American pop singer Ashley J began her varied musical journey in Orlando, Florida, where she formulated her love of songwriting (aswell as attaining a blackbelt in taekwondo and practicing ballet). She went to Doctor Phillips SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL of Performing Arts and, upon graduating, enrolled in the University or college of Tulsa, where she started writing materials for country performers. Though she experienced a fondness for nation — a few of her biggest inspirations had been Johnny Money and Dolly Parton — she made a decision to transition towards the pop globe. Her first solitary, “One and One,” premiered in 2014 and increased to the very best 20 from the Billboard Dance graphs. The melody recalled the dance-pop of early Female Gaga, which she repeated on her behalf next one, 2015’s “Cali.” The club-oriented dance monitor broke in to the Dance graph Top 10 and spawned a bevy of remixes. That same calendar year, before she graduated in the School of North Tx, she agreed upon with Electra Superstar Group. On her behalf third one, Ashley J took a stage from the big-beat dance quantities and included her country-rock history in the glittering electric guitar pop of “Dare Ya.” With much less EDM aggression and a breezy pop sound, “Dare Ya” was an uplifting, feel-good anthem in the vein of Carly Rae Jepsen, Katy Perry, and Kelly Clarkson.