Brina Kay: Singer/Songwriter

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Bio:

Brina Kay was always destined to entertain, learning to play the violin as a kindergartner in the Chicago suburbs, and having a knack for the performing arts ever since. After graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and spending the summer performing gigs with a band across the state, Brina resolved to make it where artists go to be among the best, Nashville, Tennessee. Her first release out of Nashville, "Horizon” charted on She Wolf Radio and was featured on Spotify's "Discover Weekly" playlist. It introduced Brina to the scene as a bold, passionate, go-getter who not only believes in the power of her dreams but is willing to put in the work and take the risks needed to make them a reality. Brina's next two singles also charted on She Wolf Radio, with "Heat of the Moment" reaching number eight and "Into the Sun" reaching number one.

Brina has since been featured in numerous publications and news outlets, including Chicago's Daily Herald and WGN News, and has been regularly featured on iHeartRadio country station Chicago’s Big 95.5. Brina recently released the official music video for her song "Rome" in March of 2020 and followed it up with a bang in July of 2020 with the official video for her song “Heat of the Moment.”
In December, she debuted her first Christmas song, "Ghost of Christmas Past." During quarantine, Brina has grown rapidly on TikTok due to her clever songwriting analysis videos, going repeatedly viral and garnering hundreds of thousands of views. Brina was also just voted 4th place for Artist of the Year (alongside Gabby Barrett and Miranda Lambert) and 2nd place (to Kelsea Ballerini) for Music Video of the Year in The Women of Country's Best of 2020 Awards. She is currently in the process of recording her fan-funded debut EP.  

Most common activity:

When I'm not singing or songwriting? Probably scrolling on tiktok 

Favorite show/movies: 

Shows: The Amazing Race, Survivor, The bachelorette, Crikey It's The Irwins, the entirety of Shark Week, NBC Nightly News 

Movies: She's the Man, White Chicks, Les Mis, The Greatest Showman, The Post, Moana, Inception 

Fav Ig Accounts:  

All of my wonderful fellow artists! I love seeing what awesome creative stuff everyone is up to and doing what I can to support them. I also like watching Olympic gymnastics-related reels. 

Fav meal/drink:

Food: Deep Dish pizza from Lou Malnati's 

Drink (alcoholic) Mojito 

Drink (non Alcoholic) frozen strawberry lemonade 

Most questionable thing you’ve seen or heard recently:

The guys from Jackass on shark week... that was a disaster waiting to happen

First thing you did when isolation was over...   

Partied on Broadway (and immediately got laryngitis) but hey my Moderna held up against covid!

Most Interesting Fact:

I studied advanced theatre at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London

Biggest Musical Influence 

Natalie Maines