|Nikki Leonti is a California native known for being one half of the group Nikki & Rich, a successful teen gospel singer and has made her mark as a writer. Nikki Leonti started her music career as a successful teen gospel singer. She went on to lend her vocals as a backing singer for artists such as Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, CeeLo Green, Demi Lovato & Amy Grant to name a few. As a sought after vocalist in Los Angeles she contributes her talent to Fox’s hit show “Glee” as well as “American Idol”, “The Voice”, CW’s “Oh Sit” and many others!
She has made a big mark as a sought after songwriter as well as success with many Disney TV shows and the upcoming Disney Movie “Teen Beach Movie”. Her writings have found their way to commercials for “Ford”, over 20 film and movie placements in the last two years, as well as artists such as Robin Thicke and Candace Glover.
She has made appearances on “Ellen”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” as well as a debut acting role in the Fall release of “Eternity the Movie”.
New Book – “All things Beautiful” 31 Devotionals for single moms.
Podcast Link: https://soundcloud.com/brilliantlybrave/ep59-nikki-leonti-edgar
YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/5CgGxmHJLMk
Key Excerpts from our interview:
34% of parents are single parent families. (Solo Parent Society)
“It’s difficult for Single Parents (SP) to know how to ask for help when you feel isolated and alone”
“Single parents need lifelines. Throw out a lifeline to the single parents you know.”
“Single parents struggle with feeling like a ‘failure’ when dealing with the issues single parents face in raising a family.”
“In the middle of struggling… that’s where the GOOD stuff happens” – Nikki Leonti Edgar
Ways to help SP’s in your life or church. – Babysitting – handyman services – errands – meals at home. There are single parents who need your time and support in your church.