Meghan Patrick

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Meghan Patrick
Born (1987-03-25) March 25, 1987 (age 31)
OriginBowmanville, Ontario, Canada
GenresCountry
Years active2015–present
LabelsWarner Music Canada
Websitewww.meghanpatrickmusic.com

Meghan Patrick (born March 25, 1987) is a Canadian country singer-songwriter from Bowmanville, Ontario, signed to Warner Music Canada.[1] She released her debut album, Grace & Grit, on April 29, 2016.[2] Patrick counts Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris and Aretha Franklin as her influences.[3]

Career[edit]

Prior to setting out as a solo artist, Patrick was the lead singer of the popular roots act The Stone Sparrows.[4] The Stone Sparrows released an EP and a full-length album before the members parted ways amicably in 2013[5] after playing their second Boots and Hearts Music Festival.

Since going solo, Patrick signed a recording contract with Warner Music Canada, and a publishing deal with Olé Nashville.[6] Her debut album, Grace & Grit, was released on April 29. In making this album Patrick worked with producers Justin Niebank (Vince Gill, LeAnn Rimes), Vince Gill, Chad Kroeger, Chris Baseford (Nickelback, Avril Lavigne) and Carly McKillip.

Patrick is a published songwriter; she has collaborated with Rodney Clawson, Gord Bamford, Chantal Kreviazuk, Marty Dodson, Patricia Conroy, Bruce Wallace, Buddy Owen, Steve Smith, Anthony Anderson, Phil Barton, Phil O'Donnell and Andrew Allan. Patrick was nominated for Songwriter of the Year with co-writer Chad Kroeger at the 2016 Canadian Country Music Association Awards for her song "Bow Chicka Wow Wow".[7]

In 2016 Patrick was part of the advertising campaign for a new line of Roots Canada clothing.[8]

Meghan has shared the stage with Lady Antebellum,[9] Dwight Yoakam,[10] Jon Pardi[11] Kip Moore,[12] and Gord Bamford to name a few.

In 2017, she supported Tom Cochrane on his 25th anniversary tour for his album Mad Mad World.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Details Peak
positions
CAN
[13]
Grace & Grit 26
Country Music Made Me Do It
  • Release date: January 12, 2018[14]
  • Label: Warner Music Canada
31

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak
positions
Album
CAN
Country

[15]
2016 "Bow Chicka Wow Wow" 17 Grace & Grit
"Grace & Grit" 12
"Still Loving You"
(featuring Joe Nichols)
10
2017 "Be Country with Me" 11
"Country Music Made Me Do It" 5 Country Music Made Me Do It
2018 "The Bad Guy" 12
"Walls Come Down"A 1
  • ACurrent single.[16]

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2016 "Bow Chicka Wow Wow" Emma Higgins
"Grace & Grit"
"Still Loving You"
2017 "Be Country with Me" The Edde Brothers
"Country Music Made Me Do It" Shaun Silva

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominee/work Result Ref
2016 CCMA Awards Songwriter of the Year "Bow Chicka Wow Wow" (with Chad Kroeger) Nominated [17]
2017 CMAO Awards Single of the Year "Still Loving You" Nominated [18][19]
Album of the Year Grace and Grit Won
Songwriter of the Year "Grace and Grit" (with Patricia Conroy and Philip Barton) Nominated
Female Artist of the Year Meghan Patrick Won
Rising Star Award Won
Fan's Choice Award Nominated
Music Video of the Year "Bow Chicka Wow Wow" Won
CCMA Awards Album of the Year Grace & Grit Nominated [20]
Female Artist of the Year Meghan Patrick Won
Rising Star Award Won

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Warner Music Signs Country Singer-Songwriter Meghan Patrick". Popyoularity. popYOUlarity. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  2. ^ "CMW 2015 Spotlight: Meghan PatrickThe Reviews Are In". The Reviews Are In. 2015-05-07. Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  3. ^ "Haiti-born Wyclef Jean plays a free show with Canadian country singer Meghan Patrick". www.cbc.ca. Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  4. ^ Pageot, Harley R. "Out Of The Woods: Bowmanville Band Takes Flight". firstsite.oshawhat.ca. Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  5. ^ Cassling, Trish (2015-02-09). "Meghan Patrick: Canadian Artists to Watch | Sound Check Entertainment". Sound Check Entertainment. Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  6. ^ "ole Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Deal with Country Artist Meghan Patrick". ole Majorly Indie. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  7. ^ "2016 CCMA AWARDS NOMINEES". Canadian Country Music Association. Canadian Country Music Association. Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Bowmanville’s Meghan Patrick looking good in sweats for Roots Canada". Clarington This Week, Aug 28, 2016
  9. ^ CONTENTI, JUSTIN (15 July 2016). "Lady Antebellum in splendid performance at Calgary Saddledome". Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  10. ^ DEVLIN, MIKE. "Dwight Yoakam concert in Victoria is postponed". Times Colonist. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  11. ^ Pape, Hendrik (22 August 2016). "Meghan Patrick to join Kip Moore on Ontario dates | Sound Check Entertainment". Sound Check Entertainment. Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  12. ^ "Kip Moore joined by Bowmanville's Meghan Patrick in Oshawa". Durham Region. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  13. ^ "Meghan Patrick Chart History - Canadian Albums". Billboard. Retrieved November 7, 2017.
  14. ^ "WATCH: Meghan Patrick Debuts 'Country Music Made Me Do It'". iHeartRadio. October 27, 2017. Retrieved October 27, 2017.
  15. ^ "Meghan Patrick Chart History - Canada Country". Billboard. Retrieved November 7, 2017.
  16. ^ FYI Staff (September 10, 2018). "Country Queen Meghan Patrick Hits With Another Hot Song". FYI Music News. Retrieved September 25, 2018.
  17. ^ "2016 CCMA Awards nominees announced: Dean Brody leads the pack". Global News. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  18. ^ "Nominees announced for 2017 CMAO Awards hosted in London". AM980. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  19. ^ "CMAO Awards - Winners! - Country 101.1". Country 101.1. 12 June 2017. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  20. ^ Heldman, Linda (July 12, 2017). "CCMA Announces 2017 Award Nominees". Canadian Beats. Retrieved July 12, 2017.

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