Alberta Pride Artist: Samantha King


January 8, 2019 at 9:29 am - Home, Afternoons,
By Arielle Leslie

From Edmonton, Alberta.

King has been songwriting and taking the stage since she was 13. At that age, she won Country Vocal Spotlight’ winner at the 1998 Canadian Finals Rodeo. It was only up from there. Now her accomplishments include a Juno Award Nomination, a Canadian Country Music Association nomination for Female Artist of the Year & winner of the grand prize in session one of the 2006 John Lennon Songwriting Contest (JLSC), in the category of best country song (along with co-songwriter Ted Hewitt). She was the only Canadian winner in the 12 genre categories.

As an entertainer she’s performed on festival main stages with Tim McGraw, Alan Jackson, Jann Arden, Sawyer Brown, The Oak Ridge Boys, Joe Nichols, Duane Steele, George Fox, Doc Walker, Charlie Major, Colin James, Honeymoon Suite and many more.

She has written songs with several of Nashville’s well known songwriters including Lisa Brokop (Artist), Tim Taylor (Jason McCoy), LuAnn Reid (Kenny Chesney), Eddie Schwartz (Hit Me With Your Best Shot), Ted Hewitt (Curb Music Producer), Joie Scott (Shania Twain) and many more.

She continues to play live at venues across Alberta mainly in her hometown of Edmonton.

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