Grace Leer (@graceleermusic) is Nashville Country Artist and Singer for The Grace Leer Band. Grace appeared on American Idol in 2020, where she finished Top 10. In this interview, Grace describes her motivations to pursue music, how she is navigating the country music landscape, and the key lessons she has learned through her success and growth.
You can learn more about Grace and explore her work at GraceLeer.com
3:30-25:00: Grace discusses how she first got into music, what it was like moving from California to Nashville, how she worked toward her dream while working a 9 to 5 job, and the process of shifting the right amount of focus toward her music career.
25:00-38:00: Grace talks about her American Idol experience, the challenges she had to overcome during the competition, and how she left her job to commit her full energy toward her music career.
38:00-50:30: Grace describes the creative writing process with music, and how she is navigating change within the country music industry.
50:30-58:30: We discuss our morning routines as well as our writing routines.
58:30-1:17:30: Grace highlights her favorite part about singing, her motivation with her music, and why she started "Taste with Grace."
1:17:30-1:35:30: We ask Grace out what makes a "hit" song, advice on how to improve vocals, any dream musical collaborations, and how she wants to be remembered.