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musicElyse Saunders(She/Her/)
Original Music
1 Events Performed
4 x CMAOntario nominee, winner of 2021's Toyota Searchlight Contest. 2.5 million streams, radio play & CMT Australia music video placement. A powerhouse entertainer that brings dynamic-memorable shows
Peterborough, Ontario native Elyse Saunders, is a 4 x CMAOntario award nominee not only making waves throughout Canada but most recently in Australia & the US with her current radio release "Genes." A song about inclusivity and celebrating people for exactly who they are, "Genes" reached the #1 position on DMDS' 'Top Country Cancon Downloads' for two weeks and after being selected as a top 5 winner for CBC's Toyota Searchlight competition in 2021, Elyse was provided with the opportunity to distribute "Genes" to US & Australian radio this spring. The music video for "Genes" climbed to over 170,000 views in its first two weeks of release with a feature placement on CMT Nashville and receives regular video rotation on CMT Australia. In 2021, Elyse Saunders was nominated for CMAOntario's Female Artist of the Year & Rising Star awards and since the release of her Factor Canada / Creative BC funded album "Free", Elyse has also been nominated for Music Video of the Year and Album of the Year at the 2022 CMAOntario awards. The current album showcases new music and four of Elyse Saunders' radio releases which went out as singles between 2020-2022 and on album release day, it rapidly climbed to #2 on the Canadian Country iTunes charts and #11 across all genres. To date, Elyse Saunders has collected 2.5 million streams across digital streaming platforms which have landed her on the cover of Amazon Music's "Breakthrough Country" playlist and placed her in the "Top 50 Most Played Country". In addition, she's also had the fortune of landing the cover of Apple Music's "Canada's Country," followed by a feature interview with Nashville's 'Ty Bentli Show'. With that said, Elyse Saunders is not only making an impact online but as an entertainer where she regularly captivates crowds with her powerhouse vocals, engaging live show personality and interactive charm. She's played over 400 shows including industry showcases at Canadian Music Week, CMAOntario Awards Show and Boots & Hearts Music Festival. She's also had performances on media outlets like Today in Nashville, Virginia's Hampton Road Show, Ottawa's CTV Morning Live, Regina's CTV Morning Live, CHCH Hamilton, CP24's Breakfast Television & more. A country artist who prides herself on strong work ethic and love of what she does, Elyse Saunders prosperous momentum continues to grow in strides.
Art type: Live Music
Music type: Original Music
What this Artist plays most of the time
Genre: CountryCountryPop
Home base: Toronto
Appeals most (but not limited) to: Teens, University, 40+
Top Venues Performed/Exhibited *
Boots & Hearts Country Music Festival Artist Showcase
Peterborough Music Fest
Sunfest Country Music Festival
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