Las Vegas is known for a lot of things, producing country singers isn’t one of them…until now. Sierra Black is sultry, sassy and incredibly talented. The 22-year-old has a vocal range that is impressive and authentic. A soulful country singer with a bright personality, Black has the fire of Miranda Lambert mixed with the sweetness of Faith Hill. Her new single titled “Heart On Ice” is an upbeat tune that is sure to get you moving in your seat. Although new on the scene, Black is sure to make big waves soon.
Where are you answering these questions from and what are you wearing?
I am sitting at my desk wearing a jacket and sweatpants…my “before show” clothes.
What’s your official title and favorite thing about what you do?
Country singer. Getting to be on stage and singing songs with the audience. It’s so fun to be able to connect with people through music.
What are three things you CANNOT live without?
Makeup, potato chips and tea.
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning?
Put my glasses on.
What’s your favorite cartoon character?
Dory or Mater. Too close to call.
What’s the hardest life lesson you’ve learned?
Patience. Everything happens on Gods time…Not your own.
Do you find it harder in today’s music industry to be a female artist?
I think it’s hard to be just an artist in general. I feel a few years ago it was harder on females but now women are starting to make a breakthrough.
Beer or whiskey?
Crown Royal Black all the way.
Who is your favorite country singer from the 90s?
If you could duet with any male artist who would you pick and why?
There’s a couple. I’ll narrow it down to Jason Aldean or Brooks & Dunn.
Do you have a favorite place to perform?
The South Point Hotel in Vegas.
What’s one gift you will never forget?
My play kitchen when I was 5. I thought it was the greatest thing ever. I spent hours playing house and “cooking.”
Do you have a favorite place to shop? What inspires your fashion style?
I have an online shopping addiction. Windsor, Asos and Revolve are my favorites. I would say my style is boho country chic!
What’s one superpower you wish you had?
Flying or reading minds.
You’re making your favorite sandwich…what’s on it?
Turkey, provolone, tomatoes, oil, vinegar mustard/mayo on toasted wheat.
Name one artist of any genre besides country that you are a fan of and tell us why?
Pink. I think she is so inspiring and an incredible performer. I don’t know many people that can do a whole acrobat-gymnastic routine while singing a powerful song.
What makes you laugh out loud?
Fill in the blank: It’s not a party until…
…my family walks in.
Fill in the blank: Country music has made me…
…who I am today. Without it I’m not sure who I would be. I feel at home when I’m on stage singing my songs and all the greats.
Author: Brittany Vance
West Virginia born & bred living life in the DMV. I believe in kind hearts & strong drinks. Mom of two boys and Autism advocate. Music is not only powerful but magical. In the words of Merle Haggard: Good music will live forever. I am here to share that music with each of you.