Alana Grace is an American actress and singer-songwriter who is best known for her song "Black Roses Red" featured on the soundtrack of Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. She released her new album, With One Word, on Fragile Heart Records on April 10, 2009. Alana Grace was born in Los Angeles, California, but moved with her family to Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 6. Music has been a tradition in her family – and music was a focal point in her upbringing. In Nashville, she attended Harpeth Hall – a girls' school with a national clientele and a strong performing arts program, counting Amy Grant and Reese Witherspoon among its alumnae. In 2002, at the age of 14, she was one of seven finalists at the second annual Nashville Grammy Showcase, hosted by the Nashville Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. A versatile performer, she is primarily a singer-songwriter, but has also studied dance and has acted in various television productions, including an NBC Movie of the Week and several TV specials, among them a TNN Entertainment Special. On June 1, 2005, she also performed her song "Black Roses Red" on The Today Show on NBC.