Toronto opera pop singer Aria Tesolin has been nominated for three 2014 New Music Awards, taking place this fall in Hollywood, California. Her radio hit single The Key reached #5 in the US Hot 100 Singles Chart on New Music Weekly in September 2013
Tesolin, known for her distinctive style of classically infused original pop music, has been nominated for Top 40 Best New Artist of the Year for the 2014 New Music Awards. These awards recognize true music industry talent among both independent and major label artists. Other nominees include Lorde, Avicii, Austin Mahone, and Alina Artts. The 2013 winner was Carly Rae Jepsen for her hit song Call Me Maybe. Tesolin was also nominated for Top 40 Breakthrough Artist of the Year and AC Breakthrough Artist of the Year.
Tesolin’s radio hit The Key has attracted wide mainstream audience appeal. A category nomination in Top 40 is a rare event for any pop classical singer. Lyrics and music for The Key were solely composed by Tesolin. The Key is the lead single from Tesolin’s album Ascension released in April 2013, produced by Douglas Romanow.
In September 2013, The Key soared to #5 on the Hot 100 Singles Chart published by New Music Weekly alongside Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry. The Key also reached #9 on Top 40 and #8 on AC, making Aria Tesolin the new #1 Indie artist in Top 40 and #2 in AC, a position formerly held by Fun in Top 40, and Mumford & Sons in AC.
The music video for The Key launches today on VEVO. http://www.vevo.com/artist/aria-tesolin
Tesolin is a recipient of the FACTOR music grant, receiving financial support from the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters.
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