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Brittney Spencer

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Baltimore-born singer/songwriter Brittney Spencer grew up singing in church choir, a gospel foundation that has leant itself to the country music she's since crafted.

Although she studied classical voice as a young girl, in the hopes of attending George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, it was ultimately country that most entranced her. At age 15, a friend introduced her to the genre.

Spencer moved to Nashville in 2013, where she began singing backing vocals for Carrie Underwood and Christopher Cross, among other artists. All the while, though, she kept writing her own songs and in 2020 she released her debut EP Compassion.

Her music garnered praise and led to her Grand Ole Opry debut in May 2021. Spencer has also been named to CMT’s Next Women of Country class of 2021.

  • Full name: Brittney Nicole Spencer
  • Born: September 9, 1988
  • Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Genre: Americana
Brittney Spencer

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Country artist Brittney Spencer

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Holler Weekly Podcast with Baylen Leonard and Kelly Sutton Episode 13

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By Holler , June 22, 2021

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