Desirée Dawson is a Canadian singer, songwriter and baritone ukulele player, from White Rock, British Columbia. She is best known as the winner of CBC Music's Searchlight talent contest in 2016.
Following her Searchlight win Dawson performed at the CBC Music Festival, and released her debut solo album Wild Heart in 2017.
Dawson has also appeared as a guest vocalist on the Pegboard Nerds' Nerds by Nature EP and their single "Disconnected VIP", and on Kicks N Licks' single "Sunny Day".
- ^ "Searchlight sets its sights on B.C.'s Dawson". The Province, May 24, 2016.
- ^ "B.C. singer Desiree Dawson wins CBC Searchlight contest". Vancouver Sun. May 23, 2016.
- ^ "Contest winner debuts at CBC festival". Toronto Star, May 27, 2016.
- ^ "Premiere: listen to Desirée Dawson's new single, 'Wild Heart'". CBC Music, January 11, 2017.
- ^ "Listen to Pegboard Nerds' Upbeat 'Talk About It' feat. Desirée Dawson: Exclusive". Billboard. January 13, 2017. Retrieved June 9, 2018.
- ^ "Kicks N Licks & Desiree Dawson's 'Sunny Day' Sounds Like Dancing on Sunshine: Exclusive". Billboard, September 19, 2016.