2022 IN REVIEW: Olivia Rose on Her Single, “Truck Boi”

Hailing from Elk Point, Alberta is pop-country singer-songwriter, Olivia Rose. For those unfamiliar with Olivia, she’s a 2x Edmonton Music Awards’ Rising Star award-winner and has previously opened for country music heavy-hitters such as Brett Kissel, Meghan Patrick and Paul Brandt. Her music has also seen success on both country radio and streaming platforms. Most notably, her 2019 single “Put It Like That” was added to CBC Country/Sirius XM’s regular rotation and surpassed 128K+ streams on Spotify.

In July of 2022, she released her latest single “Truck Boi”– a song she shares is about a hypothetical “Country f-boy who only cares about his supped-up truck and getting ladies” (Rose, Olivia).  A song that resonated with her fans, as it has amassed 48K+ streams on Spotify alone.

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REVIEW: Lauren Watkins’ EP, Introducing: The Heartbreak

The Big Loud x Songs & Daughters singer-songwriter made a splash last spring with her debut EP, Introducing: Lauren Watkins. Now, the rising star is back with her follow-up EP, Introducing: The Heartbreak. ⁠In many ways, the vulnerable 6-track project will continue to share Watkins’ story with the world– This time, by chronicling her experiences of falling in love and navigating heartbreak.

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Countdown to Christmas- Holiday Cover Roundup (2023)

WE’RE COUNTING DOWN THE DAYS TO CHRISTMAS!

Every day leading up to Christmas day, I shared holiday covers from emerging & established country artists across Canada and Nashville. 

Every evening, fans tuned in on Instagram to watch the covers and to learn a bit more about each of the artists!

On Christmas Day, I unveiled a final cover from an artist fans all know and love–Big Loud’s own rising star, Griffen Palmer. 

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Q & A: Wes Mack Discusses His Third Studio EP, Hummingbird

Multiple award-nominated country artist and director, actor & writer, Wes Mack is back with his third studio EP, Hummingbird. The 6-track project (in addition to a demo version of “Ain’t Got You” and an alternate version of “Lookin For You”) navigates relatable themes such as small-town living, grief & loss, regret, heartbreak and change. “The EP has already garnered early success for the artist, with the previously released single, “Ain’t Got You” earning him a #1 hit on SiriusXM and landing multiple sync placements in film & TV properties” (PR Team).

Recently, I spoke with Wes Mack about his start in the music industry, his latest EP and more.

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