Walt Disney once said: “All our dreams come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” A musician that best exemplifies this quotation is country singer Danielle Bradbery.- Markos Papadatos (Digital Journal) Read more: http://m.digitaljournal.com/article/363493#comments#ixzz2mmhvc4PZ
This evening Bradbery will perform at City Hall — part of Mayor Annise Parker’s official Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting — as the reigning Voice champion, the youngest in the show’s history. She’s still not old enough to vote, but soon will be confronted with options like which tour to join once she gets off the road with Brad Paisley.
With 42,000 sold, Danielle Bradbery opens at No. 5 on Top Country Albums with her self-titled debut. Her single “The Heart of Dixie” concurrently earns honors as the Digital Gainer (11,000 sold, up 8,000) and Streaming Gainer (367,000 streams, up 21%.- Billboard magazine
Danielle Bradbery has an incredible vocal range and is pitch-perfect. Her musical styling and country soul comes across in each track off of this debut album. “Heart of Dixie” was the lead-off single, and it showed fans what the direction of this album would be. The album does not disappoint and sticks closely to the country style that made Bradbery famous.-
Danielle Bradbery does a fabulous job on her eponymous new CD. She has one of the finest female voices in the country genre, along with Martina McBride and Pam Tillis.
…In “I Will Never Forget You,” the listener can easily recall Leann Rimes and Carrie Underwood, which should be taken as a major compliment.
….Her single “The Heart of Dixie” is a breath of fresh air. Her vocals on “Daughter of a Workin’ Man” are crystalline and heavenly.-Markos Papadatos (Examiner)
"Does 17-year-old Danielle Bradbery actually have the chops to compete musically in an industry dominated by the likes of Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood? Can her uninitiated voice deliver in the “real world” of the recording industry?
Or was The Voice simply a popularity contest, won because we were enamored with her story and her childhood-innocent smile?
Listen to the first track on Danielle Bradbery’s self-titled debut album, and the question is answered definitively: she does have what it takes. Listen to the second, and third, and fourth—and it becomes glaringly obvious that America got this one right. There was more to this story than just a child wonder: Danielle Bradbery is the real deal.
…I listen to this album, and I look for comparisons, and I can’t find any. All I hear is Danielle Bradbery, singing great country music and setting herself up as a voice country fans destined to recognize for a long time to come.”
….The Voice may very well have found its first serious star, and country fans may have found their new sweetheart. She always had the talent, and now with her debut album, she’s obviously worked her tail off to make the most of the opportunity. The result is one of the strongest country debuts I have heard in years. If Danielle Bradbery isn’t winning CMAs by next year, her publicity team should be fired.”- Rob Burkhardt
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Danielle’s album — a fifteen-track disc with four popular covers, two previously recorded songs, and nine originals — offers fans a little bit of everything from the youngest winner of The Voice and Team Blake protege. Fans are already familiar with tracks 12-15, all songs performed by Danielle on live television during the competition. “Jesus Take the Wheel,” “Born To Fly,” “Maybe It Was Memphis,” and “Who I Am” are some of Danielle’s fans’ favorite covers from The Voice, and are a throwback to Danielle’s music industry roots and a way to pay homage to where she came from.
Additionally, fans are also extremely familiar with Danielle’s Top 20 hit, “Heart of Dixie,” which showcases Danielle’s range and ability to emote in a song that most seventeen-year-olds would have difficulty identifying with and projecting. However, there is no doubt that Danielle possesses a sense of maturity (in this song, throughout her album, on stage, and in interviews) that allows her to conquer whatever she sets her mind to.
“I’ll Never Forget You” Danielle proves why she was crowned America’s favorite singer. The lyrics, the melody, the hook. Add in Danielle’s exceptional range, power, and stamina, and this song is a clear front runner as the most buzzworthy song on the album.
“My Day” on this very day, which is, in fact, Danielle’s day. Danielle sings “this is my day, this is my day, I won’t let it slip away,” and we encourage Danielle to hold on to this day with everything she has, because from our preview of the album, this day is going to change her life.
You can now pick up your copy of Danielle Bradbery in stores and on iTunes.