|AR Interest Level||MG|
|AR Quiz #||139941|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9.25|
|Features||full-color photos, chronology, glossary, further reading, works consulted, index|
|Interest Level||Intermediate, Primary|
|Series||A Blue Banner Biography - Contemporary Entertainers VII|
|Subject||Orianthi, Women Rock Musicians|
Orianthi is a musical force of nature. Single-minded and driven, she began playing guitar as a young child with one simple goal: to be the best. Considered a child prodigy in her native Australia, by the time she reached her mid-teens, Orianthi was performing with some of the music industrys most respected musicians, including Carlos Santana. Her jaw-dropping guitar-playing skills brought Orianthi to the United States, where she became an overnight sensation after performing with Carrie Underwood at the 2009 Grammy Awards. Since then her life has been a nonstop whirlwind of travel and music. With the release of her CD Believe and its hit single According to You, Orianthi is the music industrys latest phenomenon. Her inspiring story of daring to be different to make her dreams come true proves that anything is possible if you just believe.