Amber Nelon Thompson, the granddaughter of Gospel Music Hall of Famer Rex Nelon and daughter of living legend Kelly Nelon Clark, is doing her part to continue the family legacy in Christian music. Since joining her family's group, the Nelons at the age of (whenever you joined), Amber has been recognized as one of the brightest young stars in the industry, taking home awards for AGM's Female Vocalist of the Year and the Singing News' Best Young Artist, and as the Dove Awards' youngest ever nominee.
Amber auditioned for the popular television show "American Idol," but was sent home after she refused to compromise her convictions to fit the mold of a universal pop star.
Now, Amber prepares to blaze a new trail with the release of her debut solo album "Just Sing." With one of the most powerful and recognizable voices in the industry today, Amber Nelon Thompson is ready to make her mark on the music world while honoring the legacy and tradition of her family.