Contest and Competitions

  • 12th Annual Independent Music Awards: Best Country Album nominee
  • John Lennon Songwriting Competition Finalist: The Exit
  • CMT Country Strong Competition: Chicago Winner and Top 16 Finalist
  • The Next GAC Star: Featured Artist
  • Colgate Country Showdown: Local Finalist
  • US 99.5 Chicago Country Radio Talent Competition: Winner
  • Album of the Year, Be the Change

Television, Radio, Print

  • The Katie Couric Show’s “One to Watch” on ABC (performing for Clive Davis)
  • GAC, CMT, NBC, WGN, and many more
  • WYCD Detroit Country Radio
  • Namibia Radio- Radio Wave, Radio Kudu, OneAfrica TV
  • Australian Radio- Radio Notes Radio
  • It’s Too Late (Be the Change) #1 for 4 weeks: radio
  • It’s Too Late (Be the Change) Top Ten for 13 weeks: Radio
  • Chicago Sun-Times cover story- 2008
  • Numerous write-ups in local newspapers across the United States
  • Music Row Magazine- Robert K. Oermann review of “Best In Me”
  • Maverick Magazine- 5 Star Review- Be the Change
  • Maverick Magazine- 5 Star Review- Valley Between Love


  • EP- Katie Quick- 2008
  • LP- Be the Change- 2009
  • Single- Chicago Summer Nights- 2010
  • LP- Valley Between Love- 2011

Live Performance and Touring

  • United States: Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, South, Southeast, and West Coast
  • Africa: Namibia, South Africa
  • National Anthem Performances: MLB, NCAA, US Marine Corps, and many more
  • Chicago White Sox Featured Artist: On-Field Performance for Country Music Night
  • Former Lead Singer of Yard Fulla Cars (Chicago)
  • Solo-Acoustic and Live Band performances

Music Videos

  • “Best In Me” (directed by Alex Shofner)
  • “Possible Good Day” (directed by Alex Shofner)
  • “Make You Mine” (directed by Alex Shofner)
  • “Chicago Summer Nights” (directed by Kevin Worthy)