Need a refresher on artists on the rise? Get to know Rachele Lynae, an up-and-coming country singer who has found herself transitioning from a tomboy in Alaska to a young woman on the path to stardom. Before she visits Amalie Arena on Saturday, May 30th to rock out and cheer on the Storm, here are some things you should know:
1. Raised in the state of Alaska, Rachele began singing in church at age 5 and was writing her own songs by the time she was 12 years old. At 17, she had already set out on her first professional tour, performing concerts along the West Coast. Rachele moved to Nashville in 2006 to attend Belmont University where she majored in commercial voice with an emphasis in music business. During college, she polished her chops at night at Tootsies Orchid Lounge and other famous downtown venues in Nashville.
2. On May 15th, Rachele performed the national anthem prior to the New York Mets game at Citi Field.
3. Rachele has been taking her talent all across the country, rocking out and sharing the stage with some of country music's biggest stars including The Band Perry, Lucy Hale, Maddie & Tae, Randy Houser and many others.
4. Rachele Lynae's latest single, "Whole Lotta Nothin'", is currently heating up the country charts. The catchy new tune shot up to #15 on Sirius XM's The Highway Hot 45 Countdown, where it held onto the Top 20 slot for three consecutive weeks. Most recently, it was the Top 10 and Top 5 most added single on Media Base and Billboard Country Charts.
5. Rachele was recently the featured artist on the nationally syndicated show "FOX 411 Country" on FOX News channel.