Shelly Rann is a charismatic performer with natural beauty, genuine charm and a sense of humor that immediately endears her to audiences everywhere. In her young career, Shelly has had her songs featured on the NBC network award-winning prime time shows The West Wing and Third Watch. In addition, Shelly has shared the stage with Vince Gill, Trace Adkins, and Alabama, and has performed on the Capital Lawn for former President Bush and 20,000 others to honor fallen officers at the National Fraternal Order of Police Memorial Service.
Shelly is a singer/songwriter born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. Following in the footsteps of many legendary performers from the Bluegrass state, she moved to Nashville to pursue her musical career. Her songwriting talent and uniquely gifted voice quickly caught the attention of the Nashville songwriting community and she has collaborated with some of the very best writers including Gary Burr, Kent Blazy, Larry Cordle, and Mark Nesler. Her songs are introspective, and reflect her life experiences casting her as a true artist. As one of Nashville’s first call session singers she possesses one of the most beautiful, passionate, and expressive voices in music today. Shelly has recently finished “Afterwords”, her first major studio album produced by Henry Paul (BlackHawk) and Dale Oliver (Bucky Covington), writing 9 of the 11 songs.