Armed with enthusiasm for performance and a sophisticated appreciation for all things music, country pop newcomer Courtney Rau is breaking into the music scene with a drive to succeed. Although only a teen, Courtney is a musician on a mission: to become a superstar and achieve lasting success, a feat that may be near impossible for most but would be no surprise for this rising starlet. Gracing audiences everywhere with her natural musical gift and passion to perform, Courtney is grabbing the attention of the industry and shifting into the public eye. A Florida resident, Courtney is in many ways your typical happy teen, taking on extracurricular activities and keeping up with her schoolwork. Yet unlike her peers, Courtney is a gifted musician and engaging young actress, actively involved in varying musical and performance pursuits with a career quickly moving forward. Throughout her childhood, Courtney invested her free time in school and community musicals and various other opportunities within music and performance. Along the way, Courtney was busy with professional training in piano, voice, dance, acting and guitar, always working to hone her natural abilities and grow as an artist. Often compared to superstar Taylor Swift in sound and style, Courtney has a natural ease in her performing and an inviting, warm tone in her sound. Growing up, she was exposed to the influential music of The Beatles, Michael Jackson and Madonna, drawing inspiration from their strong, individual sounds and culturally affective performance personas. As she continues to develop as an artist, Courtney finds influence from many of today’s most well-respected performers, channelling the charisma of Katie Perry, the soulful vibe of Adele, and the charm of Taylor Swift. Courtney’s original music is catchy and friendly for all ages, carrying a youthful energy while still balancing sophisticated subjects at times. When listening to her music, it is clear that Courtney is meant to perform, as she injects her songs with an enchanting quality, her deep love of music the backbone of each tune. Each song is unique and written from an honest place of personal experience, making Courtney’s music easy for fans of all ages to relate to and enjoy. Always pulling strength from her strong Christian faith, Courtney is incredibly motivated, knowing that even though the entertainment industry is a tough place to be, it is where she belongs. For being so young, Courtney possesses a rarely found determined, dedicated work ethic that will inevitably allow her success. Music defines her, running through her veins and infusing her life with a relentless passion. Equipped with this driving, passionate ambition and a contagiously charismatic energy, Courtney is primed to become the next big superstar in country pop music. World, get ready for Courtney Rau.