Meghan Linsey Archive

Meghan Linsey

Meghan Linsey

Powerful. Soulful. Distinctive. These are just a few of the adjectives used to describe the incredible voice and natural allure of Meghan Linsey. She uses her voice and overall presence, along with the songs she so carefully crafts, to tell the stories she wants, or more accurately, “needs” to tell.

Her years growing up in the musical melting pot in and around New Orleans are what she credits as influences of her unique sound. “I grew up listening to Etta James, Aretha Franklin, and my favorite… Whitney Houston,” Meghan says. “I loved the soulfulness of their voices. But I also fell in love with the storytelling of country music and the songs of artists like Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker and Patty Griffin. Anything with grit and soul really resonated with me growing up, and it still does.”

Meghan showcased her soulful, signature sound, and captured America’s heart, on NBC’s hit music show The Voice, as viewers voted her runner-up on Season 8. More about that later.

At age 14, Meghan started playing shows with her own band and a short year later she was opening for acts such as Brad Paisley and Blake…

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