As the daughter of Kelly Nelon and granddaughter of Rex Nelon, singing comes naturally to this young lady. In 2002, Amber fulfilled a life-long dream when her mother offered her the opportunity to sing soprano with The Nelons on a full-time basis. Not only was she the most obvious choice to take the role, Amber was also the most qualified. Since making her first appearance on stage at the prestigious DOVE Awards when she was only a few weeks old. Amber has become one of the most recognized young artists in Gospel Music. In addition to being featured on all of the "Gaither Homecoming Kids" videos, Amber has recently started appearing on the "Gaither Homecoming Friends" video and television series. Amber is also a seasoned recording veteran. Her two solo recordings, Show & Tell and Amber Thompson & Friends were both nominated for "Best Children's Recording" by the Gospel Music Association, making her the youngest-ever DOVE Award nominee.