Cotten’s career started long before she signed on to fill stadiums with Eric Church; in fact, the singer cut over 20 songs as a solo artist signed to Warner Bros. Joanna Cotten is far more than just Eric Church’s backup singer. The soulful vocal powerhouse has become his right-hand woman onstage, often sharing her tour boss’ spotlight for duets and a solo song or two of her own during Church’s set. She serves as Church’s collaborator, even beyond the stage. Cotten was an instrumental part of creating his most recent album, Desperate Man.

“A lot of the Desperate Man record, it was me and Eric and a guitar, and that was how the songs started,” she continues. “It was a really cool process. Follow Joanne at

Source; The Boot