Longevity suits Independent Artist Colleen Rae just fine. She is proud to be releasing her 11th single to Country Radio! 

Award winning Producer Louis Sedmak & Ms Rae consistently deliver solid singles to the airwaves. You learn Love makes the rules in 'GIVE IT UP FOR LOVE'. 

Writers Steve Bogard & George Teren are the brilliant creators behind this meaningful song. Listeners will fall in love with this modern country tune.

Colleen Rae was Awarded EMA 2016 "Artist To Watch" for her Sophomore CD. Accolades include singing at the Calgary Stampede, BVJ, Winspear, and performing on an Alaska Cruise! Colleen Rae next show is at Casino Edmonton Sept. 8, 2017.

 

Colleen Rae
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www.colleen-rae.com
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https://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/ColleenRae

 

 

 

Colleen In the Studio Country 93.3 06.02.2017

http://www.country933.com/2017/06/02/watch-collen-rae-studio/

City TV - Live at RGE RD Restaurant 06.27.2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68GikIUVM7I

Shaw TV - Edmonton Unplugged 05.11.2016

https://youtu.be/L4MBMVhSCNA

Thank You Edmonton Music Awards for recognizing me with the "Artist To Watch" Award!  The Edmonton Music Awards winner for the People's Choice was MILLENIA!!!! Dobrie Groovy!!!! That made this Ukrainian gal proud! Thank you to all of those who Voted. Here is a list of the 2016 EMA Winners. http://www.gigcity.ca/2016/06/29/edmonton-music-awards-celebrate-best-and-brightest/ I am so honoured to receive the 'Artist To Watch' Award !!!

 

Thanks to all of you, today May 9th, 2016, 'Quickest Heart In Town' became this weeks #1 song on CFCW’s Top Canadian Charts! I am in AWE of the support for my music!

Another Save-On-Foods location is hosting a Fundraiser for Fort McMurray. I will be heading to the location of 4005 clover bar road, Sherwood Park to sing at noon on Saturday May 7th, 2016. Thanks to my friend Rob Breum for inviting me to his store's BBQ Fundraiser. I’m happy to see so many efforts around to support those in need. #‎AlbertaStrong.

Thank You Jamie Pruden & Sandy Lewis for organizing a fundraiser for Fort McMurray. Tonight (May 4th) I am heading to the Edmonton Save On Foods 10368 78 Ave with my guitar, arriving around 6:30pm. There will be a hot dog sale.They are accepting donations to the Red Cross of cash, food, clothing, house hold items, etc. #AlbertaStrong!

Great news... The Edmonton Music Awards Nominations are in and I have been nominated for 4 Awards: Female Artist of the Year, Country Recording of the Year, Artist to Watch and People’s Choice (Winner To Be Determind By Online Fan Vote). http://edmontonjournal.com/…/who-are-this-years-nominees-fo…

The People's Choice is the only Edmonton Music Awards category that is decided by public online voting. The voting officially opens up April 25th, 2016 and runs until May 20th, 2016 at 11:59pm! Follow the link below, enter your email address, select me (Colleen Rae) as your favorite, indicate you are "human" from one simple question, and be sure to click on the link in the confirmation email that will be sent to you in order for your vote to be counted. 

https://yeglive.ca/surveys/edmonton-music-awards-2016 

Thank you so much for taking the time to help me with your votes!

Also, for anyone interested in attending the Edmonton Music Awards they will be held Wednesday June 29th at 6pm-11pm at the Edmonton Winspear Centre please send me an email. If you want to attend I can pre-purchase a ticket at a discounted price of $25.00 per ticket. I need to know by this Friday April 29th, 2016 if you are wanting me to pre-purchase a ticket for you.

 

'Quickest Heart In Town' is #62 on BDS and #5 on CFCW's Top Canadian Singles!!!

Thank you for taking the time to vote for my song in the CBC Searchlight Contest. The 10 finalists from each region were announced on Monday April 25th, 2016. I did not make it to round #2 but I do appreciate you voting for me.
 

COLLEEN RAE Releases Quickest Heart In Town' to Radio Feb. 8th, 2016 on DMDS via RDR Music Group.  2016 LOOK AT HER GO - RADIO PRESS.pdf

Colleen Rae took a trip to Nashville to co-write with William Wallace. Wallace & Rae captured a song of one guarded heart in 'Quickest Heart In Town'.
 

COLLEEN RAE is honoured to be on the COVER of the EDMONTON WOMAN MAGAZINE Jan/Feb ISSUE!!!

http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?pbid=4658af69-2a98-4d71-a298-a53f43ed68c6

Thank you to Editor Fisal Asiff, Journalist Shawna Dirksen, Photographer Claudine Lavoie, Janelle Lupaschuk and Sam with hair & makeup!

 

SNEAK PEAK link for some of the songs that are on 'Look At Her Go'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scWsoCK22FE

 

NEW CD IS HERE!!! 'Look At Her Go' Now Available:

Pick up a copy during Colleen's next show, or

Please email directly if you need a CD Mailed to you.

CdBaby Link to Purchase 'Look At Her Go' On-line http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/colleenrae3

 

First Single 'Drunk On Your Kiss' Release from Look At Her Go CD

I am excited to be releasing my first single off of my new CD. 'Drunk On Your Kiss' is a song I wrote with my producer Louis Sedmak and recording artist Duane Steele. It is a catchy song about the woozy feeling you get from someone’s intoxicating kiss. 'Drunk On Your Kiss' will be sent out to radio Monday, July 13, 2015 via DMD from RDR Music and Tracked by Bob with Martineau Consulting. 

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/colleenrae2

 

NEW CD for 2015 - COLLEEN RAE GOES BACK INTO THE STUDIO

I am excited to announce that I am back in the recording studio with Louis Sedmak to record some new music!!! My applications to FACTOR and AFA have been approved towards my next recording. The support from FACTOR & AFA is a humbling and amazing feeling; to have the belief from others for my music. I also keep hearing from YOU, the FANS, and YOUR encouragement is what is the drive behind me being so focused to get back into the studio. Thank you! I will email you on when the official CD will be released, but before that I will be asking for your help in making some decisions like the CD title and CD cover design. 

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

I hope everyone had a safe and happy new year's celebration. As I look back at some of the highlights of 2013 from the stage here's what stands out for me; Seeing my friend Gerald Nick get engaged at our Palace Casino show, raising $18,000.00 with Ailien Holdis M&M Meats for the Nina Haggerty Centre, Flying to Calgary to perform, opening for Suzy Bogguss with my originals, and performing with Cornerstone on the Casino circuit to the most appreciative crowds. Here's to following your heart and your dreams in 2014!

 

M&M MEATS FUNDRAISER

http://www.charitybbqday.ca/home.asp

It is an event for the whole family ... Saturday, May 11th, 2013 come to the M&M Meats in Ellerslie. Stella Stevens from Cfcw will be our emcee! There will be face painting, a bouncy castle, show cars, carnations for all the ladies, door prize s, Specials, & so much more!. Colleen Rae will be singing from 1pm-4pm, acoustically with Chris Tabbert . Visit our M&M location to enjoy a hamburger or hot dog, a drink and a bag of chips for a minimum donation of only $3.00. Money raised goes to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada. M&M Meats location: Southbrook Centre 967 James Mowatt Trail 111 Street & Ellerslie Road. 

 

ARTICLES  (click on the links to view the Articles)

Please take the time to read the wonderful article Anna Borowiecki of the St. Albert Gazette wrote for my upcoming performance at the Apex Casino Aug 17th & 18th, 2012 http://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/20120815/SAG0302/308159994/0/SAG

Brandi MorinStaff Writer for the Stoney Plain/Grove Examiner wrote an outstanding article on Friday, July 27th, 2012 

 

"EDMONTON BASED COUNTRY SWEETHEART TO BE FEATURED AT BLUEBERRY FEST"

http://www.sprucegroveexaminer.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3596708

Listen to Colleen Rae's interview with DAVE WOODS from August 29, 2012  

 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dave-woods/2011/08/29/interview-with-colleen-rae 


"For Rich or for Poor" co-written by Byron Hill
 
 
 

 

Colleen Rae's CD What You Need Is Me
IS AVAILABLE ON ITUNES!!!
 
IS OFFICIALY ON CD BABY. THE PERMANENT WEB ADDRESS IS... 
http://cdbaby.com/cd/colleenrae 


Colleen Rae Interview on CFCW - Feburary 18, 2011

Stella Stevens invites Colleen Rae to the CFCW radio station. Tune in Friday Feb 18th at 2pm http://www.cfcw.com/ 
You can listen on-line to Stella Stevens full radio show is from 1pm - 6pm. AM Dial 790 CFCW.

 

Colleen Rae News

Remembering our soldiers in song - November 1, 2010

Charity single strikes delicate balance as country musicians come together to honour military. Colleen Rae was one of many Canadian country musicians who were involved in the song and video for the charity single Standing Strong and True (For Tomorrow). Click here to view the video.


Rae cuts no corners - Oct 6, 2010

Anna Borowiecki from the St. Albert Gazette wrote this feature on Colleen Rae, here's an excerpt: "With this kind of industry recognition, it might have been easy to get complacent. But Rae, the lead vocalist for Cornerstone since 2002, just worked harder touring the casino circuit two weeks on the road and two weeks off."

You can read the
full article here.

 

It’s all about the fans whenever Colleen Rae takes the stage in Medicine Hat - July 2, 2010

Rae has kept in touch with many of her Medicine Hat fans through Facebook and email and looks forward to seeing them again and meeting new fans between sets. Read more.

 

Colleen Releases "What Was It" To Radio! - Oct 5, 2009

'What Was It' (3:02) Written by- Richard Leigh / Layng Martine, Jr.

Richard Leigh and Layng Martine,Jr. wrote 'The Greatest Man I Never Knew' for Reba. And they've been the hit makers behind the success of Crystal Gayle. Colleen Rae personally called Layng and asked him to send her some songs. Rae related to the lyrics in 'What Was It' and decided to record the tune. "There's a line about going to a fortune teller and I have been known to get my palm read every now and then. I got the honour of meeting Layng during my first trip to Nashville."- Colleen Rae.


ALASKA CRUISE WAS A SUCCESS!

The summer of 2009, Colleen Rae sang on an Alaska cruise aboard the Norwegian Sun! The weather was good and the scenery was beautiful. Rae was thrilled to have such a huge group of fans, friends, and family who took the trip to Alaska with her. "The support was awesome. I hope everyone enjoyed my shows, our private cocktail party, and the autograph signing sessions as much as I did" ~ Colleen Rae. There are photos from the cruise on Colleen's Visual page. Check back for video very soon too.
"Thanks to The Cruise Place (Heather/ Doug/ Ron/ Floyd). A BIG THANK YOU to the entertainment director Brett Mance. And thank you Band Manager Jay, but most of all to the outstanding musicians Andrew, Ruslan, Jacob for making a dream a reality."~ Colleen Rae


COLLEEN RAE ON CTS TV

Mindy Tweedle from CTS TV did an interview with Colleen Rae and her mom for CTS's Mother's Day show. CTS TV is Television You Can Believe In. Tune in: Cable 51 / Telus 3/ Over-The-Air 45/ Bell 651/ Star Choice 355. Click here to watch the interview.


CMT Host Casey Clark Mention's 'COLLEEN RAE'

CMT host Casey Clark featured recording artist Colleen Rae on the Chevy Cross Canada Countdown. Casey mentioned her CD 'What You Need Is Me', the nominations from 2007, and he showed some of the photos from Colleen Rae's profile on MyCMT.ca  For a whole week MyCMT page was featured on the CMT web site. http://www.cmt.ca/


Colleen Rae Announces her ALASKA CRUISE

Colleen Rae is thrilled to announce that she will be performing for one week on an Alaska Cruise. The Norwegian Sun will set sail from Vancouver June 14 -21, 2009. Colleen Rae will be featuring her original songs on piano and guitar on the cruise. For more information click here




Rosalyn Church from Entertainment Watch Interviews Colleen Rae - May 7th, 2008  

Click here to watch the youtube interview

 

Colleen Rae designs NEW MERCHANDISE 

Colleen Rae has expanded her merchandise with "Colleen Rae" T-Shirts and Hats. There are sizes Small to 2XL for the T-shirts, in various colours; black, army green, pink, and brown. The Tan T-Shirts (one's with the face image) are gender friendly, sizes S -2XL. "A big THANK YOU to Karen & Randy at the Stock Room for your beautiful work."~ Colleen Rae
If you would like to place your order please send a message on the contact page.


18th Annual 790 CFCW Listener Appreciation Party - April 12, 2008

BIG IRON DRILLING LTD. to present at the 18th Annual 780 CFCW Listener Appreciation Party. Shane Yellowbird, Danny Hooper and Colleen Rae will perform at the Shaw Conference Centre Saturday April 12, 2008. Doors open at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm. 


Colleen Rae attends CRS in Nashville - March 5 - 7, 2008

CRS 39 (Country Radio Seminar) View the NEW PHOTOS on the Visual page. See who Colleen Rae met at the convention!!!!


'Family' - LATEST RELEASE TO RADIO - 2008

Colleen Rae's latest release from her debut CD 'Family" is warming hearts across Canada. Written by Louis Sedmak, Duane Steele and Jake Mathews. 'Family' is Colleen's first crossover song, it has been added on country and gospel radio stations.


What You Need Is Me NOMINATIONS for 2007

  • Announced Sept 12 2007, Colleen Rae has been nominated for OUTSTANDING COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR for her debut CD What You Need Is Me by the Western Canadian Music Award (WCMA).
  • Colleen Rae and Cornerstone are nominated for a TIMA (Toronto Independent Music Award) for The Best Out-Of-Province category.
  • Colleen Rae was a Top 10 nominee for Independent Female Vocalist - CCMA (Canadian Country Music Association)

 

The Songwriter AWAKES Within ~ Colleen Rae

Colleen Rae pitched her original song "Do I Have Your Eyes" to country music's hottest couple ~ Tim Mcgraw & Faith Hill !!!!
During their Soul2Soul tour in 2007, Colleen Rae handed a copy of her song to the couple.