On the rise and continuing to shine: Q & A with Lindsay Broughton

It was not that long ago that Brooklin, Ontario native Lindsay Broughton was playing in her high school jazz band and singing in choirs. Since being discovered at age 19 from a song she posted on MySpace, the down-to-earth, charming country talent has sung at notable venues like Boots & Hearts, the Canadian Country Music Awards “New Artist” showcase and the Billy Block Show in Nashville. She has performed alongside acts like Chad Brownlee, Gord Bamford and Emerson Drive and continues to work tirelessly to hone her talent. The CMAO’s Stephanie Brooks chatted with the star about recognition, writing and realizing no dream is too big to follow. [Read Full Article]

Inaugural 2013 CCMA Discovery Program Acts Announced

The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA) has announced the final six (6) jury-selected acts who will be participating in the inaugural 2013 CCMA Discovery Program. Jack Connolly who is a recent signing to Curve Music was one of the six lucky picks…Look for Jack’s debut album soon.


Lindsay Broughton received the CMAO Rising Star Award last night (tied with the band Autumn Hill) and also performed her hit single “River Wide Enough Song” live to a sold out crowd at the Markham Theatre.

To read about last nights show and the full list of last nights winners, click here