Amber Louise Lawrence (born 19 April 1978) is an award-winning Australian country music singer-songwriter. Having released a debut EP "I've Got The Blues" and four full length albums to date "The Mile" (2007), "When It All Comes Down" (2009), "3" (2011) and "Superheroes" (2014).
Lawrence grew up in the Sydney suburb of Mascot. She attended Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, Sydney where she completed the Higher School Certificate in 1995, including a place in the Order of Merit List. After graduating from the University of New South Wales with a commerce degree and working for six years as a chartered accountant for Qantas, Lawrence became a full-time musician.
Career in music:
In 2007 for her debut album "The Mile", Lawrence was nominated for "Independent Country Album of the Year". The following year, 2008 she was nominated for a Golden Guitar for "Female Artist Of The Year" and "New Talent". In 2009, Lawrence won the Golden Guitar's "People's Choice Award" for "Female Artist Of The Year" as well as a nominations for "Female Artist Of The Year", "APRA Song Of The Year" and "Video Clip of the Year" capping it off with an APRA nomination for " Country Work of the Year" for the single 'Good Girls'. In 2010 Lawrence won "Female Vocalist Of The Year" at the Victorian National Country Music Awards" as well as a nomination for "Best Independent Country Album" at the Independent Music Awards and won the new Golden Guitar category of "Horizon Award". In 2012 Lawrence was again nominated for "Female Artist of the Year as well as the forthcoming 2014 Awards in January 2015. In 2014 Lawrence was nominated for "Female Artist Of the Year" at the Australian Club Entertainment Awards and CMC Music Video Channel "Oz Artist of the Year".
She has been nominated in the CMC Top 20 Artists of the Year, 5 years running, the winner of 6 Southern Star Independent Awards including"Independent Album of the Year" (2), "APRA/AMCOS Independent Country Music Single Of the Year" (2), "Independent Artist of the Year", "Independent Female Artist of the Year (2). All 14 singles released have either reached #1, Top 5 or Top 10 on the Country Music Radio Chart and CMC Video Charts.
Lawrence performs over 100 shows per year including an extensive schools mentor performance programme, already notching up over 200 performances around the country for kids. Lawrence has performed and is featured at many of the leading country music festivals such as Gympie Muster, CMC Rocks The Hunter and QLD, Mildura Music Festival, Deni Ute Muster, Caboolture, Mudbulls & Music, Derwent Valley Festival and more....and has performed and toured with the likes of Lee Kernaghan, The McClymonts, Adam Harvey, Melinda Schneider, Sunny Cowgirls, Kaylens Rain and event tours such as Chic Frontier.
Over the years Lawrence has been a supporter and performer for our Troops abroad and continues to support them on ground at various events around the country.
Lawrence is an ambassador for the Special Olympics.
SINGLES "I've Got The Blues"; "Things That Bring Me Down", "Gonna Fly", "Good Girls" "The Mile" (from The Mile album); "Don't Do Lonely Well", "Wrecking Ball", "Women Like Me" "Always Kiss Me Goodnight" (from When It All Comes Down album); "Everybody's A Mess", "Man Across The Street", "Try", "Pretty Little Liar (from "3" album); "Superhero", "Lifesaver" (from Superheroes album)
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