American country music artist whose 2008 single "Rocks in Your Shoes" was a chart-topper. She has also appeared on shows like Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?Early Life (Childhood)
Born Emily Marie Nemmers in Waterloo, Iowa, youngest of the four children. She graduated from Waterloo West High School in 2000 and then moved to Nashville to pursue a music career.Interesting Facts
She released a duet with Keith Urban in 2010 called "Blue Sky." She Won $25,000 On ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?’Personal Life
In 2014, West competed on the 9th season of America's Got Talent, advancing to the finals and finished in second place. She acted in an episode of the ABC television show Body of Proof in 2012.