Megan Dawson is a pop-country singer/songwriter from Calgary, Alberta.
Megan Dawson is a country/pop artist and songwriter from Calgary, AB. In July of 2021, she was nominated for the YYC Music Awards “Solo Artist of the Year.” Dawson has previously been selected to participate in multiple artist development programs such as Canada's Music Incubator’s Artist Entrepreneur West professional development program at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (2019), RBC Launchpad Entrepreneur program (2021) and the Canadian Songwriting Challenge hosted by Alberta Music (2020). Moving forward with her music, Dawson continues to collaborate with many different artists, writing and creating music of all styles.
Megan Dawson’s release “Influence” brings an exciting new sound for the pop-country artist. The song was written by Madeline Merlo, Dave Thomson and Emma-Lee and produced by Dan Swinimer. With over one million streams on Spotify, being top 40 on Sirius XM radio, making the Yangaroo DMDS “Most Active Indie” list on it’s first week at radio, being in the top 100 of the most played songs at Canadian country radio for 5 weeks in a row and being featured on multiple editorial playlists on Spotify (Live Country, New Music Friday Canada, Radar Canada, Fresh Finds Country), “Influence” has made for an exciting start to 2022.
Megan Dawson’s newest release, “Kissed Me Like That” (Produced by Dan Swinimer and Written by Madeline Merlo, Emma-Lee and Lindsay Rimes) brings an exciting new sound for the pop-country artist. The song brings hooky lyrics and an energetic melody embodying the feelings of happiness when falling in love. Mixed with the combination of Megan’s bright vocals, this song brings an exciting sound to the pop-country space.
Art type: Live Music
Music type: Original Music
What this Artist plays most of the time
Home base: Calgary, AB
Appeals most (but not limited) to: All Ages
Top Venues Performed/Exhibited *
Studio Bell: Country Music Hall of Fame (Official CCMA Media Announcement)
First Nations Stampede Parade Performer
Rise Up YYC Performer Stonegate Pub (Duo Acoustic)