On October 15 the Recording Academy is recognizing the people Behind The Record and giving credit where credit is due! Join me in celebrating the many talents behind my record I Will Stand. It was a true gift to work with such an amazing team of creators! Hill Kourkoutis Phil Demetro Mastering, Christine Parker Music, Selby Copeland, James Linderman, Ingrid MacDonald, David Keeble, and Aphrose! #wearemusic

I was thrilled to be asked to return as host of the 2021 OMA Awards at the Biltmore Theatre in Oshawa, and was honoured to win the 2021 OMA for Songwriter of the Year award. If you missed the big show, you can catch the replay here on YouTube.

Planks and Marietta, was also nominated for Durham Song of the Year, and can be found on my new EP I Will Stand, out now!

Excited to announce that I will be the Host for the 2021 OMA Nominee Announcement, proudly presented by the Durham Region Economic Development and Tourism (@durhamtourism@investdurham).

The 2021 OMA Nominee Announcement event will be a virtual broadcast available to watch on the OMAs’ YouTube channel on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 11 am EST. Viewers can head over to the official Facebook event page for full updates, links, and exclusive sneak peaks before the announcement.

photo credit: Tracy Walker @tracywalkerphoto

So grateful for all of the support the kind folks at Eat North have shown to all of the new music so far! Check out the write up and save the playlist on Spotify to enjoy homegrown talent in the comfort of your home!

“Produced by Hill Kourkoutis, the ballad commands your attention from the get-go and leaves you hypnotized by Joy’s vocals paired with a cinematic and dramatic sound.” – Eat North