|Julianne Ankley’s soulful country style hails from a small Michigan border town close to the shore of Lake Huron and within earshot of the musical influences of Detroit.
With fourteen Detroit Music Awards, including being named “Special Honoree” for the 2022 DMAs for Outstanding Country Vocalist, and winner of the Outstanding Country Artist/Group, Julianne Ankley has been writing heartfelt songs and delivering electric performances, both solo and with her top notch band The Rogues, for years. Julianne’s latest album “With Love From Lake Huron” was the recipient of the 2021 Detroit Music Award for Outstanding Country Recording, and the single release “Why” won the 2020 award of the same name. “Why” is out in digital formats everywhere and the video can be seen on CMCTV, The Country Network Music Channel, and Youtube. To date, she has released 4 albums and 4 singles with her freshman album “Vivid” garnering the 2012 DMA for Outstanding Country Recording. Her song “Lead Footin’ In the Left Lane” was used nationally by WXYZ (ABC) for the 2015 annual Woodward Dream Cruise televised special. From her debut EP, “No Place For a Lullabye” was used by HomeAid of America for years in their PSA campaign to raise funds for housing the homeless. Julianne performed her song “Christmas In Your Heart” for the live, nationally televised “America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” on WDIV (NBC).