(December 2, 2013) – For Immediate Release
Victoria Banks Signs New Deal with Fontana North
Victoria Banks Entertainment is proud to announce the signing of an exclusive new deal for singer / songwriter Victoria Banks with Fontana North.
“We are so thrilled to welcome Victoria to our family of artists and labels at Fontana North,” states Tony Tarleton, General Manager of Distribution and Artist Services. “To have the honour to work with one of the very, very best songwriters and performers anywhere is amazing and we look forward to riding shotgun with her along the way as her team on the ground in Canada.”
Fontana North, based in Toronto, is Canada’s premium music distributor. Their roster includes some of the world’s best labels and artists, including Jimmy Rankin, Sharon Jones, Cowboy Junkies and Daniel Lanois.
Says Banks of the new partnership, “I’m very proud to be included on the roster of Fontana artists and excited to be working in cooperation with such a great staff to share new music with the world in 2014!”
Victoria is working on a new project in Nashville with co-producer Park Chisolm. Look for the lead off single to drop early in 2014, followed by a new album release in late spring.
For more information on Fontana North, please visit www.fontananorth.com.
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About Victoria Banks:
Victoria Banks was named 2010 Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year by the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA). Her debut CD When You Can Fly made her the most nominated female artist of 2009 with CCMA nods for Female Artist, Rising Star, Songwriter, Album, Single and Producer of the Year. She has toured with superstars from Reba to Randy Travis, has been labeled “one of the best songwriters in the business” by Music Row Magazine, and her Jessica Simpson singles “Come on Over” and “Remember That” were respectively the highest new artist debut in Billboard history and the #1 most downloaded song on iTunes. She penned the ASCAP and SOCAN award-winning Sara Evans hit “Saints & Angels”, Johnny Reid’s CCMA Song of the Year “Dance With Me,” One More Girl’s BCCMA song of the year “When it Ain’t Rainin’,” and the chart-topping “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” for Doc Walker. Raised in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, Victoria now lives in Nashville where she continues to write for other artists as a staff songwriter at Nashville’s RareSpark Media Group. Her sophomore CD “Never Be the Same” was released in April 2011.