2016, and already has two 2016 Album of the Year Nominations and 2 Songs of the Year: Stronger & Dream of You! DeDe also won 2 ALBUMS of the YEAR at the 2014 Independent Music & Entertainment Awards: Adult Contemporary ALBUM of the YEAR for Love and Fairy Tales, and Holiday ALBUM of the YEAR for World of Christmas! She also was honored to be named BEST VOCALIST from Singer Universe and 1ST RUNNER UP for BEST SONG from Songwriter Universe in March 2014! Her critically acclaimed album, "WORLD of CHRISTMAS", debuted on the iTunes Top 40 Christmas Release Chart 2013 and was produced by GRAMMY WINNER, Jeff Bova (Celine Dion-1996). About this production, Bova says: "DeDe's 'World of Christmas' will not only touch your heart, but will touch your soul". World of Christmas received "5 Stars-I loved it!" from The Celebrity Cafe.com, and rave reviews from Phoenix at the LA Music Examiner in Nov. 2013. DeDe (also known as Deborah Wedekind), released her second album, LOVE & FAIRY TALES in 2013.
This album has 3 major Award-winning songs: The Fairy Tale Song recently was awarded FINALIST in the 2014 International Songwriting Competition, and "The Plans I Have for You" was a 2013 FINALIST in the UK SONGWRITING CONTEST. "Blame It On the Summertime" was a FINALIST in the Love Song Category of the 2014 International Songwriting Competition and was Song of the Month on Broadjam.com for Aug. 2013. 2 of DeDe's songs also finished 2nd Place Overall in the Dec.
2014 Dallas Songwriting Competition: her instrumental Change the World and The Plans I Have for You. Hear & purchase all of DeDe's music on iTUNES, Amazon.com, CD BABY, & www.DeDeWedekind.com. See why DeDe's stunning vocals, beautiful melodies, and world beats have been called: "Adele meets Karen Carpenter" & "Taylor Swift meets Eva Cassidy". You'll see why tens of thousands of fans & radio stations worldwide are playing DeDe's timeless music: it combines many of the best features of several genre like Jazz, pop, inspirational, folk and Americana, and her music appeals to all ages! Compared to Adele or the late great Eva Cassidy, DeDe's music has beautiful melodies, & honest compelling lyrics. She's also known for her amazingly clear vocals.
Her first album, CLEAR SKIES AHEAD, has 14 well-known pop jazz standards, all with DeDe's unique arrangements. Music critic Timothy Yap from Breathecast.com says this about DeDe's music: "(DeDe) Wedekind takes time worn songs we know and love...complex songs from the American songbook...and when it comes to song interpretation, Wedekind is without peer." If you love GREAT CLASSIC light pop standards, you will want to own "CLEAR SKIES AHEAD" DeDe's first album. Also, "LOVE & FAIRY TALES", and "WORLD OF CHRISTMAS" are top sellers and contain some hit originals popular with adults and kids. Her much anticipated 4th Album, "Dream of You", which released in Feb.
2016, has songs written by DeDe along with new writing and production collaborations featuring multiplatinum producers Andrew Fromm (N'Sync's Millennium Album's songwriter) and Kevin DeClue who's worked with Jewel and Hillary Duff among others. DeDe has over 125K fans and her music plays on thousands of terrestrial radio and internet radio stations weekly. From Grammy-Winner Jason Miles: "Deborah takes an iconic song and makes it her own. She's an absolutely superb vocalist, a real talent to be watched!" From Kingwood Observer: "If you get a chance to go see her, please do...she's that good. Her silky smooth voice is more like Astrud Gilberto, Lena Horn...Rosemary Clooney or Peggy Lee." Please visit DeDe Wedekind's Official Website at: www.DeDeWedekind to hear and purchase music, and to join her monthly fan news email list.
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