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Riley Clemmons Named ‘Emerging Artist of the Summer’ by People Magazine

Riley Clemmons Named ‘Emerging Artist of the Summer’ by People Magazine

Riley Clemmons

Riley Clemmons has been named one of People Magazine’s “Emerging Artists of the Summer.” The bi-yearly list includes an exclusive array of artists on the rise and marks Clemmons’s first appearance with the outlet.

Her album Godsend debuted at No. 1 on the Christian Gospel iTunes Chart, making it her greatest debut to date. At the 2021 K-LOVE Fan Awards, Riley was nominated for Female Artist of the Year, making her the youngest nominee in the history of the show. Godsend is available here.

Riley Clemmons is a 21-year-old artist from Nashville, TN who has accumulated over 210 million global streams and 50 million YouTube video views since the beginning of her almost decade-long career. After spending years honing her craft in writers’ rooms, Clemmons sky-rocketed onto the scene with her 2017 Capitol CMG debut single “Broken Prayers,” which has generated over 30 million global streams since its release. Her 2018 self-titled album debut quickly entered the Billboard Heatseekers chart, entering at No. 13. An accomplished composer, performer, producer, and recording artist, Clemmons draws inspiration from life experiences, blending musical influences ranging from pop to classic rock to create music that is as catchy as it is relatable. This fall, Clemmons will join Tauren Wells’ Citizen of Heaven tour as direct support.  

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