By the time she released her debut single, "Army Ranger," in May of 2018, Jessie G had already lived an extraordinary life. From her first taste of hard work as a part of a deep sea fishing family in coastal Oregon to a first meeting with her country music idol, Gretchen Wilson, every aspect of the young performer's life to date has led her to being the kind of artist she is.

Now, Jessie G is signed to Wilson's own Redneck Records, and has been hard at work assembling a studio album. "We recorded half of it, and we've been kind of fighting over some songs and what the next single should be," she explained at a recent press event. "It's been a process! But we're almost done with the album."

As she readies her first full-length introduction to fans, get to know Jessie G and the unconventional road that has led her to country music. Read on to learn five important facts about the up-and-coming singer.

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