After covering a story on Songs of Love for the CBS Early Show as their part-time correspondent, Ayla Brown agreed to be a spokesperson for the Songs of Love Foundation to help bring more awareness and funding. During the segment, Ayla also recorded a "song of love" for 6-year-old Hannah Lowe. She recently recorded another "song of love" for Collin Lecey.
Ayla Brown at a glance may seem to be an average young adult. Hold that glance for more than a moment, and meet a young, diligent, and aspiring woman. Her achievements in the short span of the last six years include; Being an American Idol Semifinalist, recording artist of three albums, national and local performances, and involvement in numerous charitable causes. All while being a NCAA Division 1 Student-Athlete and earning a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Boston College.
Ayla currently lives in Nashville, TN. The atmosphere has turned her affinity for country music into a love for the area, music and culture. The Great American Country (GAC) channel hired Ayla to cover the Country Music Award's, conduct interviews with fans and country music artists for the 2010 country-fest in Nashville.
The pinnacle of her experience in Nashville was the opportunity to perform the National Anthem on July 4, 2010, with the Grammy Award winning Nashville Symphony Orchestra. This June, Ayla had the opportunity to perform three shows during CMA fest. On July 4th, Ayla opened up for Darius Rucker, performing a forty minute set in front of thousands of fans and spectators.
Ayla is now working on her first country album. Her first release, "Goodbye for Good," is currently standing strong at #1 on CDbaby.com's Country Rock, Country Pop, and Overall Country charts (www.cdbaby.com/aylabrown). Eight fully produced tracks have been recorded at Starstruck Studios in Nashville, the studio of legendary country artist, Reba McEntire.
In November 2010, Ayla partnered with Outback Steakhouse on their "Feeding Freedom" tour and performed a two-week tour in Afghanistan, singing for America's finest troops.
As our Spokesperson, Ayla Brown has joined forces with WS Development and The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley in Millbury, MA to help raise funds and voices for The Songs of Love Foundation through the shopping center's Teen Correspondent program, an online silent auction slated for February 2012, and a very special event to celebrate Songs of Love on April 29, 2012 at The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley's Cinema de Lux theater. The silent auction will offer rare autographed memorabilia interesting items, and unique experiences and be accessible to all across the country. The April event will be hosted by Ayla Brown and feature an opportunity to record a Song of Love with both Ayla Brown and Bob McGrath of Sesame Street, live music, refreshments and much more.