Anna Graceman is a young, talented American singer, songwriter and a pianist. She is a self-taught music artist. She self-wrote her songs and music and gained popularity all around the world. Her music is mostly of soul and rock genre. She has already written more than 5 dozen songs and has performed them in different parts of the world. She released her debut album in 2012. She was interested in music from a very young age when she started making several appearances on different American national television shows at the age of 9.
She also appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and performed her self-written original song Paradise in 2009. She got even more popular at the age of 11 when she performed in the sixth season of the America’s Got Talent in 2011. She performed a total of 43 shows in a short period of eight weeks in The Venetian Hotel and Resort in 2013. Anna Graceman is also a popular Internet personality. She has more than 150 million YouTube views on her channel alone. Her audition on the America’s Got Talent earned over 35 million views on YouTube. Anna Graceman lives in Nashville, Tennessee to pursue songwriting career and work with different talented musicians.
Anna Graceman was born on August 1st, 1999 in Juneau, Alaska. Her mother is a housewife, who used to play classical music to her during her childhood. Anna Graceman was trained by her parents to read and gain word association when she was three months old, by showing flashcards for her. This gained the love in Anna to write and make music. By the time she was 2 years old, she had already memorized the lyrics of many different classical and modern songs. Anna Graceman was even ready to sing in front of people just at the age of two. When she was four years old, she learned to play the piano and at the age of 5, she could play the piano fluently with minimal errors. At the age of 6, Anna wrote, So I Cried, her first song. Since the Graceman family was financially struggling, while Anna was growing up in Alaska, her mother had to sing for her while they were driving as their mini-van did not have a radio or CD player. She loved driving as it meant singing time for her.
Anna Graceman wrote and performed over twenty original songs between the ages of 6 to 14. She released an album of the songs she wrote in 2012. She doesn’t use help to write the lyrics and melodies of her songs. She is rarely found doing cover songs as she typically performs her original material only. She has released almost all of her songs on her YouTube Channel and on her Soundcloud channels. She claims that her Soundcloud channel is a complete channel as it contains all of her songs that she has ever written including the rare and early versions as well.
In 2013, Anna Graceman competed in the International Songwriting Competition and she was announced as one of their finalists by the competition which includes the notable and talented judges like Tom Waits, Bernie Taupin, Jeff Beck and Mark Foster.
On October 7th, 2009, Anna Graceman appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show where she performed her original called Paradise. Ellen DeGeneres was really impressed and she praised her performance. Anna Graceman confessed that her family wanted her to put videos on YouTube since 2008. She uploaded her original song Paradise on YouTube in August 2009. A famous YouTuber noticed the video of Graceman and he decided to include her in a group of YouTube child musicians. After Anna Graceman’s Paradise music video was noticed by Ellen DeGeneres, she invited Anna on the show to sing it the song. Anna Graceman said that it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and she had great fun and an awesome experience. Anna Graceman also got to meet Taylor Swift on the Ellen DeGeneres Show when Ellen called Anna once more on the show.
During the 36th Alaska Folk Music Festival in 2010, Anna Graceman performed at the yearly festival with other folk bands. The local people were very happy to watch Anna Graceman perform and said that there were many different acts where the young and gifted artists stole the show. They also stated that it made them realize that they were watching Juneau’s version of America Got Talent. They also said that they were particularly excited when 10 years old; Anna Graceman performed all her original songs.
At her audition of the America’s Got Talent’s sixth season in the summer of 2011, Anna Graceman sang the song If I Ain’t Got You by Alicia Keys on the keyboard. She received a huge praise from the judges Howie Mandel, Sharon Osborne and Piers Morgan. Her audition video on the America’s Got Talent went viral on the Internet and it caught the attention of much mainstream press and media. The video gained over 28 million views on YouTube alone. It is the highest view of any of the America’s Got Talent’s audition video. Anna Graceman performed the hit song Rolling in the Deep by Adele on the Vegas, again being accompanied by her keyboard. In the quarterfinal round of the show, she performed Louis Armstrong’s What a Wonderful World. The judges were very impressed with her performance and she gained a huge amount of votes to qualify for the semi-finals. Her fabulous performance of Home Sweet Home earned her standing ovation from the judges. With her performance of Sweet Home Sweet, she earned a spot in the Top 10 of the sixth season of America’s Got Talent. As the competition was becoming a stiff and huge expectation from the judges, Anna Graceman tried something different for that semi-final. She sang True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. It was the first time on the show that she had performed without her keyboard. Unfortunately, it didn’t quite work out, as she couldn’t make to the finals.
On the October of 2011 Anna Graceman participated in America’s Got Talent Live at the Caesars Palace Colosseum along with many other fellow America’s Got Talent contestants including Landon Swankand and the winner Landau Eugene Murphy. She again returned to the Colosseum, at the request of Caesars Palace, for the following New Year’s Eve concert.
On September 25th, 2012 at the age of 12, Anna’s eponymous album was released which included ten songs. The album was available on iTunes from October of 2012. The album was produced by Will Hollis who is also a music director of the famous bands The Eagles and Shania Twain. The track called Superstar of the album was produced by a Grammy -winning producer Darius Harrison who is also known by Deezle. CDs of the album are also available on Anna Graceman’s official online store. As of September 24th, 2013, even her latest album can be found on iTunes. Before her album was released, much of her earlier songs and material were very difficult. But now many of her early songs can be found on YouTube and Soundcloud. Anna also recorded The Season of Love in 2012 for the ending credit for the movie The Swan Princess Christmas which was animated film and was released on Nov 06, 2012 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Anna Graceman was involved in the Grammy nomination of 2012 as she opened the Grammy-nominated group The Limners on October 11th, 2012 at The Great American Music Hall, as part of the IN grooves Fontana ten-year anniversary. Other notable acts at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco were Caveman, Little Hurricane, and The Crystal Method.
Anna Graceman performed at the Palazzo Theatre on February 25, 2013, at the Palazzo-Venetian Theater Residency in the Venetian for seven weeks. She performed a total of 43 shows there. One of the famous reporters, Robin Leach wrote that an unexpected teenage star was born there when 13 years old Anna Graceman performed and stole the show. He also added that although just being 13, Graceman had enough talent to rival Alicia Keys and he had enough talent on the piano as the great Sir Elton John. He wrote that her songwriting ability is as gifted as Adele and as good as her idol, Taylor Swift. Unfortunately, it’s her second spot on The Strip. As an 11-year old girl on the sixth season of the one of the best rated NBC series, Anna Graceman was involved in one of the touring version when they stopped for two days at Caesars Palace in 2011. Graceman’s debut album was released just a year before. It was an incredible performance from the youngster on a Monday night. She won wild applauses and a standing ovation from the audience. The tiny girl is filled with giant talent and she is here for seven weeks. I believe she will return to The Strip one day headlining in her own right.
On the night of August 28th, 2014, Anna Graceman gave her first performance for the Inaugural YouTube Music Night in Los Angeles which was held at the studios of the YouTube Space LA facilities. Anna Graceman also performed at the first YouTube Music Night on October 29th, 2014 at the Inaugural YouTube Music Night, which was held at the Pinewood Social Event Center, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Anna Graceman’s family consists of five members. She lives with her parents and a brother and a sister. Her brother’s name is Landon Graceman and her sister’s name is Allie Graceman.
Since Anna Graceman likes to keep her private life personal, there is not much information on her relationship status. According to rumors, Anna Graceman has a boyfriend. There is news in the social media that she and her boyfriend are often seen on dates and hanging out together. When asked upon her relationship status, she refused to give any comment about the rumor and also she admitted she has not accepted the news of the rumors. She may be in the relationship or she may be single seeking for the perfect match. Amongst one of the most famous young music icons, she has a lot of male fan following in her concerts and her live performances.
Anna Graceman is very pretty, cute and young lady with an enormous heart. She has a blonde hair and her eyes are blue. She has slim type body, maintained perfectly with regular exercise.
Her precise information about her net worth is not yet updated but it is estimated to be 1 million dollars.
Being a star singer at a very young age, she is very famous in different social site including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has hundred thousands of Twitter and Facebook followers. She is also one of the most viewed celebrities in Wikipedia and IMDb. She is also ranked on a high spot on one of the most popular paparazzi website, Famousbirthdays.
Anna spends most of her time playing piano and singing songs. She is a huge fan of Hollywood movies and dreams of featuring on one of the Hollywood movies in coming days. Besides music, she loves to travel as well. Her list of hobby also includes reading books and dancing.
Talking about this very cute and very talented young star with a cute smile, her main inspirations in the field of music comes from Carole King, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys Motown, Adele and The Beatles.