Signed to Average Joes Entertainment after label head, Shannon Houchins, saw Sarah Ross on "American Idol”. He invited Sarah to Nashville, and within one short year she found herself recording with The Lacs. One of her songs, "Knock 'Em Dead," was on the compilation album "Mud Digger 4," along with label mates Colt Ford, The Lacs with J.J. Lawhorn and Montgomery Gentry. She also claims her country roots along with Colt Ford in “We All Country” by the Moonshine Bandits. "Mud Digger 5" had another of Sarah's compositions, "Shotgun," as its lead single.
"As a little girl I grew up listening to my daddy’s all-time favorites -- Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, George Strait, Patsy Cline and Martina McBride," says the young lady who grew up on a farm just south of Atlantic City.
American Idol" season 12, Sarah went all the way to Hollywood singing a country song and rapping one of Nikki Minaj’s songs for her, which the judge absolutely loved. Judge Keith Urban said it best, telling Sarah she was “like an IPOD shuffle, never knowing what you’re gonna get.” Minaj told her she shouldn’t have to choose between the two genres. Sarah decided to heed that advice …she didn’t choose … she combined them!