Ryan Joy

We speak to hot new music artist Ryan Joy!

  1. How did it feel to hear your song played all over the airwaves?
    It felt so awesome! I was like OMG, my song is on the radio!!! :)

  2. Did you have any pre-conceived ideas about the music industry?
    When I first started I did, it looked so glamourous and fun... but it really is ALOT of hard work... but I still love it!

  3. Do you write your own songs?
    What's your inspiration? I do write, I have not recorded anything I have written yet though. I will be going to NYnext weekend and will be recording a song I am writing currently. I try and draw experience from things going on in my life or going on with someone close to me.

  4. What music/artists do you listen to when you are not playing your ow n?
    I listen to sooo many different types of music. Anyone from Mariah Carey, to Justin, to Christina, to Journey, Aaliyah, Good Charlotte, Simple Plan, etc...

  5. What's next? Tour/Album/Single?
    Album will be the next thing, I will have my full album recorded next month. YEAH!:) Hopefully a tour will be next, we do have a couple (cross my fingers) that will hopefully come through :)

  6. Was there a moment you contemplated throwing in the towel?
    A loong time ago, I went through the phaze where I just wanna be a normal person and live a normal life..and marry my boyfriend..etc..and then I realized quickly, What in the world am I doing!?... lol ... So I got right back into it.

  7. Do you prefer performing live or recording?
    Performing Live... its such an adrenaline rush to be up on stage performing... I do like the whole creative proces s of the studio, but performing live I prefer.

  8. What/who was your inspiration to go into the music industry?
    A little bit of everything and everyone influenced me. I use to always watch all the music videos and Star Search, Mickey Mouse Club, Kids INC. etc... and that was all I would watch on TV, so I always knew I wanted to do this.

  9. What is the biggest challenge you have faced along the way to your musical success?
    Fighting negativity, there have been a few people on the way that didn't believe in me as an artist, and that's something I had to realize, deal with and accept. Not everyone is going to like you or your music, but I can't let them get me down. I have learned how to turn negativity into inspiration for me to be even better!!

  10. What's a typical day like?
    Well right now I have a part time job, so I work in the morning, I have vocal lessons twi ce a week, and we rehearse3 times a week. On top of traveling back and forth to NY to record and performing at various shows. lol

  11. What has been your favorite part of becoming a music artist?
    Traveling and performing for people! I love the feeling I get being on stage and seeing peoples faces when I'm singing to them. it's amazing:)

  12. If you could collaborate with another artist, who would it be?
    I would love to do something with either Justin Timberlake, Musiq Soulchild or Jill Scott. They are all awesome vocalist!!

  13. Are you single? What do you look for in a partner?
    Not really... lol ... although my boyfriend is moving to another country tommorrow:(
    I look for someone who I have things in common with, like a great personality, sense of humor(I loved funny guys)... and Cute too... lol :)

  14. Do you have a website fans c an visit?
    www.ryanjoy.com. all the latest news is listed here... we have cds and merchandise for sale too :)

  15. Can you tell us 5 things required for a happy healthy & enjoyable life?
    Love, Peace, Sanity (lol), Success (in whatever it is), Music (of course) ;)

  16. What message would you like to say to your fans?
    Thank You guys so much for undying support and love! What would I do without you guys! Please keep in touch with me and keep checking out my site:) THANK YOU!

60 Second Quiz
  • Full Name: Ryan Joy Southworth
  • Nickname(s): RJ!, Joy
  • Star Sign: Capricorn
  • Favorite Food: Chinese
  • Favorite Film: Too Many
  • Favorite Actor: Bruce Willis
  • Pet: Meeko (dog)
  • Describe yourself in 3 words: Honest, down to earth, Fun
  • Best Feature: Lips
  • Worst Feat ure: Nails
  • Person You Would Most Like to Meet: Justin Timberlake... lol ... Janet Jackson
  • Hobbies/Interests: performing and shopping... lol ... and drinking Starbucks Chocolate Brownie Frappuchino... lol
  • First Job: working at a Title company
  • Are you a Pub, Bar or Club kind: Club
  • What Can You Never Leave Home Without: CDs
  • What is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning: I'm hungry... lol ... j/k


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