Born and raised in Troy, North Carolina, Lori Beth began singing at age 10 in churches, pageants, and at her daddy’s racecar events. At age 15, she was the lead singer in her own band, "The Somethings". Before she even finished high school, she made the move to the Smoky Mountains – the entertainment capital of East Tennessee – to work as a professional lead singer at several theatres including Country Tonite,
Eventually, Lori Beth made the move to the bright lights of Nashville, TN, where she worked on the General Jackson Showboat for 11 years as a featured singer. A singer for John Rich of the band "Big & Rich", performing the National Anthem at multiple nationally televised NASCAR races, working as a background vocalist for Kimberly Locke as well as several other country music artists at the CMA Fest, was a finalist on the first season of American Idol, and is an in-demand studio session vocalist for multiple labels.