Soulful Teen Sensation Bailey James Takes Action And Becomes the Face of Youth Suicide Awareness Campaign
Premiering “I Won’t Be Silent” on WSM-AM’s Coffee, Country & Cody Today at 9AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With the success already climbing with her current radio single, Devil Won’t Take Me Down, Bailey James urges listeners to take action in her anthemic new song, I Won’t Be Silent.
Before the loss of her brother to teen suicide, Bailey joined The Jason Foundation as the National Youth Advocate and since then, she has partnered up on multiple events with them to help raise awareness to the silent epidemic of youth suicide. With the newest campaign from The Jason Foundation, Bailey becomes the face of this movement with her original song I Won’t Be Silent.
“The Jason Foundation is proud to have our National Youth Advocate Bailey James become the face of this awareness campaign,” says Clark Flatt, President of The Jason Foundation. “These days, it can be challenging to reach the younger generations, but the way that Bailey promotes our mission really resonates with her audience. Many times, a young person will be the first person to spot worrying behaviors in a friend, so it is imperative that we reach the youth of today.”
The song, written by Bailey with Jeanie McQuinn, Julie Downs, and Steve O’Brien and produced by Jeffrey Teague and Jeremy Mayfield is available on all major streaming and digital retailers including Spotify,iTunes, etc. Bailey is wanting to make a strong impact on this national conversation by also offering the song for free. To receive your FREE copy of the song, visitwww.baileyjamesgang.com/jfi/ or text JFI to 797979.
Bailey and The Jason Foundation are challenging everyone to raise the conversation, learn the warning signs and challenge others. Numerous posts have been made on social media from people using the hashtags #IWONTBESILENT or #WEWONTBESILENT to help save more lives. Bailey is scheduled to perform at numerous events with The Jason Foundation and is also gearing up to visit schools across the country in support of the prevention of youth suicide.
Having experienced more heartbreak than most will feel in a lifetime, Bailey looks to her music to inspire others. “My current radio single [Devil Won’t Take Me Down] is about moving forward after the loss of my brother. I Won’t Be Silent is about speaking up and getting help. There’s no need to hide it. No shame to fight it. Tell someone. Don’t be silent!”
About Bailey James: With over 145k followers across her social media platforms, this rising country artist is stamping her name in country music. With her latest radio release, Devil Won’t Take Me Down, Bailey wrapped up a successful Country Radio Seminar with numerous media and radio interviews. She is also getting ready to head out on a full-fledged radio tour in support of this.
With positive feedback from radio and press including one from a renowned music critic, Robert K. Oermann, who said “I’ve liked everything she’s ever put out so far…she’s a master chef as a singer…” She has appeared and performed at the legendary venues such as the Bluebird Café, the Wildhorse Saloon, and The Listening Room as well as the home of the Grand Ole Opry — radio station WSM-AM, and taken part in multiple CMA Music Festivals. Her passion for music can be heard in her powerful live performances, advanced songwriting, and a level of artistry that is well beyond her years. The genuine love she has for music and helping others shines through and promises to only grow stronger as this teen continues her musical journey.