Eighteen-year-old Olivia Ooms has the mature vocals and songwriting prowess of an old soul, as demonstrated by her forthcoming single, "Hideaway," available January 29.
Produced by ACM Award winner Jamie O'Neal, "Hideaway" follows Ooms' singles "Baggage" and "California Country," which were also produced by O'Neal. Described by Billboard as "infectious" and added to CMT's Next Up Now series, "California Country" combined Ooms' coastal roots and southern sound.
The Huntington Beach, Calif. native, who serves as a brand ambassador for Ovation Guitar Company's Californian SR1 model, is currently enrolled at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Ooms' debut single, "Thoughts of You," landed her a spot in CMT's Artist Discovery Program, a performance on CMA's Spotlight Stage and placement as the first female country artist featured on Radio Disney's RDYou Station.
Her passion for country music is evident in every performance from opening for Lady A and Old Dominion at Coastal Country Jam to sharing the stage with country music icon Tanya Tucker, whose path Ooms can certainly relate to as a young songstress making waves in the music industry.