Deborah Allen

Deborah Allen is one of those rare artists who forged their own path to success and ended up building a world-class career in the process. An extraordinarily talented singer, songwriter, producer and performer, Deborah’s unique abilities as an artist may be matched only by her enthusiasm and creativity as an individual. It is that formidable combination of spirit and talent that keeps the Grammy-nominated entertainer in demand.

 

Although most often associated with her signature smash, “Baby I Lied”, the true measure of Deborah’s influence in contemporary music is underscored by the hit singers diverse radio success with songs like, “I’ve Been Wong Before”, “I Hurt For You”, “Rock Me”, “If You’re Not Gonna Love Me”, Wrong Side Of Love”, and “Break These Chains”, which are just of the few of the singles that have made their way up the Country, Pop or AC charts.  In some ways, “Baby I Lied” confirmed the idea that an artist could have success in different formats with the same song – a precedent that would prove to be years ahead of the crossover trends of today. “Baby I Lied” not only appealed to Country and Pop radio listeners, earning multiple Million Airplay Awards in the process, but it also resulted in a pair of Grammy nominations for the Delta songstress – one as a vocalist and one as a songwriter.

 

Deborah’s prowess as a songwriter is legendary with songs encompassing multiple genres recorded by hundreds of artists who have benefited from her abundant catalog of material. With more than 2000 published compositions, Deborah’s songs have been recorded by an impressive list of artists, including LeeAnn Rimes, Tanya Tucker, Brooks & Dunn, Patty Loveless, Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn, George Jones, Tammy Wynette, Vern Gosdin, Janie Frickie, John Conley, Fleetwood Mac, Issac Hayes, Millie Jackson, Diana Ross, Sheena Easton and more. In addition, her songs and performances have been featured in several major motion picture soundtracks, such as Coyote Ugly, River Rat, Clinton And Nadine, as well as in River Phoenix’s final film, The Thing Called Love.

 

Throughout her amazing journey of hit songs and accomplishments in every facet of her career, Deborah Allen remains true to her vision. From her discovery by Roy Orbison, to her friendship with Shel Silverstein, to her works with artists from George Jones to Prince, Deborah creates art on her own terms. The dynamic artist from Memphis always keeps her sites set on new horizons, continuing to amaze audiences around the world.

 

First and foremost, Deborah’s main passion is her music. But with an ever-evolving entertainment industry and her multiple talents she has expanded her horizons to multi-media. Deborah signed on as a host on SiriusXM Prime Country from 2012-2015 honing her skills in radio. That experience led her to her current radio and TV syndication,

“In A Nashville Minute.” Now, Deborah is not only performing at festivals, fairs, and corporate events, she is hosting them as well.

 

Recently honored with her induction into the International Rockabilly Hall of Fame, Deborah Allen, the recording artist, the songwriter, the musician, record producer, video director, children’s book author, actress, and syndicated radio and television personality makes this creative Diva an unstoppable combination.