Ashley Monroe – 10 Random Questions

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Ashley Monroe is widely known for her part in the trio girl band Pistol Annies with members Miranda Lambert and Angaleena Presley. However, she has been performing music since she was just a kid.

Monroe was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. As a pre-teen she moved to Nashville to pursue her music. After only a year she was offered a publishing deal as a songwriter. In 2006, she released a duet titled "I Don't Want To" with the legendary Ronnie Dunn. The single did fairly well. Monroe also co-wrote Jason Aldean's "The Truth" and Miranda Lambert's "Heart Like Mine." She is one of Nashville's greatest songwriter's.

In March of 2013, she released her album "Like A Rose" via Warner Bros. Nashville to critical acclaim. The album was produced by Vince Gill.

Monroe has a classic country sound and a fire that comes to life when she sings. She is what real country music is made of.

1. At what age did you know you wanted to pursue music?

Always. As soon as I could talk I was singing.

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Ashley Monroe marries in Tennessee

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And the last Pistol Annie is now off the market. 

People.com is reporting that the last Annie standing, Ashley Monroe, married Chicago White Sox pitcher John Danks in a sunset ceremony last night (Thursday, October 24) in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. 

"I married my best friend," Ashley tells People.com. "He has such a good heart."

Fellow Annie, Miranda Lambert, and her hubby Blake were also part of the big day with Blake officiating and Miranda acting as maid of honor and wedding planner. 

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Ashley Monroe releases music video for “Weed Instead of Roses”

Today, singer/songwriter Ashley Monroe released her new single and
music video for “Weed Instead of Roses.” The song is from her critically
acclaimed album Like A Rose, co-produced by 20-time GRAMMY award-winner
Vince Gill and Justin Niebank, and is available NOW at iTunes for $0.69 through
the end of the month.

CMT will host the world
premiere of the music video for “Weed Instead of Roses.” Monroe is one of CMT’s
Women of Country and her video debuts today across all CMT platforms.
Click here to view. 

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