Nashville, TN – Missouri Air National Guard Tech Sergeant Angie Johnson signs a recording contract with Sony Music Nashville. The YouTube sensation was discovered after a video of her performing for troops in Afghanistan went viral.
A native of St. Louis, Johnson spent six years in the Air Force, first as an intelligence analyst then as a featured performer in the famed Air Force Tops In Blue Band. After being honorably discharged, she transitioned to the Air National Guard and the band Sidewinder and moved to Nashville to pursue her dreams of becoming a country artist. Josh Leo (Love and Theft) has signed on as her producer.
Pictured L-R: Gary Overton (Chairman and CEO, Sony Music Nashville), Johnson, Lisa Ramsey Perkins (Sr. Director A&R, Sony Music Nashville).