Kentucky native’s first holiday release for Billy Jam Records is sure to become a seasonal classic – offering a bright, brisk track highlighted by Miller’s warm baritone voice. Written by Nashville tunesmiths C. Aaron Wilburn and Jerry Salley. Alex Miller puts heart and soul into “What Christmas Is For”, giving that added Christmas cheer.
“I’ve been a sucker for catchy holiday tunes since I first watched the movie Elf,” Alex admits. “I really liked the feel of this one – and all the memories of past Christmases it called up for me.”
Launched to global audiences during American Idol Season 19, this Kentucky-born singer/songwriter is a bonafide torch-carrying champion of traditional Country music. He’s been performing professionally since the age of seven –progressing from shows in and around his hometown of Lancaster to larger venues, including the Dolby Theatre, Lucas Oil Stadium, Renfro Valley, and more. Since departing Idol, Alex has performed at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, five state Fairs (KY, MO, NY, WA, WI) and at additional shows around the country. He has headlined as well as opened shows for Hank Williams, Jr., Josh Turner, Lee Brice, and more. Alex was Texas Roadhouse’s Artist of the Month in October and recently performed with Rhonda Vincent at the Lee Greenwood All-Star Salute. Miller signed with Billy Jam Records in September and his first album is due for release in early 2022. The project’s first radio single, “Don’t Let The Barn Door Hit Ya,” a classic Western Swing tune, was released in October.
About Billy Jam Records
Billy Jam Records is a Nashville-based boutique Americana/Roots Music label. It was founded in 2018 by Jerry Salley, Ed Leonard, and Dottie Leonard Miller and is distributed to retail by the Orchard (Sony). Currently their roster includes Country singer/songwriter and American Idol alum, Alex Miller.