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JUNO Award-Winning Pop Artist JESSIA Releases New Single 'Nobody Hates You'
By Stevie Connor.
Months after sharing the viral first verse with fans on TikTok, JUNO Award-winning pop artist JESSIA, has released her new heartfelt ballad, “Nobody Hates You,”. The earnest, candidly written track reminds listeners the importance of self-love and allowing themselves grace when facing personal struggles.
“Many of us walk through life with a preconceived notion of how people view us. We think that asking for help is annoying, vulnerability is a burden, and relationships are fickle,” says JESSIA. “We feed ourselves these narratives that tear us down and keep us spiraling. We believe them all to be true. I wrote this song to challenge these thoughts and remind people that ‘Nobody Hates You.’”
Produced by elijah woods (JUNO Award-nominated artist and producer), “Nobody Hates You” has been embraced by JESSIA’s social followers ahead of its release, and to date over 10,000 fans have used the hook of the song to create their own videos, adopting the lyrics to reflect what they are going through in their daily lives.
2022 presented numerous firsts for the 2x certified platinum artist, a JUNO Award for “Breakthrough Artist of the Year,” as well as four additional nominations for her single “I’m Not Pretty,” including “Single of the Year,” “Pop Album of the Year,” and the coveted “TikTok JUNO Fan Choice Award.”
JESSIA recently made her festival debuts at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Rifflandia Music Festival, Osheaga, Festival d'été de Québec, and Outside Lands Festival, and had two sold out shows in Toronto with JP Saxe and opened for One Republic on their European tour. She will join One Republic once again on stage in February and March this year for their tour in Southeast Asia. With her most recent single “One Of The Guys” currently positioned at #19 at Canadian Top 40 radio and climbing, JESSIA shows no signs of slowing down in 2023.
With a collective 370 million global streams to date, JUNO Award winning Vancouver pop artist, JESSIA has taken the music industry by storm, capturing the attention of social media fans and notable artists including Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer Ryan Tedder who signed her to Artist Driven Records in partnership with Republic Records.
Her debut single, ‘I’m not Pretty’ exploded on TikTok, racking up millions of views in a single day and catching the attention of singer, songwriter, and producer elijah woods and later, Grammy-Award nominated artist Bebe Rexha, who joined the remix. Certified 2x Platinum in Canada where the single hit #4 at HOT AC, #8 at Top 40, and is certified gold in the U.S., ‘I’m not Pretty’ has achieved 317 million global streams to date.
Most recently the track garnered a 2022 SOCAN Award for Pop Song of Year. The iHeart Radio Future Star, SiriusXM and KiSS Radio One to Watch artist, and Billboard’s “Chartbreaker” for the month of June (2021), spent 13 consecutive weeks at #1 on Billboard Canada’s Emerging Artists chart in 2021 and was the 8th most viewed Canadian artist on TikTok. 2023 will see a direct support slot for One Republic in Asia, the release of “Nobody Hates You,” as well as a lot more music to come for the singer.
Photo Credit: Jack Dytrych