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DeAnne Deaton Arnold

Heartfelt Songs Music Group
Olathe, Kansas
With over 25 years of experience in the music business, DeAnne Arnold started her music career by earning a Music and Business Degree from Mid-America Nazarene University. She then went on to earn a Paralegal Degree from Johnson County Community College and worked in the legal field for 8 years. During that time, she also traveled with the small singing group, Willing Heart. DeAnne eventually decided to branch out on her own and spent almost 5 years as a solo artist and songwriter with Incubator Creative Group. While with them, she went through extensive training sessions dealing with Artist Development and Music Business. Switching companies, DeAnne released two CD projects of her own: “September Song” and “Grace” and was voted Contemporary Artist of the Year at the 2002 KCCM Awards by the general public. Her song “Guide Me” went to #35 on the ECMA Charts in the United Kingdom in the fall of 2009 and #37 on the ECMA Charts in Sweden in the spring of 2010. Her song "You Are My Savior" went to #3 in Switzerland in the summer of 2010. She was awarded the Contemporary Artist of the Year Award at the 2010 KCCM Awards.

She spent 4 years as Vice-President and Radio Producer for KC Christian Music, which helps promote artists across the country and now manages her own company, Heartfelt Songs Music Group, which specializes in Artist Development for the Christian music artist. DeAnne was awarded with the M/I Award at the 2006 KCCM Awards recognizing her as being a leader in bringing together Ministry and Industry. DeAnne has taken on various roles over the years including Vice-President for Christian Divas (Devoted. Inspired. Victorious. Artists.) a company that works with female Christian artists. She is a Music Consultant for the PR/ServeTeams Travel Groups at Mid America Nazarene University and also directs the Talent Competition for MidAmerica Extreme (MAX) held at MNU. DeAnne coordinates the KCCM Song of the Year Contest, a national songwriting contest in Christian music. She started co-hosting a Christian indie radio show in 2013 called Off the Grid on Angel 95 and might hear her from time to time on different radio commercials around the country.

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