Angela Hacker was born and raised in LaGrange Alabama. The 4 th of 5 children born to Harty and Susan Hacker. She started singing when she was a little girl, using a hairbrush for a microphone. "Growing up in the country, there wasn't much to do, but there were always instruments lying around." Her father Harty was a professional singer and guitar player and her older sisters played and sang as well . Fast forward to 2007 when she auditioned for the tv show "Nashville Star ". She won the talent show and released a record that year on Warner Bros. Records. Since then she has continued to write, play and sing anywhere and everywhere she can. "I love to perform live! I feel like its what i was born to do! "