Alissa Moreno was born on a small Navajo reservation and grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After a music education and a year in Hawaii writing songs, she moved to Los Angeles. As an artist, she began her career performing on Sunday nights at Hotel Cafe, coming up with a crew of budding artists such as Gary Jules, Jason Mraz, Waz, and many more. While in L.A., Moreno co-wrote/co-performed the ABC sitcom Hope and Faith theme song. Her song Next Time was featured in full at the end of a famous episode of MTV's Laguna Beach and is featured on the Interscope Records release Laguna Beach: Summer Can Last Forever.
Moreno co-wrote with Jeffery Steele, the Grammy nominated hit Every Day for Rascal Flatts. She also wrote the John Oates single Santa Be Good To Me which, was recorded with The Time Jumpers. Additionally, Vince Gill released the critical hit, Strings with Big Al Anderson. Next, the Grammy winning Morgan Heritage released a single penned by Moreno titled Pineapple Wine, which topped Reggae charts around the world, reaching #1 in eight countries. She went on to write Walking Blind for The Voice Season 1 winner, (Team Adam) Javier Colon, and two songs on his previous album When and That's My Little Girl. She holds the current single Beautiful World for Russian born, International superstar Alexander Kogan, as well as a handful of singles and cuts from around the world including the South African Idol winner Elvis Blue song Only Wanna Be With You.
From her debut album, In Your Wake, her single Far From Here was the show ID for the Lifetime series Army Wives. Her music is featured in television and film with numerous songs licensed to The Vineyard, The Hills, Laguna Beach, How I Met Your Mother, Guiding Light, Will and Grace, Criminal Minds; and commercials such as Tide, Belk, Young and The Restless promo, and Central Way Numbers, and many others including the films Daltry Calhoun, Undiscovered, and Slamdance hit Mall Cop. She was the vocal coach to Ben Affleck for his SAG Award winning role in Hollywoodland.
Alissa currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee, is a SAG performer, and has written with and been recorded by artists such as Colbie Cailat, Rascall Flatts, Sara Evans, Alex Da Kidd, Kina Grannis, StreetRunner, JoJo, Chuck Wicks, Mallary Hope, Kate Voegelle, Javier Colon, Nikola Bedingfield, Corey Chorus, Nila, Lil' Eddie, Fast Ball, Big Al Anderson, Vince Gill, John Oates, Nash Overstreet, Cady Groves and Vertical Horizon. She has two new Country singles slated to come out first quarter of 2018, one in Canada and one in the U.S. She doesn't want to jinx it, but keep your eyes peeled at WalMart for one of your all time favorite reality TV stars' new album!