Ruby Amanfu is a Ghana-born and Nashville-raised vocalist, songwriter and cook. Her accolades include co-writing the Top 40 radio single, "Hard Place" by multi-Grammy-winning artist, H.E.R., appearing on Beyonce's hit song, “Don't Hurt Yourself” on the album, “Lemonade” and being Jack White's bandmate for 2 years. Alongside these accomplishments, Ruby has released 9 critically acclaimed solo albums including an ambitious, recent *3-album* release titled The Collections on August 27th of this year.
Ruby was one of the ambassadors and models for Reese Witherspoon’s line of clothing and accessories for Draper James, and the two were featured in Elle Magazine for the brand’s launch.
Outside of her vast musical career, Ruby has had co-starring roles on CMT's 'Nashville,' is an elected Grammy Board Governor, a wife, a step-up mother, and the founder of the multi-sensory experience, Supper & Serenade, which features Ruby's culinary skills presenting a gourmet, intimate dining experience, followed by a musical serenade for her guests at meal’s end.
Singer/Songwriter and Record Producer
Singer/Songwriter and Record Producer, Sam Ashworth, has spent the last 20 years building a genre-defying career. At 16 years old, he wrote a song that was recorded by Sixpence None The Richer on their self-titled, Pop debut. By the time he was 19, the aforementioned album was Certified Platinum. At age 23, Sam was in the studio producing songs for Contemporary Christian Music legend, Michael W. Smith, which later earned him a Grammy Nomination and a Gold Record. Sam’s diverse collaborations include varying contributions to recordings by artists such as: Ruby Amanfu, Switchfoot, The Lone Bellow, Brett Dennen, Dierks Bentley, Beth Nielsen Chapman, EDM legend Laidback Luke and Leslie Odom Jr.
As a singer-songwriter, Ashworth has released 4 projects of his own. In 2016, he co-wrote and sang the Dutch Top 40 Dance Smash, “Million Times”. Sam co-write 9 songs on Grammy winning artist, H.E.R.’s latest album, I Used To Know Her, including her Top 40 single, “Hard Place”.