"It's Now or Never" When Dawn Anita first started singing and performing professionally, she incorporated a couple of Elvis tunes in each of her shows, and invariably someone would come up to her and tell her how much they enjoyed her version of the King's songs. In fact, down through the years, she has been compared to the King many times, which, of course, was an extremely high compliment to Dawn Anita. Dawn Anita has been told that she displays the same energy and magnetism as Elvis with the ability to draw an audience to her. Her style and her music will put you in mind of Elvis, but with a unique twist since she is obviously very "female." She possesses a unique voice with rare charisma, and her stage performance is powerful. Her energy on stage, versatility, voice style and stage presence give her a rapport with audiences much the same as Elvis. Dawn Anita receives rave reviews everywhere she performs. Audiences fall in love with her from the moment she walks on stage, and she is always in demand for repeat performances. Dawn Anita has performed with such stars as Gene Watson, Willie Nelson, Tanya Tucker, Hank Thompson, Mel Tillis and Joe Diffie to mention a few. She leaves a lasting impression when you see her perform. She has also made an appearance on the high seas aboard the SS Stella Solaris, a Royal Caribbean Cruise ship. Dawn Anita has also received many awards during her career including 'Female Vocalist and Entertainer of the Year' in 1987 at the Oklahoma Opry, one of Oklahoma's most prestigious opry shows where many stars, such as Reba and Vince, have showcased their talent in their early years. Dawn Anita is also a prolific songwriter and had the distinction of winning an International Songwriting contest with the Indie Bullet. Her song "Cheatin' List" went to No. 2 in the independent charts and was number one in several of the overseas charts. She also won a songwriting contest sponsored by one of Oklahoma's top radio stations, KLAW in Lawton, Oklahoma, with a song she wrote entitled "Waltzing Angel." She has also had three national chart records, and the song she wrote with her mother entitled 'There'll Be No One to Live Out on the Farm' was a top ten song of the year in several states. Not only is Dawn Anita an accomplished performer, but she creates wonderful music in the studio and if you have an opportunity to purchase one of Dawn Anita's CD's, you will be glad you did, because they will provide you with many hours of listening pleasure.