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About Desirée Dawson

Desirée Dawson is the Vancouver based singer-songwriter who won the CBC's Searchlight Competition in 2016.  Desirée is well known for her soulful folk sound but she is a versatile artists who can go from captivating a crowd with a stripped down ukulele set to getting folks up and dancing with a full band or electronic dance track. Desirée has been collaborating with producers all over the world and has chart topping singles in the current dance music scene with more to come out this year. Her most recent release 'Just Fine' had both of those elements within it. 'Just Fine' spent months on the CBC top 20 chart and made appearances on popular Spotify playlists.  Desirée's music has made it on to CBC Music's top 100 songs of 2016 and 2018 and she hopes to continue this trend into 2019..  


Some of Desirée's career highlights have been:

-Winning CBC Searchlight

- Invitation to the goodvibes music group songwriting camp with the iconic Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds

-Acceptance into the TD Creative Entrepreneur Incubator Program

 -Performing at the CBC music festival

- Interviews and performances at CBC's Q

-Performing a the Vogue Theatre supporting the Boom Booms


Desirée is currently working on a new project soon to be released in 2019. 

Desirée makes a point of having every song be honest and emotionally charged. She is passionate about healing as a collective, using the power of music to encourage listeners to have compassion for themselves and for the world around them. Through this, her music has managed to travel the world over.

"Her positive energy in combination with the strum of her ukulele and beautiful voice will leave you inspired."

                                                             - Kiah Welsh (CBC