Singer / Songwriter
Jessica Horton is a singer/songwriter from Columbus, MS. She was raised in classic country and gospel, and the soul and sound of these classics often find their way into her music. Her songs feature the acoustic guitar, dobro, mandolin, and other roots instruments. On stage, Jessica brings a live aspect to her show by playing guitar and including singable old-time hymns and gospel songs. Off- stage, Jessica spends a lot of time with her husband, David and her church family. She serves as worship leader and youth director at Shaeffer’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Columbus, MS.
Jessica is originally from Eupora, MS, and she grew up singing classic country with her “Pop” Jess, starting when she was only 3 years old. He taught her guitar and piano, and they traveled to different schoolhouses, opry houses, festivals, and election events to perform. When he passed away, Jessica focused more on her classical studies as a music major at Mississippi University for Women, where she earned a degree as a soprano vocalist and music educator.
In 2018, with the encouragement of her husband, Jessica reached out to Dennis and Leslie McKay with M.A.C. Records in Columbus, MS. Her debut project “Both Feet In” was released in March 2019 and features the Top 10 Christian Country single "Tough As A Pine Knot." Her most recent release is her 2019 Christmas album "A Country Christmas." She recently won the prestigious fan-based SGN Scoops award for "Sunrise Artist of the Year" in Pigeon Forge, TN, at this year's Creekside Gospel Music Convention. You can find her music on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Play and any other online music outlets.
Please follow her on Facebook @jesshortonmusic for the most recent updates! You can contact her via email at email@example.com or via Facebook messenger. You can also contact her via M.A.C. Records at 1-662-889-2829.