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UMG signs Morgan

Monday, July 15, 2019 – Oklahoma native Kylie Morgan signed with UMG Nashville, it was announced today.

"When I was 12, I told my mom I wasn't going to college and going to move to Nashville to be a country music singer. Well Mama, I DID IT!! I've waited 24 years for this moment and my heart could not be more full," Morgan posted on Instagram.

Morgan began writing songs in her hometown of Newcastle, Okla. when she was 12 years old and released her music independently as a young teen. She made trips back and forth to Nashville until deciding to move there when she turned 18.

Morgan is currently working on her first release due in 2019 produced by Shane McAnally and Josh Kerr. She is touring with Aaron Watson and Kip Moore.

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