Janelle Arthur

Arthur was born on December 12, 1989, in Oliver Springs, Tennessee to Gentile Dean and Judy Arthur. She grew up in the congregation of the Churches of Christ at Oliver Springs and is still an active member. When Arthur was eight years old, she portrayed Dolly Parton in a theatrical production of Dolly’s life at Dollywood theme park. In 2001, Arthur was hired as a child performer for the Country Tonite Theater, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Arthur later returned to the Country Tonite Theater stage as an adult performer and remained with the cast for another four years. She performed in over 3,000 shows in the Pigeon Forge area from 1998 to 2009.

In 2010, Arthur moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue her music career.