With a developing love of all things plaid, Lindsay Rae's growth as an artist has taken her back to the roots of things. Storytelling.
Lindsay Rae Alward is a Canadian singer-songwriter-musician from Port Colborne found in the Niagara Region of Ontario Canada. She is a normal 18 year old university student except for the fact that since 3, she's been turning heads while belting out powerhouse tunes like, Aretha Franklins "Respect."
A passion for performing developed from her ability of public speaking and love of entertaining. Lindsay Rae is a supporter of Tunes-For-Tots and invited to perform for the cause by Jason Shockey as soon as a Canadian Chapter is further developed. Described as passionate and charismatic, Lindsay is now in the process of putting together her first EP releasing 2013. Some influences include, Shania Twain, Miranda Lambert, Missy Higgins, One Republic, City & Color, Mumford & Sons, Aretha Franklin and Rihanna. Lindsay Rae is a country artist that has incoorporated a unique rythme and blues twist, with her soulful voice.
The musical talents Lindsay Rae possess, continue to entertain into the hundred thousands of people worldwide via her YouTube channel and other social media sites, where she records amazing cover versions of hit songs, and more. Lindsay's first song was copyright at 11 years old, when her vocal coach hailed her as 'freak of nature' who was able paint pictures with her music about experiences well beyond her years. As a student of the Ontario Music Conservatory, Lindsay Rae quickly gained recognition for her natural talents and was encouraged right away to compete in a variety of local and international competitions. Small scholarships and over 50 1st and 2nd placing trophies later, she is still at it writing and performing with her guitar 'oprah' and sharing music with her family, friends and fans. Aside of music, Lindsay Rae enjoys animals, particularily horse back riding.
* Mcdonalds + the beach + the drive in + chinese food + country music = <3
* Lindsay Rae is obsessed with quotes.
* Her acoustic guitar is her baby.
* Strongly believes in karma.
* Recent success includes a Top 10 Spot on the Yobi.tv Webseries, "Take The Stage." (April 2013) Online voting by fans, chose her to be 1 of 10 who will be flown Detroit MI and mentored by Mega Music Manager Johnny Wright. (Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Jonas Brothers) Top 10 artists will compete once again, and one will recieve a $50,000 music management contract by Wright Entertainment Group. (Date tba)
* Lindsay Rae also was blessed in capturing a Guaranteed spot on an EMI/Virgin/Capitol Records Compilation via the R U The Next Superstar Competition,(2012). In December 2011, she was selected by A&R as a Top 10 Cycle 3 winner and Top 30 overall contestant, standing out from thousands of other entries.
* 2012 also brought her a nomination for 'Best Female Teen Artist' at Christopher Ewing's(President/Founder of Metro Media Group, Inc.,)Indie Music Channel that granted her Red Carpet VIP access to perform at Gower Studios as well as taking part in the The Awards Show at 'The House of Blues', Hollywood California.
* In late 2012 Lindsay was proud to be chosen by the Grand Jury as a Young Songwriter Nominee for a T.I.M.A.(Toronto Indie Music Awards) Grand Jury members included Bif Naked, Jully Black and Barbara Sedun (EMI) to name a few. A recent agreement with Fullscreen, has also been in the works for months. Lindsay Rae is hyped to once again be able to post Top 40 covers she loves as well as originals to share with her friends and fans!