Samantha Kate McClymont (born 22 January 1986) is an Australian singer-songwriter. She is a member of the country music band The McClymonts with her sisters Brooke and Mollie.
Born in Grafton, New South Wales, McClymont and her sisters spent much of their spare time travelling around eastern Australia performing in talent quests and country shows.
McClymont completed high school in 2003 and began a professional career in music. In 2004 she was selected among the top 118 contestants for Australian Idol but did not make it into the Top 30. In the same year she was crowned as Jacaranda Queen in her home town of Grafton. She also received the Trans-Tasman Entertainer of the Year award.
In January 2005 McClymont won the Starmaker quest at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. She was subsequently signed by Warner Music Group and recorded the single "Cookin' in my Kitchen" (co-written by sister Brooke and Rick Price) b/w the self-penned "Heart of a Man".
Also in 2005, McClymont and her sisters performed for defence personnel in Iraq, where she met her now fiance Ben Poxon.
The single led to McClymont being named New Talent of the Year at the 2006 Country Music Awards of Australia. At the awards, McClymont performed with her sisters as The McClymonts and "stole the show".
McClymont has performed with her sisters as The McClymonts since 2006. They have recorded an EP, two albums and numerous singles. Their first album Chaos and Bright Lights was certified as a gold record in Australia.
The McClymonts are four-time winners of the title Group or Duo of the Year at the Country Music Awards of Australia. They share their time between Australia and the United States, where they write, record and perform.
Samantha McClymont videography:
"Cookin' in my Kitchen,
"Heart of a Man
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