Karli June is rapidly emerging as a shining star in the Canadian country music scene, garnering acclaim and accolades that firmly establish her as an artist to watch. With a songwriting style that seamlessly blends pop influences with optimism and depth, Karli has carved out a distinctive place for herself in the industry.
In 2023, she clinched three prestigious CMAOntario Nominations, earning recognition in the categories of "Rising Star," "Album of the Year," and "Songwriter of the Year." Adding to her impressive list of achievements, her latest single, "Feel Like Home," featuring Ryan Langdon, not only climbed into the Top 30 on the Country Billboard chart in Canada but also secured a spot in the Top 20 in Australia, showcasing her global appeal.
Rogers Media recently dubbed Karli the "One To Watch," recognizing her meteoric rise. She has also achieved the rare trifecta of being iHeart Radio's Future Star and Stingray's Trending Track all on "Feel Like Home", solidifying her impact across all major markets in Canada.
Behind the scenes of her debut EP "Where You Come From" is the acclaimed Canadian powerhouse, Karen Kosowski, known for her work with GRAMMY-nominated artists like Mickey Guyton. The EP, featuring six standout tracks, including "Makes You Pretty" was named Karli as Acadia Broadcasting's Breakout Artist in 2022. The EP reflects Karli's dynamic sound and her ability to seamlessly blend modern country with a touch of rock and roll.
Karli comes alive on stage, recently opening for country sensation Gord Bamford. Her magnetic stage presence and deep connection with the audience make her not just a singer but an immersive experience.
Rooted in her small-town upbringing on a dairy farm in Listowel, Ontario, Karli draws inspiration from her humble beginnings. This small-town background has not only shaped her music but also instilled in her a resilience that shines through in her songs. Growing up surrounded by the rhythm of farm life, Karli has crafted a unique sound that resonates with authenticity.
Influenced by the likes of Carrie Underwood, Gabby Barrett, and Carly Pearce, Karli's music exudes strength and energy. Her goal is to empower and invigorate her listeners, a sentiment that resonates through every note and lyric.
As she gears up for performances in 2024, Karli June stands out as one of Canada's key artists to watch. Her chart-topping success, combined with her dynamic stage presence and recognition across major media platforms, cements her status as an artist ready to leave an indelible mark on the global stage. With a sound that seamlessly blends contemporary country and rock and roll, Karli June is not just an artist; she's a force to be reckoned with, reflecting the heart and resilience of her small-town roots on the international stage.