About Avenue Beat
Country-pop trio Avenue Beat’s songs feature the vocal harmonies of Sami Bearden, Savana Santos, and Sam Backoff.
∙ After graduating from high school in 2016, the three friends moved from Quincy, Illinois, to Nashville, where they signed a record deal.
∙ Their 2019 debut single, “Ruin That for Me,” earned accolades from country-music media and won the group a place in CMT’s Next Women of Country Class of 2020.
∙ Santos coproduced Avenue Beat’s self-titled 2019 debut EP alongside Grammy-winning songwriter/producer David Garcia and hit-making songwriter Ashley Gorley.
∙ Their 2020 EP, the quarantine covers, featured the trio’s versions of such hits as Doja Cat’s “say so,” Tim McGraw’s “humble and kind,” and John Mayer’s “new light.”
∙ Avenue Beat’s viral sensation “F2020”—a song venting frustrations stemming from the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic—garnered more than 4 million views the first day it was posted.