Annika is an award-winning Charleston, SC born singer-songwriter and worship director.
Annika's sound includes the soulful elements of Adele, RnB qualities of Amy Winehouse, and the current twist of ZZ Ward. She utilizes these influences to cover songs from all genres and decades as well as develop her own music with a very personal feel. Each performance has the unique touch of deep soulful roots with a modern approach and is a new opportunity to share her passion with the audience.
She started her music career by academically studying various genres and exploring how to bridge different music styles while maintaining the heart of each individual genre. This research helped her to push her boundaries and view music in a multidimensional way. It helped develop her musical talent in a more dynamic and progressive style while maintaining an appreciation of an overarching structure. Her love for music is embodied in her expertise on the piano, the guitar, and soulful lyrics. Each performance is a new opportunity to share her passion with the audience.
In addition to being a live musician and singer-songwriter, she is also a Worship Director. She was selected a finalist in the Exalt! inspirational and Christian vocal competition in 2018, and went on to win the competition with an original song written specifically for the show. She is currently in the process of recording and producing her first EP titled Outpour set to release in 2019. See the venues tab for her upcoming events.