Diamonds & Whiskey
Soaring vocals, stellar musicianship, abundant energy and crowd resonance... Diamonds and Whiskey is a combination of barroom beauty, backwoods danger, beauty queen and hell raiser alike. The award‐ winning country/ rock act from Charlotte, North Carolina, brings it all to the table. Songbird Jennifer Lauren leads the way with strength and soul in her voice, delivering her songs in a way that embeds her lyrics into the hearts of the audience. Jennifer’s talents are complemented by a world‐class kickin' band that delivers excitement and emotion to Diamonds and Whiskey fans around the world!
North Carolina native Jennifer Lauren is a multitalented musician, vocalist, and songwriter with a drive and passion for music like no other. Starting with piano at age 4 and discovering her vocal abilities at age 8, she began her early days exploring traditional hymns and receiving classical training as a first soprano. With her enchanting voice and eloquence on keys, her prowess as a songwriter began to manifest itself in 2014. Taking influences from a multitude of artists and genres, such as Dolly Parton, Heart, Tori Amos, Rob Thomas, and even Eminem, she has cultivated a sound and style that is as unique and refreshing as the woman
Diamonds and Whiskey’s debut album Heartbreak Queen made big strides across the globe with airplay in Europe, New Zealand, and the United States. “Hands Down” garnered the 2019 Carolina Country Music Awards Single of the Year honor and debuted at #11 on VRadio Nashville, while “Muddy Water” and Sugarstick, reached #1 on the Euro ACM chart. The title track “Heartbreak Queen” broke into the Top 40 on all‐female station SheWolf Radio. Listeners at Galaxy 107FM requested “Muddy Water” over 2100 times its first three weeks of airplay at the New Zealand radio station and currently have over 37000 requests. Diamonds and Whiskey is also a featured artist on the winner of Best Internet Radio Show, Whiskey and Cigarettes. Jennifer says: "My songs come from real life. They come directly from my soul, inspired by things I've lived through. I think that's what makes them resonate with people because others share the same feelings and emotions I write about".
The 2019 Carolina Music Awards Band of the Year winner has shared stages in support of many great acts, including Sammy Kershaw, Love and Theft, Midland, Dustin Lynch, Thomas Rhett, Lee Greenwood, and Lonestar. The newly released “Wasted On Your Love – Live” has charted #2 on FM radio less than 6 days after its release with one review saying “This is one of the most heart wrenching singles of the year.”
Production is underway for Diamonds and Whiskey’s sophomore release with award winning Producer Eddie Z leading the way. Tentatively titled “WARRIOR”, that full length effort is scheduled to reach Diamonds and Whiskey fans by early 2021.
Where the swamps of Louisiana meet the hills of North Carolina, a new sound emerges.