This country-pop singer, songwriter, and actress is truly one of a kind with an old soul. Stricken with a mysterious illness at age 13, fighting for her life, fighting for a diagnosis, and fighting for her dreams.
Wise beyond her years, Chelsea is truly an inspiration.
Born in the Midwest, Chelsea Rae sang rap, rock, and country. At age twelve, Rae began writing her own music and three years later was blessed with her first guitar, a present that was given to her as means of life support. Her parents knew that music would save her life, and that it did.
Rae was stricken with a mysterious illness that baffled doctors and hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Tennessee, and Minnesota. A life-threatening illness that left her unable to swallow food, attend school, socialize with friends, most days to weak to get out of bed. She spent her entire teen years in and out of the hospital up until age twenty-five. On her good days, she auditioned for movie roles, one of which was is in Nashville Tennessee. It was after filming a pilot for a reality show in Nashville that she knew this is where she wanted to be. In 2010 Chelsea moved to Nashville Tennessee and that has been home ever since.
In 2016, Rae began writing her five-song debut EP, Revival. Rae's songs show strength, hard times, and most of all inspiration. Revival was released in 2018.
Chelsea has had some great moments in her career; her debut single, 25, was nominated for Recording Of The Year at the TSAI Awards and her single, Every Storm, won Song Of The Year for the 2019 5th Annual Josie Music Awards.
Rae has beaten the odds with grace, strength, faith, God, and her passion for music. She truly feels blessed to share her music from her heart to yours.
Chelsea Rae's music is definitely something you don’t want to miss as she continues to gain momentum as a rising star in the music scene.