Everything You Wanted to Know About Country Singer-Songwriter Ashley Cooke

If you love country music but aren't already obsessed with singer-songwriter Ashley Cooke, let us make an introduction.

The Florida-raised, Nashville-based artist is coming up fast in the country music scene, going on four tours and signing her very first record deals in 2022 before closing out the year with the stunning "it's been a year." The track is bittersweet yet optimistic, reminiscing on all of the crushing lows and epic highs of a powerful year, featuring Ashley's artful lyricism and captivating vocals that'll get you swooning, even if you're not usually a country fan. She's already got a busy schedule for 2023, traveling to the U.K. for the Country 2 Country Spotlight Stage in both London and Glasgow in March before joining "Never Til Now" duet partner Brett Young on tour in the spring. If you're just as wild about Ashley as we are, just keep scrolling to discover everything she shared with us as our latest Woman Crush Wednesday.

Ashley Cooke trivia Woman Crush Wednesday

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Name: Ashley Josephine Cooke

Hometown: Parkland, Florida

Birthday: June 12

Zodiac sign: Gemini

 

Fun Facts:

1. Ashley says she couldn't live without snacking on apples and peanut butter.

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2. Baby talk is her biggest pet peeve.

"I can't stand it."

-Ashley Cooke

3. She loves Jeeps.

"I recently found out about this funny Jeep trend called 'ducking'—it's basically where Jeep owners put rubber ducks on other Jeeps they see in the parking lot. I know it sounds silly, but I started participating in the trend myself and it's been a funny thing to do from time to time."

-Ashley Cooke

 

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4. Her biggest guilty pleasure is binge-watching Schitt's Creek whenever she finds any free time.

5. The best concert she ever went to was one she wasn't even that excited about.

"One time my friend dragged me to an Ed Sheeran concert because there was an extra ticket. I went in with no expectations—I didn't realize he didn't play with a band and was absolutely blown away!"

-Ashley Cooke

 

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6. Her mom is her biggest hero.

"We're best friends, and I don't know where I'd be without her."

-Ashley Cooke

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7. The laughing-crying emoji is her go-to 😂

8. Her life wouldn't be what it is today without TikTok.

"TikTok has played a huge role in my career so far and I love how easily it lets me connect with my fans. Plus, you never know what you can find on there. From life hacks to dog videos to fitness tips, TikTok has it all!"

-Ashley Cooke

 

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9. She grew up with a poodle named Sammy.

"I miss him so much."

-Ashley Cooke

10. Key lime pie is her favorite dessert in the world.

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11. Loyalty is one of the most important things to Ashley.

"I'm loyal to a fault. I'll do just about anything for those closest to me."

-Ashley Cooke

 

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