November 18th, 2013 (Edmonton, AB)
The Association of Country Music in Alberta (ACMA) is pleased to announce the 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee is R. Harlan Smith.
“I am incredibly honored. I really can’t, at this time, put into words how I feel. I’m so grateful to the Board of Directors of the ACMA. I just don’t have the words to properly express my emotions. This is a dream come true.” -R. Harlan Smith
It was over 46 years ago that the then Bob Smith (later known as R. Harlan Smith) recorded and released his...
November 16th, 2013
Hey Romeo, Tenille, The Orchard, Olivia Wik and Rob Smith are all up for ACMA Awards.
We’re very thankful to all those who voted and support these artists and our label.
Album of the Year
Group or Duo of the Year
Female Artist of the Year
Male Artist of the Year
Industry Person of the Year
Rob Smith – Royalty Records
Song of the Year
The Orchard head out on their first west coast tour on Monday November 4th, 2013. This duo will be playing small venues throughout BC with radio visits in between. Follow The Orchard on Facebook or Twitter to see what they get up to this...
Small town girl is written about a past experience that sometimes comes along with being from a smaller community. Some people stay, some people go. This song is about just that.- The...
ANNOUNCED AT THE WCMA AWARDS ON OCTOBER 6TH, 2013. ROYALTY RECORDS WINS BIG!
“WOW! What an incredible surprise!
We WON Independent Record Label of the Year at BreakOut West!
A big thank you goes out to Alberta Music, Western Canadian Music Alliance and Breakout West for your support.
Thanks so much to our team and everyone at Royalty Records Inc.
Truly this honour really reflects the great and hard working artists we get to work with every day!”
Katie Mission’s new single “Easily Broken”off her self-titled album hits Canadian country radio and iTunes today!
“The title of this song might suggest that it’s about a girl who is weak and dependent on others but it’s actually the total opposite. I wanted to write a song about being confident, independent and strong and I really think thats what we accomplished with Easily Broken!” - Katie...
Murray Pulver, Derek Stremel, Chad Melchert
“I’m very happy and excited along with my label Royalty Records to be releasing Slammin’ Doors. Followers of my music have been asking me to release this song for many years now and it never felt right until now. I wrote this song when I was 24 years old. It was actually the fastest song I’ve ever written. I wrote it in about three hours and oddly enough, aside from recording it four different times in 12 years, nothing...
“Well today is the day. It is my absolute honour to present to you the #DareToBe official THCF Music Video! Watching this moves me to a place of passionate tears. I’m so grateful to share a piece of the message that the foundation gives to these incredible kids, and that these campers take home to go out into the world with. I’m glad I got to spend the full 10 day session at the Camp in Perry Sound while filming; I’m so proud of these kids and blessed to have got to know them and a bit of their stories. They truly...
Play It Forward hits the road again for the last leg of the School Tour.
1st round of dates now available here.
First stop for the Play It Forward Tour is off to the Territories thanks to Canadian North!!!
This is such a cool moment, knowing we are getting to take this message to all of Canada after hoping to reach that goal in the first place, but not being able to due to flight expenses. It isn’t everyday, that you find a company whole believes whole heartedly in something to step up and play it forward without...
SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2013
ROB SHAPIRO NAMED CCMA” KEYBOARD PLAYER OF THE YEAR” FOR THE 5TH YEAR IN A ROW!
Tonight the Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) continued to reveal winners of 2013 Canadian Country Music Association Awards™ at the CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards and All-Star Band Awards event at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.
After the CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards event, seven 2013 CCMA Awards were handed out at the CCMA All Star Band Awards event, honouring an array of talented musicians from...