Real name Holly Marie Miller
Born January 3, 1997
Origin Franklin, Tennessee
Label(s) Gotee Records
Albums Hollyn
Singles Love With Your Life
Genre(s) CCM • Christian Rock • Christian hip hop • Christian EDM
Years active 2013-present
Associated acts TobyMacTRU

Holly Marie Miller (born January 3, 1997), known by her stage name Hollyn, is a singer and songwriter of Christian music. Hollyn sings a mixture of pop, R&B, and Christian music. She was a contestant on American Idol during season 12, where she made it to the Hollywood rounds.[1][2] She has released one extended play, Hollyn in 2015, with Gotee Records.

Early and personal lifeEdit

Hollyn was born Holly Marie Miller,[3] on January 3, 1997, in Waverly, Ohio,[4] to Jamie Drew Miller and Tammy Lynn Miller (née, Bales).[1][5] She has one younger brother.[6][7]

Music careerEdit

She started her music recording career in 2013, with her appearance on season 12 of American Idol, where she made it to the Hollywood week rounds before she was eliminated.[8] Hollyn has appeared on tobyMac's This Is Not a Test album, where she was featured on "Backseat Driver" and "Light Shine Bright". The song has charted on two Billboard magazine charts Christian Songs at No. 29,[9] and Christian Digital Songs at No. 16.[10] Her first extended play, Hollyn, was released on October 16, 2015, from Gotee Records.[11][12][13] The song, "Alone", charted on the Billboard magazine Christian Airplay chart at No. 11 & No. 3 on the Christian Top 40. ,[14] This extended play charted at No. 10 on the Billboard magazine Christian Albums chart. She released a single called "Love With Your Life" on July 14, 2016. [15]


List of EPs, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
  • Released: October 16, 2015
  • Label: Gotee Records
  • CD, digital download


  1. 1.0 1.1 Cummings, Tony (January 24, 2016). "Hollyn: A new name with a Christian pop hit". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 
  2. Rose Yokel, Jen (March 15, 2016). "Hollyn – Getting to know Hollyn". Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  3. Broadcast Music, Inc.. "Songwriter/Composer: MILLER HOLLY MARIE". Broadcast Music, Inc.. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 
  4. WRGT-TV (February 27, 2013). "Ohio Girl on American Idol Chasing Dreams". WKEF. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 
  5. "Holly Marie Miller (b. 1997)". Ohio Birth Records. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 
  6. "Michael James Drew Miller (b. 2000)". Ohio Birth Records. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 
  7. "Interview: Hollyn". 365 Days of Inspiring Media. March 29, 2016. Retrieved March 31, 2016. 
  8. Fox (January 23, 2013). "Holly Miller: Road To Hollywood Interviews - AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 12". American Idol. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 
  9. search for "Backseat Driver" on Hot Christian Songs at
  10. search for "Backseat Driver" on Christian Digital Songs at
  11. Andre, Jonathan (October 17, 2015). "Hollyn - Hollyn". 365 Days of Inspiring Media. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 
  12. Dittmer, Madeleine (October 22, 2015). "Hollyn Sure To Draw New Listeners In With Debut EP". 365 Days of Inspiring Media. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 
  13. Greenhalgh, Andrew (October 20, 2015). "Review: Hollyn – Hollyn". Soul-Audio. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 
  14. search for "Alone" on Christian Airplay at
  15. Jones, Kyle (July 18, 2016). "Hollyn Drops New Single and Lyric Video "Love With Your Life"". 101.3 Faith FM. Retrieved July 18, 2016. 
  16. Chart search for Hollyn at

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