At just 19 years old Callista Clark has a lot to say, wielding her creative gifts as both a defense and an instrument of peace as she puts her heart on display with her full-length debut album REAL TO ME: THE WAY I FEEL (Big Machine Records). Produced by Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift, Lionel Richie, Keith Urban, Mickey Guyton), the album reveals a songwriter of considerable depth and wit and a gifted singer with confidence and an impressive presence unique to someone her age. Co-writing every track, the Zebulon, GA native exudes both strength and vulnerability in pointed lyrics that leave no doubt where she stands as reflected on songs like “Brave Girl,” “Gave It Back Broken” and Top 20 debut “It’s ‘Cause I Am,” with which she became Country radio’s most successful new artist debut of 2021. Recently expanding the album with a deluxe edition, Callista joined forced with Jimmie Allen to offer a fresh take on her sultry standout track “Wish You Wouldn’t.” Joining Opry NextStage’s class of 2022, the 2021 iHeartCountry On The Verge Artist has been featured two years in a row on Billboard’s annual “21 Under 21” list and was the
youngest member ever named to CMT’s Next Women of Country in the 2022 class. With TV appearances on TODAY show, Live with Kelly & Ryan and KTLA, Callista has garnered acclaim from Forbes, PEOPLE, Wonderland Magazine, American Songwriter, Hollywood Life, Sweety High, Holler, Nashville Lifestyles, and more.