Desirée Dawson


Desirée Dawson is well known as the love spreading human who won the CBC Searchlight Competition (in May 2016. Desirée currently resides in Vancouver British Columbia, the unceded, ancestral, and occupied, traditional lands of the Coast Salish peoples. Desirée’s single “Hide” helped her win the title of CBC searchlight winner and is her first single on iTunes, Spotify, to play on CBC radio and to garner 1mm streams on Spotify. Her second released single, and title track to her album, Wild Heart, spent many weeks on the CBC top 20 and was remixed by over 2000 producers from all corners of the globe. Her latest single, “Where Do We Go,” is her 3rd song to be broadcasted across Canada on CBC radio. Desirée’s debut album, Wild Heart, came out February 2017. Wild Heart has been added to many prominent playlist on Spotify, Apple Music, Stingray music, and many more stations.

Desirée has graced the stages of many renowned venues such as the Vogue theatre and the Commodore Ballroom, and the York Theatre , Surrey Civic Theatre, The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto, CBC Music festival .Desirée is currently working on a new album set to be released Fall 2018. Desirée makes a point of having every song be honest and emotionally charged. She is very passionate about healing as a collective, using the power of melodies, lyrics and instrumentation to impact listeners. Through this, her music has managed to travel the world over.

Desirée has been featured on Billboard Dance, Trap Nation, Selected., Suicide Sheep and Vice Music, for her collaboration with many producers around the world.

Desirée is a certified yoga teacher. Her desire for growing and healing as a community has led to her to create a class she calls Shapes and Sounds. This class is a combination of stretching, relaxation and sound healing. She shares her voice, words and many different instruments in order to assist attendees into a peaceful place of relaxation and restoration. She will be sharing this all levels class at Queen Street Yoga on July 20th to celebrate the release of her new single, “Just Fine.”





Vents Magazine chats with Desirée Dawson about her new single, “Just Fine,” and more!


“Just Fine” by Desirée Dawson was Song of the Day over at New Lease Music this past Monday August 6th!


Check out Canadian Beats’ in-depth chat with Desirée Dawson about her new single, “Just Fine,” and more!


Bitter Sweet Symphonies think that Desirée Dawson is the next artist you should be listening to!


CBC Music thinks you need to hear the Desirée Dawson’s new song, “Just Fine,” this week!


VIDEO PREMIERE: SoulBounce have your first peep of Desirée Dawson’s “Just Fine” visuals!