Emily Cole is an award-winning alt-pop singer-songwriter. In 2019, she won the Josie Music Award for Pop/Contemporary Vocalist of the Year. The UK Songwriting Contest recently awarded Emily Cole a Semi Finalist Certificate for her single Karma and another Certificate for her single Dead Feelings; both singles can be found on all music platforms.
Emily Cole also was recently notified by the Music City SongStar contest that she was one of the semi-finalists out of thousands of entries for her single Unnerving and also for her single Haunting (these singles have not been released to the public, as of yet). In 2019, Emily Cole won two World Songwriting Awards, Best Song/Young Adult Female: Karma; Best Alternative Song: Dead Feelings. In 2018, she won two Independent Tone Awards and was an Unsigned Only Music Competition Semi-Finalist. Emily has also been a two-time International Songwriting Competition Semi-Finalist. Emily is a Texas Native who has been in the music scene since the release of her debut album in 2015. For this album, she worked with Producer Eddie Ferguson of WALKONE Productions (Lucky Run Studio). Ferguson is known for his past work managing music projects alongside Matthew Knowles (father of music superstar, Beyonce) and Max Gousse of Def Jam Records.
When Emily isn’t performing, she’s busy writing and working in the studio, getting new music ready. She continues to release singles, and has plans to release an EP sometime early 2020, with a tour to follow. That music is being produced by Eddie Ferguson, as well as Producer Jerohn Smith of J2 Productions. Smith’s past credits include work on music for Grammy-nominee Tori Kelly, Zendaya, Toni Braxton, and Fifth Harmony. Emily Cole was recently recognized as a songwriter and an emerging artist, performing for the Muscle Shoals Songwriter Festival in Alabama and for the Mesa Music Festival in Arizona.
Emily is an advocate for nonprofit organizations and performs for events and fundraisers to help those less fortunate; she visits Texas Children’s Hospital to sing for patients and their families. On November 24, 2019, 3:30-4:20, you can find Emily Cole and her band performing for the Houston Via Colori, Main Stage, Hermann Square at City Hall. Via Colori is a Street Painting Festival benefitting The Center for Hearing and Speech. Last year, 7,894 children received services through the Center’s programs.