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Born Camaron Marvel Ochs, Cam studied psychology in college before making the switch to country music. Cam moved from California to Nashville after finding success as a songwriter, but in Music City, she turned down a publishing deal because she wanted to prove that she could make it as an artist herself. The singer-songwriter landed a song on Miley Cyrus’ 2013 album ‘Bangerz’, as well as on Maggie Rose’s debut disc, and launched a Kickstarter campaign to help finance her own album — but when award-winning producer Jeff Bhasker heard Cam, he helped her get a record deal with Arista Nashville. Cam’s first single, “My Mistake,” was released in 2014 and failed to crack the Top 40; however, her second single, “Burning House,” became a Top 5 hit, went platinum and earned the artist her very first Grammy Awards nomination, for Best Country Solo Performance. Cam’s debut album, ‘Untamed’, was released in December of 2015.

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Cam Is Giving a TED Talk

Cam will speak at a TEDx conference in 2017.

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Watch Cam Join Eric Church for ‘Like Jesus Does’ at Red Rocks

Eric Church pulled Cam onstage at Red Rocks Amphitheater recently, to join him for a special performance of "Like Jesus Does."

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Top 10 Country Songs About Fire

The Boot counts down our picks for the 10 best country songs about fire.

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There’s a Part of Songwriting That Cam Finds ‘Terrifying’

Cam admits it is "terrifying" being vulnerable in her songwriting.

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Cam, Dixie Chicks and More Sign Open Letter to Congress Regarding Gun Violence

A number of country artists and label executives are among those advocating for a change in policy to curb gun violence in the United States.

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Watch Cam, Lady Antebellum Sing ‘Burning House’ at 2016 CMA Music Festival

Cam and Lady Antebellum surprised CMA Music Fest attendees by performing two songs together.

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Top 5 Country Music Videos of 2016 (So Far)

A list of the best country music videos of 2016 (so far).

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Video Shootout: Cam vs. Dustin Lynch vs. Jennifer Nettles

Cam, Dustin Lynch and Jennifer Nettles compete in The Boot's Video Shootout.

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Cam Joins 2016 CMT Music Awards Performance Lineup

Cam will perform at the 2016 CMT Music Awards, in a mashup with Fifth Harmony.

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Cam Finds Her Acceptance in the Country Music Community ‘Weird’ (But ‘Great’)

Cam tells The Boot that she finds it weird (but wonderful) that so many artists have accepted her into the country music community.

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