Jaida Dreyer

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Jaida Dreyer
Background information
Born Thunder Bay, Ontario
Origin Latimer, Iowa[1]
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar, mandolin
Years active 2012–present
Labels Streamsound

Jaida Dreyer is an American-Canadian country music singer-songwriter, and a world champion equestrian, who is signed to Streamsound Records, a label founded in 2012 by Byron Gallimore.[2][3]


Dreyer debuted in 2012 with the singles "Guy's Girl" and "Confessions", both of which charted on Hot Country Songs. Recent songwriting credits include "At the Time", which was recorded by Carolyn Dawn Johnson and "Fall For Me" recorded by Sunny Sweeney. "Home Alone Tonight" was recorded by country music artist Luke Bryan as a duet with Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town for his fifth studio album, Kill the Lights (2015). The song was performed on the American Music Awards and followed with a multi-week number 1 single.[4][5]

Dreyer made her debut on the Grand Ole Opry on June 23, 2012 and has appeared since as a frequent guest. In early 2013, Deyer released her third single, "Half Broke Horses". Dreyer's debut album, I Am Jaida Dreyer, was released on February 26, 2013 and received widespread critical acclaim.[6] In 2013, she was nominated by the Canadian Country Music Association for the Female Vocalist of the Year award. Dreyer wrote nine songs for the hit television musical drama, Nashville, which airs on ABC. "Dreams" was performed by Hayden Panettiere's character Julliette Barnes[7] and “This Town” performed by Clare Bowen's character Scarlett O'Connor.[8] Her songs have also been featured in A&E's "The Returned" and Netflix's "Longmire".



Title Album details
I Am Jaida Dreyer


Year Single Peak chart
CAN Country
US Country
2012 "Guy's Girl" 55 N/A
"Confessions" 57 I Am Jaida Dreyer
2013 "Half Broke Horses" 20
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video
2012 "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
2013 "Half Broke Horses"[11]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result
2013 Canadian Radio Music Awards Country ("Guy's Girl") Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year Nominated