories Entered: Song, Album, Music Video
Title of Work Submitted: Thank You For Breaking My Heart (song), Let ‘Em Eat Cake (album), Ruthless Love (video)
Label: Laydee Spencer Music Inc.
Producer: David Kahne, Brendan James Johnson
Describe your sound: Eclectic, soulful, unique pop
Who’s sitting in your audience?: 18-70 year olds
What’s your favorite press quote about your music?: “Now, as she prepares to kick off her second US tour, Alexz Johnson is ready to give the world fire with her sweet rasp, honest lyrics, and love of A$AP Rocky.” – Village Voice
The song or songs that changed your life and why: My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion made me fall in love with strong vocalists. I won competitions as a little girl singing that song! It sort of got the ball rolling…
Describe the first time you walked onstage: I was 9, and I was playing Cosette from Le Miserables. It was pretty nerve-wracking..
Why did you submit to this year’s Independent Music Awards?: A fan had suggested I should!
If you win and/or get nominated, how will you use your IMA honor to further your career?: I will incorporate the perks with my next album release and use the IMA as a platform to promote my new material.
Who is your musical hero & what would you like to learn from them?: Annie Lennox and Kate Bush. I’d like to learn what made them never give up in such a tough, unforgiving industry…
Where can fans follow you/purchase your music?: I’m on iTunes, Spotify, Youtube! They can simply go to my website www.alexzjohnson.com