All Folk'd Up Proudly Presents AMANDA HAGEL
Amanda Hagel has been hard at work since the release of her debut album “Rush” in the fall of 2014 developing her brand, building her music catalogue and gaining industry recognition as an indie artist on the rise across Canada and beyond.
Since her musical debut in 2014 Amanda has:
Released 9 singles to country radio (all written by Amanda).
Amanda's most successful radio single releases cracking the top 100 at Canadian Country Radio include Backseat Everything, What Brand of Country are You and Her Own Drum.
Released 20 Official Music Videos.
Was the CBC Searchlight "Hunt for Canada's Best New Artist" top 23 national finalist in 2015.
Was an Emerging Artist of the Year nominee at the 2017 Sask Country Music Awards.
Won her first Sask Country Music Award for Country Gospel Album of the Year in 2017.
Was a Female Artist of the Year nominee and award show performer at the 2018, 2020 and 2021 Saskatchewan Country Music Awards.
Was a SMA (Saskatchewan Music Award) 2021 Country Artist of the Year Nominee.
Finished as a category finalist in the 2018 USA International Songwriting Competition for her song "Listen With Your Heart"
Received the award for Honorable mention in the 2022 International Songwriters Day contest for her song Be the Light
Has promoted herself with three social media campaigns to date titled "Cover Song Summer Series Release" featuring remixed versions of some of her favorite cover songs which have gained a collective viewing total of well over 350 thousand views and climbing on her Facebook page.
Her social media campaign for her 2020 single release Angel Lullaby reached over 160 thousand views on Facebook in its first four weeks of circulation.
Released 4 full length albums to date - Rush, Listen with your Heart, Collection of Covers Vol.1 and her latest album release Be the Light on May 17th, 2021.
Released her first Full Length Documentary on the Making of her 2021 Album Be the Light featuring studio clips, musician interviews and an up close and personal interview of Amanda's inspiration behind the album and its songs.
Has created, promoted and performed in 3 highly successful concert series' over the last few years that ran in Saskatchewan and Southern Alberta titled Listen with your Heart, Collection of Covers and Songs for the Soul. The series' featured various special guests including SCMA award winning artists Jay & Jo, Kristan Couture and Catherine Lewans.
There's no doubt that despite Amanda's personal interest and established career in the Health and Wellness field as a Personal Fitness Trainer, her true passion and soul calling has always been centered around music. After picking up the guitar at the age of 9, Amanda developed her musical craft of songwriting and performing over many years of experience and opportunity.
Through entering countless singing and songwriting competitions, playing and singing as part of church music ministries for many years and playing regularly in two cover bands she co-founded over 15 years ago, there was never a doubt that Amanda`s musical path would lead her to the place she finds herself in today. An Inspirational/Country music artist on a mission to create meaningful music and share her talents and passion of music with the world!