Elyse Saunders

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Climbing the top 50 National Radio Airplay Chart in Australia and recently named as iHeartRadio’s Future Star & Rogers Radio’s One To Watch, the current single, “Never Have I Ever” hits top 30 radio chart in Canada. Peterborough, Ontario native Elyse Saunders, is an award-winning singer/songwriter that’s carved her path in Country music as a powerhouse vocalist, dynamic stage performer and impressive songwriter. Between Nashville & Canada, she’s making huge strides while building international buzz, earning her the title of award winning artist at the 2023 CMAOntario awards, 3 time Mississauga Music award winner and most recently, 2024 Female Artist of the Year CMAOntario nominee. Her music videos have received multiple features on CMT Nashville & regular rotation on CMT Australia, she’s done hundreds of media interviews across Canada, US, Australia & Europe with multiple TV performances on news outlets in Canada & the U.S, and to date, her songs have gained over 3.4 million global streams with major playlist support. After steadily growing her songwriting catalogue between Nashville & home, with 13 cuts by other artists since 2021, Elyse just signed her first publishing deal with Arts & Crafts Music Publishing. As an entertainer, Elyse has studied world class entertainers like Shania Twain & Garth Brooks and her stage show is where she truly shines as a female artist. A dynamic performance built for festivals Elyse takes pride in building a high energy, memorable & interactive show that connects her closer to her fans & new audiences. She’s already played over 400 shows at festivals like Boots & Hearts, Sunfest Country Music Festival, Canadian Music Week as well as CMAOntario awards, CCMA week & more. SHOW HIGHLIGHTS • 2023 2024 CMAOntario Award Show Performer • Peterborough Music Fest - Direct Support to Shawn Austin • Bronson Theatre Presented By: Boots & Hearts - Direct Support to Meghan Patrick • Boots & Hearts Music Festival 2024 • Sunfest Country Music Festival Opened for Jason Aldean, Terri Clark • Live Laugh Love Country Music Festival Opened for Gord Bamford, Nate Haller, Beverly Mahood •Country Cares Music Festival Opened For Jason McCoy, • In addition, Burlington Sound Of Music, Smoke & Spurs Country Festival (Opened for Eric Ethridge, Washboard Union) • Jason Blaine's Celebrity Charity Golf Classic - Special Guest Performer along with Tim Hicks, Aaron Pritchett & more • Concert in the Park : Canada Day at 100 Mile House, BC - Direct Support to Aaron Pritchett • Manitoulin Country Fest • Lucknow Music in the Fields • Stevensville Ram Rodeo AWARDS • 2024: CMAOntario Female Artist of the Year Award Nominee • 2023: CMAOntario Award Winner (Video Of The Year) • 2021 - 2023 : 6 x CMAOntario Nominated Artist (Female Artist of The Year, Rising Star, Video of the Year, Album of the Year) • 2020, 2021, 2022: 3 x Mississauga Music Award Winner • Keg Spirit Foundation Chairman Award for Charity Efforts ACCOLADES • 2024 Bell Media/iHeart Radio Future Star Rogers Radio One to Watch • 2024: Top 30 (#28) Canadian radio charting artist (“Never Have I Ever”) • 2024: Top 50 National Radio Airplay Chart in Australia (“Never Have I Ever”) • FACTOR Canada & Creative BC Recipient • Top 5 Winner for CBC's "Toyota Searchlight" Song Contest • Australian & U.S Radio Adds ("Genes" 2022) • 4 x Regular Video Rotation On CMT Australia • 3 x CMT Nashville Music Video Features • 3.4 Million Global Music Streams (1.7M Apple Music) •Top 50 Most Played Country Song On Amazon Music 2021 ("Sunshine State of Mind") • "Free" The EP Charted at #2 On Apple Music/Itunes Country Music Charts • #11 Across All Genres on day of release • 1.000.000 total music video views • Works with vocal coach Tamara Beatty ("NBC's The Voice")
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