Oct 26, 2021
Brittany Kennell is a Canadian country singer who packed her bags over 10 years ago to complete her studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston and then spent 8 years in the writing streets of Nashville.
Brittany became the first and only Canadian to be on NBC “The voice” when country superstar Blake Shelton encouraged her to perform Sheryl Crow’s song called “Strong Enough”. She made it to the knockout round singing Shania Twain’s “You’re Still the One” with Miley Cyrus as her mentor.
While in Nashville, Brittany has written and played with some of music city’s finest: Maren Morris, Carly Pearce, Jillian Jacqueline, The Reklaw’s and many others. Currently living in Montreal, Brittany has sung for the Montreal Canadiens, Grand Prix F1 and the Montreal Impacts. She has recently launched a new Album called “I Ain't a Saint”.
In this episode, Brittany starts by sharing how country music came into her life what doors her career in singing opened. Every successful country artist has experienced failure. Brittany talks about her biggest failure and what she learned from the experience.
Brittany discusses what is the greatest challenge most country artists are facing today. She speaks about which country artists she admires most. Brittany shares what she believes separates a good country artist from a great country artist.
Brittany has recently launched a new album “I Ain't a Saint''. She speaks about what was her “why” for creating this album. Next, Brittany shares one important life lessons that she's learned from her time as a country artist. Lastly, Brittany provides his definition of greatness and what it means to him.
Host: Ben Mumme