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Ashley Barron Releases New Holiday Single “Walmart Cart Christmas”

Ashley Barron Celebrates Her Favorite Time of the Year With “Walmart Cart Christmas” Single

Photography Credit: Kaylee Steffel

Friday, December 1, 2023


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country artist Ashley Barron, who has topped the Billboard charts with previously released singles “Beer in a Bar” and “The Wind,” unveils her Christmas single, “Walmart Cart Christmas.” Exuding authenticity and grit characteristic of her style, the song embodies a lively and energetic ambiance, reflecting Ashley’s deep affection for the holiday season. Seamlessly blending tradition with contemporary flair, this original Christmas single not only embraces the festive spirit but also recognizes and appreciates the inevitable chaos that comes with it while running rampant with a Walmart cart this holiday season.




Ashley, known for her catchy tunes firmly rooted in country style, hopes “Walmart Cart Christmas” will become a holiday favorite. Ashley says, “Christmas is my favorite time of year. Tradition, celebration, and joy are a few words I would use. That is what I hope this song can also bring to people who hear it.”


As an artist, Ashley channels the essence of a strong and tenacious woman in country music, embedding her personal narratives and life experiences into her songwriting. Ashley previously released her singles “Beer in a Bar,” topping the Billboard chart at #37; “The Wind,” debuting on the Billboard chart at #59 and being the second song added on country radio, eventually making its way to #37; and “Let Me Go,” becoming the Top 30 song on the Music Row singles chart.


“Walmart Cart Christmas” was written by songwriter Bill Diluigi, who has over 500 songs recorded on the Billboard Country and Americana Top 100; Melissa Bollea Row; and Abbey Cabler. The song is about creating shared moments and fostering unity through the universal bond of music. “Recording an original Christmas song was an absolute dream. I hope this song makes you want to dance around in holiday pajamas with hot coco in hand while decorating your Christmas tree,” adds Ashley.


Amidst the potential stress that often accompanies the holiday season, Ashley brings a sense of joy. Ashley says, “While the holiday season can be stressful, I hope when people hear this song it puts a smile on their face to know they aren’t the only ones running around doing last-minute shopping!”


Making her mark in country music, Ashley’s latest single “Kiss A Brunette” landed her in Music Row Magazine, Cowgirl Magazine, and The Women of CountryAs a performer, she remains on the road year-round and is set to perform at the National Scleroderma Walk on June 8, 2024, in Napa County, CA, and at the Platteville Fire Department Celebration on June 22, 2024, in Platteville, WI.


For more information and to connect with Ashley Barron follow her on WebsiteInstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

About Ashley Barron


Emerging on the country music scene, Ashley Barron showcases her uniquely powerful and gritty vocals during every performance. Inspired by strong women in country music like Miranda Lambert and Loretta Lynn, Barron incorporates her life experience into her songwriting to create passionate and relatable music that embodies loss, heartbreak, betrayal, and the occasional crazy night out with the girls.


She’s come a long way from singing in her bedroom and participating in high school choir and music lessons in her hometown of Sacramento, California. After declining acceptance into the University of Arizona, she chose to pursue her dream—a career in country music—and vigorously began recording and performing. When it comes to her fans, Barron is an open book. In her music and as a writer, she is committed to being vulnerable and sharing her story, regardless of how painful. “I was taught to never give up, and if I can help someone push through a rough time, then I’m sharing my story.”


Ashley’s first single, “It Might Get Loud”, came out in 2017 when she was 23 years old. In 2019, she released “Wrote a Song About It.” The following year, her single “Beer in a Bar” received critical acclaim and topped the Billboard chart at #37. Her next single, “The Wind”, a hope-filled anthem that embodies the spirit of a strong woman who preserves regardless of the circumstances, debuted on the Billboard chart at #59 and was the second song added on country radio, eventually making its way to #37. Her single, “Let Me Go”, was most added to the Top 30 on the Music Row singles chart.


Barron worked with the executive producer of Rascel 3 Creative, Jimmy Lynch, on her music video for “Let Me Go,” which played nationwide on TCN, Music Choice, and GAC. Released in September 2021, Barron’s self-titled album reached over a million streams in the first month. In December 2022, Barron released an original Christmas song, “Walmart Cart Christmas”, which had more than 300 spins and was played on 40+ radio stations. During the summer of 2021, Barron had the opportunity to tour with and open for the legendary T. Graham Brown. She has also opened for other artists, including Dylan Scott, Maddie & Tae, Tyler Farr, and Craig Campbell.


In 2021, the National Scleroderma Foundation named recording artist Ashley Barron as their official celebrity ambassador. Barron was diagnosed with scleroderma at age five. At that time, her family had never heard of the disease, a common experience with scleroderma, a rare disease that only affects 300,000 Americans. Tragically, Barron lost her mother, Carol Barron, to scleroderma in October 2020. Her mother was diagnosed with systemic sclerosis only four months before her death. 


Now, as Celebrity Ambassador, Barron is working to represent the organization and increase awareness of scleroderma in her performances as she travels throughout the country. In 2022, Barron had the privilege of speaking at their leadership conference and sharing her story with major donors and medical professionals. She is honored to have the opportunity to work alongside the National Scleroderma Foundation and bring awareness to a disease that doesn’t have a cure yet!


In the summer of 2023 Ashley hit the road with Chad Brock. Barron recently released her 7th single to country radio, “Blaze A Trail”, which landed on Music Row’s Country Breakout Radio Chart and is a song about being unstoppable and going after your dreams.

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