There is something truly extraordinary about Juno award nominee, Kellie Loder. It can be found in their poignant and timely lyrics set against magical melodies. It can also be found in the singer/songwriter’s electrifying live shows, inspiring profound emotion in listeners. You’ll cry, you’ll laugh, and you’ll tell your friends about it. CBC q’s Tom Power proclaims “If I were a betting man, I’d bet the house on Kellie Loder being the next big thing out of Newfoundland”.
Loder was awarded the first runner up on the 2022 season of Canada’s Got Talent. Included in their long list of accolades are two 2023 East Coast Music Awards for Songwriter of the Year and Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year. They were named the 2021 Ron Hynes Songwriter of the Year at the Music NL Awards this past December and received a 2021 ECMA win for their groundbreaking music video and song “Molded Like A Monster”.
Their single “Fearless”, received high praise and was chosen as the soundtrack behind CBC’s 2021 Tokyo Olympics coverage as well as the soundtrack behind an IMAX Trailer for Superpower Dogs, narrated by Chris Evans (Captain America/Avengers). Their continued accomplishments and hard work has placed them on the same performance stages as Melissa Etheridge, Steven Page, Serena Ryder, Chantal Kreviazuk, Paul Brady, Joel Plaskett, Alan Doyle, and more.
Anyone who has heard Loder or watched them perform knows one thing is certain: they’re a towering talent about to explode on the world stage.
“They’ve got a powerful voice and a remarkably self-assured stage presence. They’re charming, funny, and relatable in the way only someone with unmistakable star power can be. It’s been a long time since I saw someone work a room so effortlessly. Kellie Loder is a bona fide entertainer.” - theindependent.ca
"Wow is my thought. Kellie you’re like everything. You have such a cool sound, such a cool vibe, such a cool voice. I feel like you got us, we’re in the palm of your hand. The fact that you are so comfortable, and you bring the audience, you bring us in with you, I’m sure everybody in their living room was singing along, and I think that from this moment on your life is never going to be the same. I think you are the now.” - Howie Mandel, Canada’s Got Talent
“And here’s the thing that I loved about you. You walked out and you were a thousand percent yourself, there are hundreds of thousands if not millions of people who will connect with your authenticity, with the energy that you brought, with that feeling. I think who you are is a megastar.” - Kardinal Offishall, Canada’s Got Talent
“I think you are incredible, that you have a phenomenal voice and I am honoured I got to hear you play today. I think you are the future.” - Lilly Singh, Canada’s Got Talent
“Kellie it is your turn to shine.You are absolutely everything that this show is about, coming to the forefront, standing on the stage at Canada’s Got Talent, and shining so brightly, it was impeccable.” - Trish Stratus, Canada’s Got Talent