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Kathryn Shipley aka KShip has built her music career on the back of inspiring and helping others through her faith. A rising country, christian contemporary and singer songwriter, KShip earned herself a place in the First Class of Color Me Country in 2021. She is an award winning artist with eight Josie Music Awards, A 2023 Hollywood Media Award Winner, Multiple ICMA Nominations (International Christian Music Association), a 2024 WEA (World Entertainment Awards) Winner and a Multiple Year Winner at the Global Music Awards among many others. Her award-winning collaboration with Indie artists from many parts of the US and globally, “The Power of One Movement” did a song called “Spread Hope Send Love, that was #1 on iTunes.  2023 proved to be a challenging year for KShip, as she was diagnosed with colon cancer. She is now an official cancer warrior being NED (no evidence of disease). With her typical finesse, cancer did not slow her down, she had one of the most award-winning years since she hit the music scene in 2017.  

Having raised her children in her home state of Missouri and forged a professional career outside of the state in the music industry, she epitomizes bravery, Crossing multiple genres with her vocal prowess, she has amassed a great fan following. Kathryn has been featured on Apple Music, CMT, ACM (Academy of Country Music), Women of Country and many more publications. She has been a keynote speaker at several engagements for many different world based causes including colorectal cancer awareness, mental health, substance abuse and a proud supporter of her fellow United States Veterans.


Winner 2023 Josie Music Awards -
Grand Ole Opry 
Album Of The Year

If These Boots Could Talk



**Member Josie Music Awards

**2021 Color Me Country Class 


*2021 - You Above All - Music Video of the Year - (Female)

The Josie Music Awards / Country Tonite / Pigeon Forge TN.


**2020 - Song of the Year-Your Love Is Enough  (Gospel/Inspirational)

The Josie Music Awards / Country Tonite / Pigeon Forge TN.


**Video of the Year (Female) 2020 - This Will Always Be My Town

The Josie Music Awards / Country Tonite / Pigeon Forge, TN


**Indie Collaborative - Chapter Governor - 2019- present


**Artist of the Year 2019 (Gospel/Inspirational)

The Josie Music Awards / Dollywood 


***2018 - Song of the Year- God Gave Me All I Need

The Josie Music Awards/ Dollywood


**Finalist Top Ten - St. Louis Sound Competition - St. Louis, MO - 2019

**Christian Artist of the Year (Finalist)- Nashville Universe Awards

2018 - Nashville, Tennessee 

**Song of the Year 2018 - God Gave Me All I Need - Modern Country (female artist)

The Josie Music Awards / Dollywood

**Artist of the Year 2017 – (Gospel/Country Gospel)

The Josie Music Awards -Nashville, Tennessee

**Global Music Awards Winner- 2017-2018-2019 (Silver Medalist) Christian and Modern Country

*Kathryn Shipley Social Media Pages:*

@therealkship - Instagram



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