Ashleigh Watson is an independent retro soul singer/songwriter based in Melbourne Australia.
Originally from a jazz background, she found her passion for Motown and Soul music when she joined world-renowned girl band 'Sweethearts' at just 14 years of age. She performed with them twice at the prestigious Porretta Soul Festival Italy and Montreaux Jazz Festival Switzerland.
In 2014 she had the pleasure of giving an impromptu performance of 'Baby I Need Your Loving' to The Four Tops in their dressing room during the Melbourne leg of their tour!
Ashleigh has been an integral member of several diverse music acts including All Star, Bamboozle, The New Originals, Grand Soul Audio, Ash and Jais Duo, Ash and John Duo, Cash Up Front (No. 1 on the Tasmania Country Music Charts), The Spurs, and The Bluetone Assembly.
Over the past few years she has also become a recurring session vocalist on The Voice Australia, X-Factor and the upcoming album for musical act, 'Owl Eyes'.
Ashleigh has had great success with several of her original songs signing to music libraries across the globe. Most recently her first single 'Little Love' scored a placement on episode one, season two, of hit ABC TV show 'Harrow'. She is currently recording new music in the studio with Michael Cristiano.