11-Year-Old Ashleigh Hackett Releases New Single 'On and On and On'
Showcasing the entertainment talent that runs deep in her family, 11-year-old multi-talented singer, dancer and actress, Ashleigh Hackett (www.ashleighhackett.com) releases her fourth single - an original new dance-pop song, "On and On and On" (www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OhsfVvU3Z0) and debuts a new website. Along with her new EDM record, Ashleigh releases a ballad remix of her second single, "Can You Feel It" (www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAztwNjYTpg).
Written and produced by Ashleigh's mother, multi-talented producer/singer/songwriter Lisa Dawn Miller (www.lisadawnmiller.com), and her songwriting/producing partner, Mark Matson, for The Colossal Nerve, the track is now available on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.
"This song is so fun. We wanted to write something in the Future Bass genre that was high-energy and still melodic. I interviewed Ashleigh and her friends about what eleven to thirteen-year-old girls want to hear songs about. It was unanimous - boys! I tried to make the lyric universal - something we can all relate to. It's a 'feel good," happy song. We are so proud of Ashleigh. Not only is she very bright and talented, she is so wise for her age and knows how to always 'go high, when they go low' - she's a leader and a trendsetter. People gravitate toward her because she is a positive force who rises above. Ashleigh is a great role model because she is strong, confident and is unafraid to express her thoughts about the injustices she sees and about the things she believes in."
In late 2016, Ashleigh released the explosive single and video for "Slay" (www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt5qofjRGWk), a song about the power that girls have to change the world and to fight for freedom and choice.
The success of Ashleigh's first song, "Let's Go!" (www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvVDfqoCgLs) led to her headlining at the 27th Annual Kids Fair in Charleston, S.C. in 2015. The song is an empowering anthem and high-energy celebration of friendship and the power that exists when young girls bond together and do things their own way.
Ashleigh is also a recurring guest star in the hit musical, "Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show," in which she portrays a young dancer who shares the stage alongside the character of "Sammy Davis, Jr." in the number "Candy Man," one of Davis' biggest hits. She toured throughout the country with the holiday version of the hit show to rave reviews.
Ashleigh's older brother, 17-year-old singer and actor, Oliver Richman(www.oliverrichman.com), recently released two powerful, heartfelt ballads, "You and I" and "Rise," also written by the Lisa Dawn Miller and Mark Matson. Other releases include "Celebrate Me Home," "Believe," a powerful rendition of Bruno Mars' "Count on Me" and a special 50th Anniversary recording and music video of "For Once in My Life" written by his and Ashleigh's grandfather, legendary songwriter Ron Miller. Inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, "For Once in My Life," a huge hit for Stevie Wonder has been recorded by over 400 major label artists including, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. Ron Miller's hits include "Touch Me in the Morning," "Heaven Help Us All," "Yester-me, Yester-you, Yesterday," "A Place in the Sun," "I've Never Been to Me," "If I Could," and "Someday at Christmas."
At just 4 years old, Ashleigh appeared as the "Angel" in her brother's remake of their grandfather's classic Christmas song, "One Little Christmas Tree," resulting in an invitation by Stevie Wonder asking the young Richman to share the stage with him at the Nokia Theatre, performing to a standing ovation from more than 7,500 people.
Ashleigh's late grandfather, Buddy Hackett, was one of the most successful comedians of all time, headlining across the globe for more than five decades and appearing more than any other guest on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. He starred in "The Music Man," "The Love Bug," "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," and "The Little Mermaid."
Ashleigh is a performing arts student in Los Angeles and loves dancing, singing and playing with her puppy, Charlie.
For more on Ashleigh Hackett, visit www.ashleighhackett.com and follow her on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.<