When California native Addie Hamilton discovered her great grandmother’s record collection as a teenager, she was introduced to the timeless sounds of 1930’s-60’s big band, jazz, delta blues, and gospel. This introduction to music sparked her love for songwriting and performing. In high school, Addie began driving north after classes from Orange County to L.A. for writing sessions. At the age of 18, she was Emmy nominated in the ‘Best original Song’ category for daytime television. She often found herself in the city, collaborating on four features with Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox- each album reaching #1 on the iTunes Jazz Charts
At 22 years of age, her distinct vocal stylings and jazz melodies have gained popularity online. Her love for storytelling through music heralded prominent placements in television, commercials, and cinema, including Showtime’s ‘Shameless', Paramount Network’s 'American Woman’, ABC’s ‘The Catch’, Swarovski, MTV, CBS, as well as the upcoming Disney Feature Film ‘’Magic Camp '' Addie’s striking, distinctive style, supplemented with her electric showmanship in performance, has been gaining her fans across Southern California. Nonetheless, her talents are widespread and comprehensive, extending farther than just sound itself. Hamilton has also been garnering praise from her work in many other art mediums such as fashion, set design, art direction, modeling, and more. At nineteen years old, Addie found herself creating the set design for Cage the Elephant’s music video, “Trouble", which was featured in their 2017 Grammy award winning album ‘’Unpeeled”. In collaboration with renowned designer Kii Arens, she designed for a number of Goldenvoice events, including tour and event artwork for Gary Clarke Jr., Cage the Elephant, and the Desert Trip Festival.
Recognized twice by Vogue online before the age of eighteen, as well as many appearances in editorial print, her passion for period costume and attention from the lens can be easily identified by its quirky and whimsical nature.Addie is now living in Los Angeles working on her first full length album, expanding the boundaries of American traditional and pop Music styles, and digging deeper into the bottomless well of original expression. Upon the impending release of her eponymous album, she plans to bring her original brand of sultry roots music on the road with her band.