Darren McGinnis
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Darren McGinnis
Darren McGinnis
Origin Sussex, New Brunswick
Genres Country
Singer
Instruments Vocals
2003-present
Labels AIM Music/Fontana North

Darren McGinnis (born in Sussex, New Brunswick[1]) is a Canadian country music singer. He debuted in 2009 with the single "More Than Me". It was nominated at the 2010 Canadian Radio Music Awards for Country Song of the Year.[2]

McGinnis' debut album, What's Your Story, was released on March 3, 2009, by AIM Music and distributed by Fontana North.[1] It received three and a half stars from Bruce Leperre of the Winnipeg Free Press, who wrote that "McGinnis's strong writing and great vocals combine with Jason Barry's exquisite production to deliver an album that combines contemporary country with a rootsy feel." Leperre said that McGinnis "understands the importance of a good song" and compared him favorably to Keith Urban and Dierks Bentley, writing that his album "stands tall and proud right alongside either of those artists' offerings as well as anyone else making country music today."[3]

McGinnis was one of eight artists selected to perform at the New Artist Showcase at the 2009 Canadian Country Music Association Awards.[4]What's Your Story was nominated for a CCMA Award for Album Design of the Year, and his producer, Jason Barry, was nominated for Record Producer of the Year for his production on the album.[5]

Discography

Studio albums

Title Album details
What's Your Story

Singles

Year Single Album
2009 "More Than Me" What's Your Story
"Still Get to Me"
"I'll Find Me Another"

References

  1. ^ a b "Fontana North Distribution" (PDF). Fontana North. July 14, 2009. p. 14. Retrieved 2013. 
  2. ^ "Nickelback, Karl Wolf lead race for radio airplay awards". CBC. January 13, 2010. Retrieved 2013. 
  3. ^ Leperre, Bruce (July 11, 2009). "Country - Winnipeg Free Press". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 2013. 
  4. ^ "Locals on stage in country music awards". Canada.com. September 11, 2009. Archived from the original on December 16, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  5. ^ "2009 CCMA Awards Nominees Listing". Canadian Country Music Association. July 29, 2009. Archived from the original on November 12, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 

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