The name Lucy Hale has become more and more popular over the past decade as the young singer, actress, and celebrity speaker continues to take on new roles in the entertainment industry. Lucy’s first television appearance came in 2003 when she was picked to star in the American Idol spin-off series, American Juniors, where she was one of the final five winning contestants chosen by the show’s voters. From there, Hale moved on to start a career in acting, starring in guest appearances on several popular shows including Fox network’s hit teen series, The O.C., CBS’s How I Met Your Mother, ABC’s hit medical series Private Practice, and CSI: Miami. Lucy Hale made her debut on the big screen in 2008 when she was cast as Effie in the popular film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Lucy got her big break as an actor in 2010, landing a lead role in the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars. One of four main characters, Hale stars alongside cast mates Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, and Shay Mitchell in the popular television series. Lucy has won four Teen Choice Awards for her role in Pretty Little Liars and has been nominated several times for People’s Choice Awards.
As one of Hollywood’s new It Girls, Lucy Hale has been featured on the cover of just about every popular magazine, including Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Entertainment Weekly, and TV Guide. She has also appeared as a guest on such talk shows as The View, Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight, Rachael Ray, and many more.
As her acting career progressed, Lucy Hale did not forget about her dreams of a successful musical career as well. In 2012 she signed with Hollywood Records and announced that she would be focusing her efforts toward a country music album the following year. Lucy signed on as one of the performers of the 2013 Country Music Awards show. In 2014, she released her debut studio album, Road Between.