Artist: Amber Hayes

Influences: Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Barbara Mandrell

Hometown: Weleetka, Okla.

Current Single: 'Wait'

Listen to 'Wait'


Why We Dig Her: This emerging young country singer combines a deep-rooted appreciation for classic country music with a contemporary edge, resulting in her debut album, 'C'Mon.'

"I am a big fan of traditional country music," Amber proudly admits. "I love the tradition of country music. It's something that I want to help to keep going. To be able to play on the Grand Ole Opry is one of my biggest dreams ever. I hope I'm able to that."

The Oklahoma native will soon travel to Sweden, Japan and China to represent Nashville at various country music festivals in the genre's most unique markets. Click here to learn more about Amber, including tour dates and latest news.