Emilie Hamilton, popularly known as EmiSunshine, is a singer-songwriter who rose to fame through her viral YouTube videos. Emi was born in a musical family and started singing and composing songs at a very young age. Even as a child, she was drawn to country music that reflected the atmosphere of her hometown. She began performing publicly at churches, local gatherings, and community outings. She started her own band at the age of 9 and even released a full-length CD. Though she was already a known name locally, she became popular across the world when her flea-market performance in 2014 uploaded on YouTube went viral. The video garnered over 1 million views within a week and she had over half a million Facebook followers. Soon, she was featured in local and national media and even appeared on the Today show. Since then, Emi has started her own YouTube series, released two self-produced albums, performed at prestigious venues, and has toured across the country with her shows.