Louisiana native, Karen Waldrup, is a triple threat musician, songwriter and recording artist known for her thrilling performances and nostalgically new style of country music.
Waldrup has spent the last few years touring the world performing thousands of shows everywhere from Long Beach, CA to Dublin, Ireland and is now a true viral sensation with her social media videos gaining mass appeal and more than 250 million views.
Waldrup's NEW album, JUSTIFIED, was released July 2018 and debuted #26 on Billboard's Country Album Sales chart along with #14 Billboard Heatseekers, #7 Billboard Heatseekers South Central & #44 Billboard Independent Albums.
Rolling Stage magazine named Waldrup's "Sometimes He Does" one of the Top 10 Country and Americana songs of the week. Her latest music video of the song premiered worldwide on CMT.com and is currently in the rotation on CMT Music Television.
Waldrup is the subject of "Waldrup Wednesdays," the hugely popular weekly video series on Country Rebel's Facebook page.
In 2019, Waldrup won the Keith Whitley Fingerprint on Country Music Torch Award. She recently won 4 Nashville Independent Music Awards for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Live Country Performer and Best Country Solo Artist Female. She also landed an original song in the motion picture 'Scales: Mermaids are Real'.
Waldrup recently won 4 Nashville Independent Music Awards for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Live Country Performer and Best Country Solo Artist Female. She also landed an original song in the motion picture 'Scales: Mermaids are Real'.
Karen has been featured on Hallmark Channel, Bravo TV, NASCAR ESPN LIVE, the NFL Experience Superbowl XLVII and hundreds of other outlets world wide.
Karen is a BMI songwriter, a member of The Recording Academy and is partnered with Mission of Hope: Haiti.
"Every once in a while an artist and songwriter comes along that needs no coaching or advice, the world just needs to hear and see them. That is Karen."
- Bart Heribson
Executive Director, NSAI