Aubrey Shea Peeples (born November 27, 1993) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role as Layla Grant in the ABC drama series Nashville. Peeples stars in the musical fantasy film, Jem and the Holograms.
Aubrey Shea Peeples was born and raised in Lake Mary, Florida, by parents Wendy and Ashley, and has a younger sister named Ally. Growing up, Aubrey performed with the Orlando Repertory Theatre for 10 years. She graduated from Lake Mary Preparatory School, where she was valedictorian of the class of 2012. Peeples was accepted to Harvard University but deferred entry twice, the second time to accept her role on Nashville.
Peeples guest-starred in Drop Dead Diva, Burn Notice, Austin & Ally, Grey's Anatomy, and had a recurring role on Necessary Roughness. She appeared in made for television movies Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet Detective, The Good Mother and Sharknado. She later has won major recurring role as Layla Grant, a runner-up in a reality singing competition, and rising star, in the second season of the ABC drama series Nashville. In 2014, Peeples co-starred in the crime thriller Rage opposite Nicolas Cage.
In 2014, Peeples was cast as lead character in the upcoming romantic musical fantasy comedy-drama film Jem and the Holograms, based on the 1980s television show of the same name.