EmiSunshine or Emilie Sunshine Hamilton is an American singer/songwriter from Madisonville, Tennessee, who captured the nation's attention through her viral social media presence. Her performance of Jimmie Rodgers’ “Blue Yodel No. 6” was posted on YouTube in 2014 and has become a viral hit with over 1 million views that gained attention from the Today show and Music Row. Her YouTube series, Americana Corner, featured Holly Williams for its debut episode and earned a feature story in Rolling Stone's, Rolling Stone Country section.
EmiSunshine's music is generally described as country, but also exhibits Americana, bluegrass, blues and gospel influences. She has described her style as “old-time music turned upside-down.” She is known for writing and performing songs about mature subjects not ordinarily associated with artists her age, including murder, poverty, politics, autism and family dysfunction. In 2017, Rolling Stone named her among “10 new country artists you need to know.”
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