Kari is currently nominated for 4 Josie Music Awards for Modern Country Female Artist, Vocalist, Song, and Music video of the year (song and video are for "Deserves to be Loved")
Official Music Video for "Something New" is now released!
Kari is a woman of substance. Blessed with beauty, an angelic voice and poetic charm, she is taking the music scene by storm. This Nashville America Records recording artist has her hands full this year. She is currently recording her first full length album at Hilltop Studios (home to Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, etc.) The album is being produced by country legend, David Frizzell, and features Nashville’s A-List musicians, including Brent Mason (Grammy Award winner, 14 time winner of the ACM Awards, 2 time winner of the CMA Award Musician of the Year, Guitarist of the Year Award, inducted into the Musician’s Hall of Fame and in July 2020 will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame) Steve Turner (Dolly Parton’s drummer for over 25 years) Eugene Moles (only musician to be a member of both Merle Haggard’s “Strangers” and Buck Owen’s “Buckaroos") Jimmy Carter, Perley Curtis, Steve Chandler, Mike Scott, Michael Black and Stacey Houston. David Frizzell quickly nicknamed her, “One Take Kari.” He said, “I’ve been doing this a long time and not everyone can hold out notes like you can and what’s even better is that you play and write.” This album features many of Kari’s originals, which she says is very important to her being not only a vocalist, but a songwriter since she was fourteen.
Before she signed with Nashville America Records, she released two EP’s that quickly gained steam in Nashville. Her single, "Something New" was released to mainstream country radio and instantly made the top 200 on Music Row. Her top 25 Inspirational Country Music charting single, "More From Me," helped to nominate her for ICM's New Artist of the Year. She then released her second EP, “You’re My Everything,” and is currently promoting both EP’s. She continues to headline shows in the US and has opened for many artists, such as Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan, David Frizzell, Wade Hayes, Jon Langston, Maddie and Tae, Josh Gracin, William Michael Morgan, Tyler Far, Runaway June, Lindsay Ell, Canaan Smith, etc.