|Born||July 13, 1980|
|Instruments||Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Piano, Violin|
|Associated acts||Amelia Presley, Buddy Jewell, Miranda Lambert, Highway Sisters, Clint Black, Wynonna Judd, Trace Adkins, Jim Avett, Restless Heart|
Kristen Kissling Bodiford (Born July 13, 1980) is an American country music singer from Topeka, Kansas. She began her career as a finalist on the first season of Nashville Star alongside of Miranda Lambert. KK is a children's author and creator of the “Bully-Proof-Dream” series designed to teach children about the realities of bullying and how to combat it. Her book is called “Anything About You”.
KK Bodiford grew up in Topeka, Kansas. She became a songwriter, pianist and singer at a very young age. After graduating from Kansas State University, Bodiford moved to Austin, Texas to pursue her musical career full-time.
KK Bodiford auditioned for USA Network's television show, Nashville Star, and was 1 of 12 finalists alongside of Miranda Lambert. When the show ended, KK moved back to Austin and pursued her career as a singer/songwriter playing nightly gigs and recording at Wonderland Studios.
In 2016, KK Bodiford released her single, “Dance Right Through the Storm,” along with a music video dedicated to her friend's daughter who recently lost her battle to brain cancer.
In 2017, KK Bodiford and Amelia Presley formed a Country Music duo called Highway Sisters. Highway Sisters and performed in Nashville, Tennessee at Grand Ole Opry in October 2017, just two months after forming.
KK Bodiford is a mother to one daughter, and one son. During Highway Sisters’s 2nd year as a duo (2018), Bodiford announced her pregnancy with her son soon after arrived back from touring in California. She continued to tour with Highway Sisters until a month before her due date. After three months of maternity leave, Bodiford continued to tour in March of 2019.
- Studio Albums
- Heartbreak Hotel (single) (2003)
- Dance Right Through The Storm (single) (2016)
- Deep Waters (single) (2016)
- Highwayman (single) (2016)
- Smoke and Mirrors (Highway Sisters EP) (2018)
- '"Highway Sisters Tour'" (2017)
- Grand Ole Opry with Dierks Bentley, Buddy Jewell, Darryl Worley, and Highway Sisters
- Mystic Theater with Jim Avett (2017)
- CavernFest with Restless Heart (2017)
- http://www.kkbodiford.com/home2.html. Retrieved 19 August 2017. Missing or empty
- http://highwaysisters.com/about. Retrieved 19 August 2017. Missing or empty
- http://highwaysisters.com/news/blog/highway-sisters-at-the-grand-ole-opry. Retrieved 19 August 2017. Missing or empty
- http://highwaysisters.com/home/blog/highway-sisters-at-the-grand-ole-opry. Retrieved 19 August 2017. Missing or empty
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