Lexi Walker The 14-Year-Old YouTube Singing Sensation Releases Wishes & Dreams - 3-Song EP Available August 12

Follow-up to Enchanting Debut Merry Christmas

Aug 12, 2016

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Portrait Records announces the release of Wishes & Dreams, a 3-song EP available August 12 from Lexi Walker, the 14-year-old YouTube singing sensation. A follow-up to her 2015 holiday album, Merry Christmas, the new EP features a fresh, brilliant take on two Disney classics, "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes" from Cinderella and "When You Wish Upon a Star" from Pinocchio. Also featured on the album, coinciding with the 2016 Olympics, Lexi re-energizes "The Power of the Dream," Celine Dion's legendary opening ceremony number from the 1996 Games, with her trademark youthful power and sparkle.

Lexi Walker - Wishes & Dreams EP - Available Now

"I chose these songs because I felt like they were timeless classics, something everyone can enjoy listening to," says Lexi. "Disney music is iconic and even though there are countless covers, I wanted to share my version. The lyrics are awesome, and the arrangements by Lisle [Moore], Kendra [Lowe] and Kurt [Bestor] are equally amazing!  I especially enjoyed doing 'Power of the Dream' - the music is so powerful, and Celine Dion is one of my favorite artists. Singing any one of these songs makes me feel like wishes and dreams really do come true!"

At two-years-old, Lexi Walker, the dynamic young songbird sang in front of her first crowd.  A decade later, the angelic-voiced redhead from Salt Lake City, Utah signed to Portrait Records.  Lexi starred in a viral video of "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen with Alex Boyé and the One Voice Children's Choir, which has garnered nearly 80 million views!  She has appeared on America's Got Talent, Good Morning America, Disney's Frozen Christmas Celebration and The Queen Latifah Show; and sung with The Piano Guys, Kristin Chenoweth, Lindsey Stirling, David Archuleta, Jenny Oaks Baker, the Lyceum Philharmonic, and the Fairfax Symphony.

To date, Lexi has performed in Las Vegas, Walt Disney World, Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, and The Kennedy Center at Christmas-time for the Troops, as well as singing the National Anthem at stadiums throughout the U.S.  Overseas, Lexi has done a tour of Japan and performed in China at the Beijing International Film Festival.  For more information visit http://lexiwalker.net.

Sony Music Masterworks comprises Masterworks, Sony Classical, OKeh, Portrait, Masterworks Broadway and Flying Buddha imprints. For email updates and information please visit www.sonymusicmasterworks.com.

 

LEXI WALKER 

Wishes & Dreams EP Buy Links / Stream



Facebook: @LexiMaeWalker

iTunes: http://smarturl.it/wishes_dreams-itunes

Twitter: @LexiMaeWalker

Apple Music:   http://smarturl.it/wishes_dreams-am   

Instagram: @LexiMaeWalker

Amazon Mp3: http://smarturl.it/wishes_dreams   

YouTube: Lexi Mae Walker 

Spotifyhttp://smarturl.it/wishes_dreams-str

 

Press Contacts: 
Sony Music: Angela Barkan / Larissa Slezak:
angela.barkan@sonymusic.com / Larissa.slezak@sonymusic.com      
212-833-8575 / 6075

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SOURCE Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks


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