Sara Bareilles first achieved mainstream critical praise in 2007 with her widely successful hit, "Love Song" which reached #1 in 22 countries around the world from her debut album LITTLE VOICE. Since then, the Eureka, CA native has gone on to sell over 1 million copies of her debut album, earn 3 Grammy nominations including Song of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Love Song." Bareilles' critically acclaimed sophomore release KALEIDOSCOPE HEART was released in September of 2010, debuted at #1 on the Billboard top 200 chart and has gained critical praise everywhere including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, People and Los Angeles Times. The album yielded the hit single “King of Anything,” which earned a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and was certified platinum by the RIAA. In early 2012, Bareilles released a documentary called “A Trace of the Sun: Volunteering in Japan,” which chronicled her trip to Japan where she joined All Hands Volunteer efforts in the city of Ofunato after the 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated coastal cities and left over 26,000 people without homes. Soon after she released her critically acclaimed ONCE UPON ANOTHER TIME EP, which was produced by singer/songwriter and fellow “Sing-Off” judge Ben Folds. Sara’s third studio effort, THE BLESSED UNREST, was released in July of 2013 and debuted at #2 on the Billboard album chart. Since its release, THE BLESSED UNREST has garnered rave reviews. USA Today called the work Sara’s “most mature and satisfying to date” while the Associated Press hailed “Bareilles knows how to craft a great song… Well Done.” The album’s smash breakout single “Brave” has taken on a life of its own becoming an anthem of empowerment for a variety of causes from bullying to cancer, to equality and gay marriage.