Episode 9: Amber Lawrence

Amber Lawrence is a multi-Golden Guitar winning Australian singer-songwriter who captures the nation’s attention and heart with her uplifting songs of self-belief, love, family, and ordinary Australians.
A former Qantas Airways employee, and Chartered Accountant, Amber risked it all in 2008 to pursue a career in music.
The risk paid off in 2015 when Amber was awarded the iconic and prestigious ‘Female Artist of the Year award for her song ‘Superhero’, at the 2015 CMAA Golden Guitar awards – the highest accolade for country music in Australia.
This was quickly followed up with the Country Music Channel 2015 ‘Female Artist of the Year Award. This was the first time in history that an artist has won both awards in one year.
2017 She was asked by the American Australian Association to perform in New York to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea. Amber performed the anthem song ‘100 Year Handshake’, wrote and recorded for the event, and released in 2019 as a single, in front of dignitaries and celebrities including President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Ambassador Joe Hockey, John Travolta, and hundreds more.
Amber was also extremely honored to receive an Australia Day Bronze Achievement Award for her contribution to War Veterans and their families, with her work with RSL DefenceCare.
In 2018 she took home 3 Golden Guitar awards as APRA Song of the Year, Single of the Year, and Vocal Collaboration of the year, for the song ‘Our Backyard’, a collaboration with Travis Collins.
In 2019 Amber Lawrence launched her 6th studio album, Spark – nominated for CMAA Album of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, and Contemporary Album of the Year. It was also the second highest-selling country album for 2019.
Amber has a strong connection and affiliation with children, and has also released three children’s albums in the past few years filling a huge gap in the Australian country music market, and that have seen Amber perform her ‘Kid’s Gone Country’ show Australia wide.
Amber is also a mentor to young artists in the Australian Music Industry and has provided free entertainment and mentoring in over 300 schools in Australia wide, as part of her ‘Be Your Own Superhero’ program.

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