Featured: SongShop Logo.
Featured: SongShop Logo.
Featured: SongShop Logo.

Motivated and driven are two words that perfectly describe the former country frontman of Aces Wyld & Entrepreneur, Steven Gerein.

Raised in a small Canadian farming community, Gerein is no stranger to hard work. As a homegrown fan of country music, he decided to follow his passion for the genre and started a band (Aces Wyld) with a few, now lifelong friends he met through Kijiji. Also a songwriter, he used his writing skills to his advantage as the band moved into the studio to record their debut 4-track album-three of which were released as singles and charted on country radio. …

Featured: Rising artist Halle Kearns.
Featured: Rising artist Halle Kearns.
Featured: Rising artist Halle Kearns.

Originally from Columbia, MO and now calling Nashville, TN home is rising artist Halle Kearns. Her songs are currently in rotation at Sirius XM’s The Highway. In addition, she was previously featured as “the artist of the week on both Radio Disney in the U.S and Country Hits Radio in the U.K.” (Kearns). She has also opened for the likes of Trace Adkins, William Michael Morgan, Casey Donahew, Eli Young Band and Tracey Lawrence. In December 2020, Kearns made waves with her debut EP, “Finally”, which garnered over 2.7M+ streams, “reaching number 5 in the U.K Country iTunes charts and…

Featured: Canadian country artist Amberlea Bruch. Photo by Sarah Martin.
Featured: Canadian country artist Amberlea Bruch. Photo by Sarah Martin.
Featured: Canadian country artist Amberlea Bruch. Photo by Sarah Martin.

Canadian country artist Amberlea Bruch isn’t afraid to put it all on the table with her songs- providing fans with raw stories and heartfelt lyrics they can easily resonate with.

Hailing from South Western Ontario, Amberlea Bruch always wanted to be a musician. Taking piano lessons in high school and in later years, her passion for singing led her to take vocal lessons. She then started experimenting with several genres, including pop and pop-rock- directly influenced by Sting, Shania Twain, Celine Dion and Adele. It wasn’t until later on that she pursued country music, after discovering that the genre resonated…

Featured: Singer-songwriter Craig Gould
Featured: Singer-songwriter Craig Gould
Featured: Singer-songwriter Craig Gould.

Craig Gould is an enigmatic storyteller, who’s able to turn the mundane into imaginative, captivating narratives he delivers through his songs.

Picking up the guitar at 16 after watching British pop artists perform live on the television, music became an essential component to helping now singer-songwriter Craig Gould fit in with the crowd and formulate his own identity. He soon found himself playing rhythm guitar in bands with his friends. But it wasn’t until university that Gould really gave a career as an artist a real shot, devoting his free time to songwriting and honing his guitar skills. At 18 years old, he wrote his first song- and was instantly hooked. As he mentions, “After I wrote my first song, the…

Featured: Neo-country artist Madelyn Victoria.
Featured: Neo-country artist Madelyn Victoria.
Featured: Neo-country artist Madelyn Victoria.

From the day she was born, music played a large role in the life of San Benito, TX native and country artist Madelyn Victoria. When she was delivered, the health care worker was playing country music for her throughout the room. At an early age, she would sing without noticing she was- as if the songs would just come to her. This natural ability led the young songbird to perform publicly for the first time at 5 years old. In her senior year of high school, she started her first band and performed locally. At 16, she pursued formal vocal…

Featured: Acoustic singer/songwriter David Bradford
Featured: Acoustic singer/songwriter David Bradford
Featured: Acoustic singer/songwriter David Bradford.

With a sound reminiscent of 90s country artists Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash & Jason Isbel, paired with dark stories told through captivating, thought-provoking lyrics, acoustic singer/songwriter David Bradford brings a fresh twist to contemporary country music.

Colorado-born and spending most of his time there and in Texas, acoustic singer/songwriter David Bradford was always surrounded by country music. As he mentions, “Country always felt really familiar to me. I felt like lyrically, melodically, it’s the pinnacle of music. You don’t see that same calibre in other areas of music.” (Bradford). He decided to pick up the guitar at 13 years old…

Featured: Nashville-based country artist Vinny B

Calling Nashville, TN home, is 25-year old recording artist Vinny B. Discovering his love for country music in second grade while singing “Proud to be American” by Lee Green as part of the school choir, Vinny knew he wanted to pursue music. First leaning towards more of a pop route, he won a singing competition at 13 years old and was awarded an appearance in a commercial for the film High School Musical 3- in which he opened for Vanessa Hudgens. In 2007, he was selected for a singing role as Simba in the Broadway adaptation of the Lion King…

Featured: Canadian country artist Olivia Rose
Featured: Canadian country artist Olivia Rose
Featured: Canadian country artist Olivia Rose

Drawing inspiration from country classics such as Loretta Lynn and contemporary country favourite Maren Morris, Canadian country artist Olivia Rose craftily blends the best of both sounds in her own music.

Hailing from the small-town of Elkpoint, Alberta is Canadian country artist Olivia Rose. Making her debut in the music scene at age 9, it only took her a few months before she won her first award; being named one of the division winners of the 2009 Global Country Star Search (Rose). Since then, she has opened for widely celebrated country acts such as “Dan Davidson, Brett Kissel, and Aaron Pritchett, participating as a Project WILD Finalist in 2018, and attending Canada’s Music Incubator in Toronto. Olivia Rose’s 2019 single, “Put It Like That” — her first collaboration with Juno and…

Featured: Canadian country artist Emily Clair
Featured: Canadian country artist Emily Clair
Featured: Canadian country artist Emily Clair

Emily Clair is a hardworking and driven woman in country music who isn’t afraid to shake things up through the fresh perspectives she shares in her songs, via raw, hard-hitting lyrics, strong vocals and heartened melodies. From a “ musical family, this Canadian country artist developed rock roots with a soulful sound, and now her heart lies in the storytelling of country music. Her last single released in fall 2020, ‘Bad Habits’, “was one of the most downloaded country singles in Canada, and it’s been her third consecutive song to land her a spot in the top 40 on CBC…

Featured: Albertan country artist Alex Hughes

With a multicultural background and powerful vocals influenced by the likes of Leanne Rimes, Miranda Lambert and Rihanna, Albertan country artist and songwriter Alex Hughes brings a fresh and memorable sound to country music.

Alex made her debut in the music scene at a very young age. When she was 4–5 years old she performed at family barbecues and at 7 years old, she learnt to sing songs with a karaoke machine she received as a gift from a company her father developed a website for. She then went on to enter a singing contest and won various prizes.

By 9 years old, she was performing gigs at the infamous Calgary Stampede. In junior high, she experimented with R & B and pop before she picked up the guitar later in high school and…

Kyla Pearson

Kyla is a Canadian Graphic Designer, Digital Marketer & Professional Writer for country music, film & TV.

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