February 28, 2024

Honest and Heartfelt Songwriting with Jaylene Johnson

Jaylene Johnson

With the 2018 Covenant Awards fast approaching, we welcome Christian artist Jaylene Johnson, who is nominated for six awards this year, including “Artist Of The Year” and “Female Vocalist Of The Year.” Jaylene is not only a good friend, but a songwriter who has overcome many obstacles (head-on collision, vocal damage, and subsequent surgery, difficulties having a family) to release her music. We dive into all of that and more on this podcast, as we look at what it means to be honest and heartfelt in your music on this episode of Between the Grooves.

What we talk about:

  • Life’s recent valleys and mountaintops
  • Her journey into motherhood
  • How all of it lead to her new record Potter & Clay
  • The creative process and being faithful to the art of it
  • Her first steps into the music industry
  • Songwriting and not limiting yourself as a Christian artist
  • Awards, nominations, and connecting with your peers
  • Lip syncing and air guitar
  • Taking your song to the next level
  • Navigating the music business as Christians

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