#FIRSTLOOK: TOP THREE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR SIRIUSXM TOP OF THE COUNTRY
The fourth annual SiriusXM Top of the Country competition is set to take to Calgary as part of the CCMA’S COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK 2022, airing live on SiriusXM! A huge headliner also is set to be announced. The top three finalists have been selected based on public vote!
Meet your Top Three:
- 2019 SCMA Emerging Artist of the Year, Shantaia hails from a small town, Spiritwood, Saskatchewan. Currently living in Nashville, Shantaia has written with some of the biggest writers and has opened for Kane Brown, Chris Lane, Ryan Hurd, Charlie Major, Emerson Drive and more, and has played festivals all across Canada, and Americanafest. Her newest single, Broke to Brand New has just hit Top 40 on Billboard and Mediabase in Canada, making it her highest-charting single yet.
- With the release of her sophomore EP, WE DID, featuring her viral hit track “What The Truck” (with The Reklaws), the fastest-ever Canadian country song in history to go GOLD, SACHA is just getting started. Named to CMT’s Next Women Of Country 2021 and Sounds Like Nashville 2022 Artists to Watch, SACHA has been featured in major North American press including CMT, Rolling Stone Country and Billboard and has also appeared on multiple A-list editorial playlists.
- Josh Ross is an emerging singer-songwriter based in Nashville. A native of Waterdown, ON, Josh packed up and moved to Nashville right after college. Spending the past 2 years dedicated to developing his writing and voice, Josh independently released ‘Tall Boys’ in August which has amassed over 2.5M streams. On Feb 11th, he released ‘First Taste of Gone’ and it has already cracked the Top 40 at Canadian radio and he’s just getting started.
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