About Vanessa Campagna
She was only 10 years old when she was chosen out of 24,000 youngsters to appear on CBS’ Star Search. Since then, she has shared the stage with some of the greatest artists in the music industry such as Reba, Sugarland, Trace Adkins, Blake Shelton, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Loretta Lynn, Keith Urban and more. It was in Nashville, Tennessee where Vanessa recorded her first two albums, “Vanessa Campagna”, and “Can You Hear Me Now”. For her third CD, “For You”, Vanessa wrote all but one of the songs and co-produced the album. It was this CD that captured the attention of Nashville publishing Company, Wide Open Music Group, who signed her to her first writing/publishing deal. Vanessa continues to work in Nashville with the best of the best, producing and writing music with A listers such as producer, singer, songwriter; Derek George. And others including Bryan White, Tim Owens, Liz Rose and many more.
Vanessa’s versatility enabled her to land the soulful theme song for the television show, Bar Karma, which aired on Current (CURNT) TV. She collaborated with producer/songwriter Rick Witkowski again on the music and lyrics for a short film project which aired on MTV called Inocente. A story about a young artist’s determination never to surrender to the bleakness of her surroundings. Inocente later won an Academy Award for the “Documentary/short” category, at the 2013 OSCARS. Because of her talents and accomplishments, Vanessa was also the focus of Vanessa’s Story, a 30 minute documentary on WQED-TV (PBS affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA). The program gave a personal look at her passion for performing and provided insight into the not so every-day life of this teen and what it takes to balance a career and a typical young life. In Vanessa’s eyes, dreams are meant to come true! Her passion for music continues to grow and shine. The sky truly is the limit for this bright young star.