SaskMusic congratulates country music songstress, Amy Nelson on being chosen as the Saskatchewan finalist in the 2014 Canadian Radiostar National Talent Search.
Selected by Big Dog 92.7 as the Saskatchewan representative, Amy’s song “If You Don’t Miss Me”, from her forthcoming sophomore release, was chosen as one of nine across Canada. Canadian Radiostar is a fan voted contest. To show your support and vote for Amy, please visit: www.radiostar.ca/blog/regional-winners-announced-voting-open
“This contest is a great lead up to the new album I’m releasing this spring. The song is one of my favorites on the album and it was recorded right here in Saskatchewan. Having a song that I wrote reach the top nine in all of Canada for this contest is a pretty good feeling and I can't wait to head to Toronto for Canadian Music Week in May to debut it,” says Amy.
Sponsored by Bell Media, and presented in association with Canadian Music Week, the Canadian Radiostar contest welcomes original submissions to radio stations in nine participating markets for a chance to be heard by a top tier of music professionals and the opportunity to win an incredible mix of prizes. The national Grand Prize winner will receive a prize package consisting of: $10,000.00 in cash (first runner up receives $2,500.00 cash); 30 hours of mixing and mastering time from Metalworks; $5,000.00 national radio promotion package from dB Promotions & Publicity Inc; a custom designed iPhone app by RDR for the artist/band, and much more. For more info, visit: www.radiostar.ca
Amy Nelson is a singer-songwriter based in Regina, SK. Her self-titled, debut album featured talented musicians such as Murray Pulver (Doc Walker), Travis Switzer (Deric Ruttan), and Jayson Brinkworth (Aaron Pritchett). Amy has opened for top Canadian artists such as Terri Clark, Deric Ruttan, and Aaron Pritchett and has performed across the prairies and internationally in Australia, Mexico and at Canada Day celebrations in London, England. Amy is thrilled to be currently recognized with two nominations at the 2014 Saskatchewan Country Music Awards. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements on her forthcoming sophomore album. For more on Amy Nelson, visit: www.amynelson.ca