Danielle has performed for many charitable organizations such as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, the YWCA Women of Distinction Gala, Little Warriors, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Youth Emergency Shelter, Make a Wish Foundation, the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the list goes on. In addition, Danielle’s big voice and sparkling stage presence has been featured at a number of high-profile events in Edmonton, some of which include being an anthem singer for the Oilers and Oil Kings at Rexall Place, singing at the Premiere’s Dinner, being the anthem singer for the final race-day at the Edmonton Indy in 2009 and having been a guest performer at the Canadian Finals Rodeo at Rexall on two occasions. Danielle has been a favorite at several festivals and other outdoor events. She was also invited out to the Big Valley Jamboree for her fourth year in a row. Additionally, over the past few years, Danielle has been featured on 97.7 Calgary FM (Calgary radio), CityTV’s Breakfast Television, CBC, CISN 103.9 FM, CTV Edmonton, Global Morning (Edmonton television), and 790 CFCW (Edmonton radio). As one of the group of ‘Pure Artists’ (affiliated with Premiere Entertainment) in Edmonton, over the past 3 years Danielle has helped to put on charity concerts for Edmonton’s Hot Lunch Program and for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, raising thousands of dollars for those organizations.
In 2009, Danielle wrote and recorded a song called ‘Jesse’ that she donated to the Little Warriors non-profit organization, and which was adopted as the theme song for their ‘Stand Up For Our Kids Campaign’. Danielle’s work for not-for-profit organizations resulted in her being awarded the Catholic School Board’s 2010 Superintendant’s Award of Excellence as well as a nomination for the AFP Youth Philanthropy Award. In 2011, Danielle was honored as one of Edmonton's Global Television Women of Vision which celebrates women who use their passion to inspire others and support our community. Danielle's talent and hard work has translated into unparalleled competition success. She is the only singer in Edmonton’s history to win all three major vocal competitions as a junior in the same year: Futures Fest, Country Vocal Spotlight and Northern Star. In November of 2008 Danielle also became the youngest singer in history to be crowned the Grand Winning Act of Northlands’ Country Vocal Spotlight (youth/open division - ages 13 to 99 years). She has also competed in Tennessee’s esteemed North American Country Music Associations, International competition where she received top awards for vocals, performance style and song writing.
Vocally, Danielle has been compared to singers like Martina McBride and Carrie Underwood. Danielle’s first CD - ‘Off Limits’ was released in May of 2011 to a sold-out crowd at the Edmonton Event Centre and was selected by 2012 Edmonton Music Awards as the 'Country Album of the Year'. Concurrently with the CD release, her first single and the title track from the album, debuted on country music radio across Canada garnering a warm reception as did Daddy's Little Girl and Cute Boy which followed. After being the youngest artist in Edmonton to receive a RAWLCO recording grant, Danielle is in the process of recording her second album to be released later this year. Read more on Last.fm.
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