Photographer Joshua Shultz www.joshuashultz.com
Location Sunset Marquis Hotel
Interviewer Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff
Stylist Ali Levine
Hair Brittany Woodcox
Make Up Joanne Adolfo
20-year old pop Recording Artist, Ashlee Keating is a native of Southern New Jersey who is currently working on her debut album in Los Angeles, CA. She began her career at the age of six, portraying the role of “Gretl” in The Sound of Music- both on Broadway and in the National Tour and has appeared on CBS’ Star Search and Nickelodeon’s hit shows iCarly and Victorious.
In 2008, Ashlee was selected as a Radio Disney up-and-coming artist as part of their Incubator Program, which allowed her songs to be played on Radio Disney and gave her the chance to perform at several of their live shows. Following this program Ashlee was selected to open for various high profile artists on tour, including Demi Lovato, Raven Symone, and Keke Palmer.
Ashlee has performed on various national platforms, including singing the National Anthem for the LA Dodgers and LA Kings. She was also a featured performer at the 2012 Hollywood Christmas Parade, which is broadcast every year across the country. Her song, “Ice Kingdom,” was recently selected to be a part of Coca-Cola’s “52 Songs of Happiness” campaign. Thousands of upand-coming artists fromaround the world applied to be a part of the program and only 52 were selected – Ashlee being one of them.
Lately, she has been in the studio recording original songs and working with some of the best in the industry including three time Grammy award winning producer Devine Evans (Lady GaGa, Rihanna, Beyonce, Britney Spears), Lil Eddie (Jessie J, Jennifer Lopez, Usher), Alex Newburgh (Bruno Mars, LL Cool J, Raven Symone), and the Grammy award winning producing/songwriting team “The Jam” Mike Mani and Jordan Omley. Ashlee is currently sponsored by Gibson Guitars and is currently working on her EP to be released in 2014.
Bellus Magazine’s Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff sat down with Ashlee Keating for a one on one interview. Click video below…
More photos from our photo shoot with Ashlee Keating…