The musical talents of Alexes Aiken, a sophomore at De La Salle High School in New Orleans, LA, are being recognized. She recently earned “Entertainer and Songwriter of the Year” for country and gospel categories in her age group at the Tennessee Country and Gospel Music Association Awards.
Alexes is no stranger to the stage as she has performed at school functions and other events. Over the summer, she was a finalist in the Meridian American Idol competition, a winner in the New Orleans Region Texaco Country Showcase, and performed in the Nashville Palace in Tennessee. She is currently working with a producer in Nashville to record her original compositions.