|Amanda Riley - Canadian Country Artist - Official Website|
★FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR AT THE 2017 JOSIE AWARDS IN NASHVILLE, TN
★PLAYED TWO STAGES AT THE 2017 CAVENDISH BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL
★EP "WHISKEY KISSES" - COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR NOMINEE, MUSIC NOVA SCOTIA 2017
★FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR AT THE 2016 JOSIE AWARDS IN NASHVILLE, TN
★NEW NASHVILLE RECORDED EP, "WHISKEY KISSES", RELEASED IN AUGUST 2016
★AWARDED HALIFAX'S BEST COUNTRY ARTIST BY "THE COAST" FOR 2016
★ HAS PERFORMED WITH AARON PRITCHETT AND CHARLIE MAJOR
★ HAS OPENED FOR BRETT KISSEL, DEAN BRODY, CHAD BROWNLEE, JESS MOSKALUKE
★ ONE OF OLE's TOP 8 in 2015 "ON THE SPOT" COMPETITION
★ PERFORMED A CCMA SONGWRITERS’ SERIES WITH DERIC RUTTAN
★ ALBUM “IT COULDA BEEN ME” - COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR NOMINEE, MUSIC NOVA SCOTIA 2013
★ FINALIST, CMT’S REALITY SERIES “BIG IN A SMALL TOWN”
★ CONTESTANT, CANADA’S GOT TALENT
With the release of her debut album ”It Coulda Been Me”, Amanda Riley brought her Nova Scotia-grown country sound to audiences across North America. The album’s first two singles, Summertime With You and Take The Country Road introduced the talented young artist to Canadian country fans and earned her a nomination for Music Nova Scotia Country Recording of the Year. Her recently released Nashville recorded EP, Whiskey Kisses, continues to display Amanda's powerhouse vocals as well as her sassy songwriting style, and earned her yet another Country Recording of the Year nomination.
Riley hails from Chester, Nova Scotia where she is known as “the little girl with the big voice”. She gained nationwide popularity as a finalist on CMT’s Big In A Small Town, and has shared the stage with the likes of Aaron Pritchett, Charlie Major, Deric Ruttan and Dean Brody. She was recognized as one of Ole’s top 8 singer/songwriters during CCMA week 2015 in Halifax. She also had the privilege to open the MDM Recordings Showcase during CCMA week and has been a featured artist on George Canyon’s ‘ Down East Country’ radio and television program. In 2017, Amanda was fortunate to open for Brett Kissel on his "Ice, Snow and 30 Below" tour and also play the Cavendish Beach Music Festival. Amanda has also been an award winner for the past two years at the Josie Music Awards for independent artists in Nashville, TN.
Amanda continues to perform her original material as well as play many shows with her cover band of the past 8 years. Her years of experience, immense vocal talent and awesome stage presence are sure to please every audience that hears her.
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