Take a look at some of our past contestants and where they are now!

Dakota Neuman

Dakota Neuman

wows audiences with his exceptional vocal range when singing anything from the old classics to the current chart toppers.  His original songs have quickly become some of his most requested at shows.  Singing solo on stage since the age of eight, he quickly became a local favorite.  Dakota took up guitar at the age of 11 and won the 2015 Washington State Nashville Country Star champion title.

After his first trip to Nashville in 2016, quickly decided that was where he would go to record. Since his move to Nashville In October of 2016 Dakota has had the privilege to play many of the local music establishments showcasing his songwriting abilities and was listed on the "writers on the Rise on the Row" by Frisky Frogs. Neuman's first original EP entitled "So It Begins"  was released in May of 2017.

Maile Mae

After releasing her first album, country artist Maile Mae is making a statement. The singer/ songwriter traveled to Ashland, Alabama to record her EP and work with Kevin Moon, who has worked with artists such as Daryle Singletary, Ashton Shepherd, Lorrie Morgan and John Anderson. With her soulful and classic sound, Mae is paving her way through the Pacific Northwest. Since releasing her new project, Mae has been on tour throughout Washington, Oregon, California, and Arizona.

The 24-year-old country singer has opened for many Nashville recording artists including Maddie & Tae, Jon Pardi, Keith Anderson, and James Otto, to name a few. Maile Mae and her band have performed at large outdoor venues including Watershed.