12 Jan ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: 8 addictive songs from emerging artists you need to hear now
Hailing from Tennessee, Valerie June has been actively making music since 2000, the labor of which laid a foundation for success in Europe, where her 2013 single “Workin’ Woman Blues” charted at No. 63 in Belgium.
“It’s been a long night if that’s what happened,” she writes on her Facebook page, referencing her status as an overnight star in the region. Since then, she’s appeared on major U.K. television shows (including Later… with Jools Holland) and high-profile awards ceremonies (she performed a duet with Eric Church at the ACM Awards) alike, though she’s yet to notch a song on a major chart in her home country. Read more here.