AARON KELLY was born in Sarasota, Florida and grew up in Central Pennsylvania, which he calls home. Aaron has been singing professionally since the age of nine, playing shows all across the world from Norway to Mexico, Dominican Republic, and the entire United States and Canada. Aaron has performed and opened for acts such as Phil Vassar, Charlie Daniels, Loretta Lynn, Sawyer Brown, Little Big Town, Emerson Drive, Bill Anderson, Montgomery Gentry, Billy Currington, Martina McBride, The Bee Gees, and The Marshall Tucker Band, among others.
At age eleven, Aaron first stepped into the television spotlight on “America’s Most Talented Kids.” At the age of sixteen, Aaron won the dream ticket to the front of the line for American Idol auditions, where he sang his way into the top 5 and into the hearts of America, landing himself into the Idol’s Live Tour. Aaron has performed for audiences ranging from hundreds to millions on Idol. He has performed on TV shows such has Access Hollywood, The Ellen Show, David Letterman, The Wendy Williams Show, and Good Morning America. Proudly, Aaron Kelly performed the National Anthem in front of the world on the ABC network during the Little League World Series 2017 championship game.
Aaron has also grown up writing songs, working in Nashville, and co-writing with some of the biggest names in music such as Bobby Braddock, Frank Myers, Greg Barnhill, Rafe Van Hoy, James House, Jon Stone, Brian White, Blake Bollinger, Luke Sheets, Debby Throckmorton, Doug Johnson, and Don Henry, just to name a few.
Aaron credits his mom for always believing in his dreams and for being his biggest supporter. It is because of her that Aaron remains focused, grounded, and strives every day to be the best that he can be and to wake up doing music every day – changing lives one song at a time.