Desirée Dawson

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Desirée Dawson
Born Vancouver
Origin White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
Years active 2016–present
Labels Armada Music, Monstercat
Associated acts Armin van Buuren, Pegboard Nerds

Desirée Dawson is a Canadian singer, songwriter and baritone ukulele player, from White Rock, British Columbia.[1] She is best known as the winner of CBC Music's Searchlight talent contest in 2016.[2]

Following her Searchlight win Dawson performed at the CBC Music Festival,[3] and released her debut solo album Wild Heart in 2017.[4]

Dawson has also appeared as a guest vocalist on the Pegboard Nerds' Nerds by Nature EP[5] and their single "Disconnected VIP", and on Kicks N Licks' single "Sunny Day".[6]


  1. ^ "Searchlight sets its sights on B.C.'s Dawson". The Province, May 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "B.C. singer Desiree Dawson wins CBC Searchlight contest". Vancouver Sun. May 23, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Contest winner debuts at CBC festival". Toronto Star, May 27, 2016.
  4. ^ "Premiere: listen to Desirée Dawson's new single, 'Wild Heart'". CBC Music, January 11, 2017.
  5. ^ "Listen to Pegboard Nerds' Upbeat 'Talk About It' feat. Desirée Dawson: Exclusive". Billboard. January 13, 2017. Retrieved June 9, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Kicks N Licks & Desiree Dawson's 'Sunny Day' Sounds Like Dancing on Sunshine: Exclusive". Billboard, September 19, 2016.

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