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Calgary-Based Megan Dawson Drops New Single 'Kissed Me Like That'
Megan Dawson is a country-pop artist and songwriter from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In July of 2021, she was nominated for the YYC Music Awards “Solo Artist of the Year.” Dawson has previously been selected to participate in multiple artist development programs such as Canada’s Music Incubator’s Artist Entrepreneur West professional development program at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (2019), RBC Launchpad Entrepreneur program (2021) and the Canadian Songwriting Challenge hosted by Alberta Music (2020).
Moving forward with her music, Dawson continues to collaborate with many different artists, writing and creating music of all styles. With over 640,000 collective streams on Spotify, making the Yangaroo DMDS “Most Active Indie” list on its first week at radio with “Influence” and being featured on multiple editorial playlists on Spotify (Live Country, New Music Friday Canada, Radar Canada, Fresh Finds Country), “Influence” has made for an exciting start to 2022.
Megan Dawson’s newest release, “Kissed Me Like That” (Produced by Dan Swinimer and Written by Madeline Merlo, Emma-Lee and Lindsay Rimes) brings an exciting new sound for the pop-country artist. The song brings hooky lyrics and an energetic melody embodying the feelings of happiness when falling in love. Mixed with the combination of Megan’s bright vocals, this song brings an exciting sound to the pop-country space.
"As we head into spring and summer, I wanted a song that represented and embodied that feeling of something so beautiful that you can't explain it but it makes you feel so good and optimistic," said Megan.