Adrienne Leopold is a new country artist who writes music with as much passion as she performs it. Each of her songs drives straight to the heart with her powerful, personal, instrospective lyrics, and magical melodies. It's fresh, new accessible music that speaks to us all.
2010-12-30

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2009-09-15
My song "Brandy" was a Finalist and my songs "Rest in Peace", "Real Good Night", and "Tomorow Another Day" were Semi-Finalists in the Folk/Country category of the 2009 UK Songwriting Contest.
Posted by Adrienne

2009-09-05
I've just added a new songwriter demo to my website. Check out "Dressed To Kill" on my music player on my music page. I co-wrote it with Andrew Scott Wills.

Posted by Adrienne

2009-07-19
I had several songs receive Honorable Mentions in the 16th Annual Billboard World Song Contest. My song "We Sing" placed among the Top 500 entries and my songs "Brandy", "Rest in Peace" and "Tomorrow Another Day" placed among the Top 1500 entries.
Posted by Adrienne

2009-07-07
My song "Rest in Peace" was a first place winner in the Country category of May's round of the Song of the Year contest. At the end of 2009, my song will compete against all category winners for the grand prize of song of the year.
Posted by Adrienne

2009-04-12
My song "Don't Mind Me" is officially available for purchase through a variety of download retailers! It appears on the "Walk the Line" compilation CD distributed by Urban Angel, an indie label and publisher out of the UK and Ireland. You can find "Don't Mind Me" for purchase by searching for "Adrienne Leopold" at iTunes, Urban Angel Publishing, Napster, Musicload.de, MusicaOnline, Exlibris.ch, and Meteli.net.
Posted by Adrienne

2009-03-06
My song "What You're Doing to Me" placed as a semi-finalist in the 2008 International Songwriting Competition (ISC). The ISC received over 15,500 entries from almost 100 countries worldwide from both amateur and professional songwriters.
Posted by Adrienne

2009-02-07
I've just added a new songwriter demo to my website. Check out "Real Good Night" on my music player on my music page.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-12-29
I placed as a Suggested Artist for the month of November by the Song of the Year staff. Suggested artists are songwriters who the Song of the Year staff found impressive an recommend for listening.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-11-16
My song "Brandy" was a Runner Up in the Country category of September's round of the Song of the Year contest. The Runner Ups are some of the highest ranked songs by the judges.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-11-02
My song "Brandy" was a Runner Up, placing second in the Music City Song Contest presented by Red Ridge Entertainment. Brandy will have the opportunity to be performed live in Nashville! My song "Rest in Peace" placed in the top 25 of the same competition.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-10-18
I've recently added 3 new songwriter demos to my website. Although it's not me singing, you can listen to "Rest in Peace", "Brandy" and "Tomorrow Another Day" on my music player on my music page.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-10-07
My song "Don't Mind Me" will appear on the Walk the Line compilation CD released by Urban Angel, a record label in the UK and Ireland. I'll post more details when available and watch for the CD in January 2009.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-09-27
My song "We Sing" was a top 5 Finalist in the country category for July's round of the Song of the Year contest.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-09-03
My songs "Waiting" (co-written with Graham Verdon), "Boy and His Dog", "Cheating You", "Country Song", "What You're Doing To Me" and "Sixteen" were semi-finalists in the 2008 UK Songwriting Contest.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-08-29
My songs "We Sing" and "Boy and His Dog" are Finalists and my song "Sixteen" is a Semi-Finalist in the 100% Songwriting Competition. The winners will be announced in October.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-07-30
My song "Boy and His Dog" was a Runner Up in the Country category of May's round of the Song of the Year contest. The Runner Ups are some of the highest ranked songs by the judges.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-06-15
I had several songs receive Honorable Mentions in the 15th Annual Billboard World Songwriting Contest. My songs "Cheating You", "Don't Mind Me" and "Country Song" placed among the Top 500 entries and my songs "Law on Loneliness", "Love I Can't Live Without" and "What You're Doing To Me" placed among the Top 1500 entries.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-05-16
I've recently added 2 new songwriter demos to my website. Although it's not me singing, you can listen to "We Sing" and "Boy and His Dog" on my music player on my music page.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-04-10
My song "Waiting". co-written with Graham Verdon received an Honourable Mention in the 2007 International Songwriting Competition (ISC). Renowned for its prestigious celebrity judges, ISC received over 15,000 songs from amateur and professional songwriters from 100 countries worldwide. Given this, we are proud to have finished as one of only two Canadians in the top 15 of the Country category. Also, thanks to dedicated voting from fans for the People's Voice Award, we placed 14th out of 270 finalists for all categories combined.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-03-20
My song "Country Song" was a Top 5 Finalist for January 2008 in the Country category of the Song of the Year songwriting contest.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-02-24
I was recently selected to attend the Power SongShop Co-Writing Camp sponsored by the Songwriters Association of Canada. The 2-day workshop led by two talented Canadian songwriters - Stan Meissner and John Capek - offered songwriters from across Canada a great opportunity to experience co-writing and learn more about the art of songwriting.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-02-23
I entered my songs "Sixteen" and "What You're Doing To Me" into the Durango Songwriting Contest and finished in the top 20 in the Country category.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-02-04
My song "Waiting", co-written with Graham Verdon, is a Finalist in the 2007 International Songwriting Competition. There were 15,000 entries from both amateur and professional songwriters from all over the world. As a Finalist, I am up for the People's Voice Award, for which the public gets to vote.

Please support me by voting for my song. Below is the info you'll need to know for voting:
  • To place your vote for my song "Waiting" click here -->> VOTE FOR ADRIENNE
  • Follow the instructions on how to vote. You will be asked for your birthday and email each time you vote (to ensure that you only vote once per day)
  • On the list of songs, find "Waiting". Click the check box next to it and then press the "Cast Your Vote" button at the bottom of the page.
Voting is open from February 5th to February 29th, 11:59 PM EST. You can vote once per day, so please visit EVERY DAY to place your vote for my song.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-02-03
My song "Sixteen" received an Honorable Mention in the 2007 International Narrative Song Competition, which commented that the quality of my storytelling is to be commended along with many of the world's best.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-01-30
My song "Love I Can't Live Without" was selected as one of thirty Runner-ups in Round 6 of The Singer/Songwriter Awards at We Are Listening. This song and all new demos can be heard on my music page.
Posted by Adrienne

2008-01-28
My song, "Waiting" (co-written with Graham Verdon) is a semi-finalist in the Country category of the 2007 International Songwriting Competition.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-12-02
Three of my songs received Honourable Mentions in Round 5 of The Singer/Songwriter Awards at We Are Listening. "Waiting" (co-written with Graham Verdon), "Cheating You" and "What You're Doing To Me" were all recognized. You can listen to demos of these songs on my myspace page.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-10-09
I placed as a Suggested Artist for the month of August by the Song of the Year staff. Suggested artists are songwriters that the Song of the Year staff found impressive and recommend for listening.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-10-07
I've recently added some new songwriter demos to my myspace page. Although it's not me singing, you can hear some new songs that I've written. Check them out here.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-08-22
My song Don't Mind Me was a Finalist in the Country/Folk category of the 2007 UK Songwriting Contest. I had several other songs also place as semi-finalists.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-07-11
My song "Law on Loneliness" was a Runner Up in the Country category of May's round of the Song of the Year contest. The Runner Ups are some of the highest ranked songs by the judges.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-06-17
Thanks to all who came out to see me perform in the Startquest 2007 finals at UpTown Country Waterloo. Although I didn't win, I had a great time. You can check out the performance by clicking here (large view) or here (small view).

Please keep up the voting for me every day for Country 95.3 Canada Day Jam Idol. There's only 5 days left till the last finalist is announced.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-06-09
I'm a finalist in the KICX106 Starquest competition. On June 16th, I will be performing 2 of my songs, competing against 7 other finalists for the grand prize of a set at next year's Uptown Country Waterloo festival. If you want to come see the competition, the show starts at 2pm on June 16th and directions can be found here.

Please also continue voting for me every day for Country 95.3 Canada Day Jam Idol. Instructions on how to vote are in the post below.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-06-04

I'm a semi-finalist in the New Country 95.3 Canada Day Jam Idol contest. And I need your help to win the whole thing!!

Starting today till June 22nd, please vote for me every day. This is how you vote:

The top 5 semi-finalists with the most online votes move on to finals. The winner gets to open the Canada Day Jam festival at Sunnyside Beach Park on July 1st in front of 100,000 people!
Posted by Adrienne

2007-05-13
My song "Don't Mind Me" placed in the Honorable Mention category of the 14th Billboard World Songwriting Contest. It placed among the Top 1500 entries in both the Country and Americana/Folk categories.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-03-27
Thanks to my favourite morning show hosts, Mookie and Lea of the New Country 953, I got to sing a parody I wrote for Mookie about his recent 30K run "Around the Bay" on the air. Listen to a clip of me here.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-02-17
I spent Valentine's Day with Keith Urban, seeing him twice in concert. First at the Canada AM taping and then at a small show at the Mod Club. Check out my myspace blog for more details. And read the Globe and Mail article for which I was interviewed here.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-02-11
My song "Don't Mind Me" was a Top 5 Finalist for December 2006 in the Country category of the Song of the Year songwriting contest.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-02-03
My song "Sixteen" is a Finalist in the Lyrics only category of the 2006 International Songwriting Competition. With 15,000 entries, it's an honour to have my song place in the top 14 of its category and still be in the running for the grand prize. You can hear a rough demo of my song "Sixteen" on my myspace page.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-01-24
I am a semi-finalist in the 2006 International Songwriting Competition. My song "Don't Mind Me" was selected in the Country category. And my song "Sixteen" was selected in the Lyrics only category. There were over 15,000 entries from 88 countries worldwide and the competition is open to both professional and amateur songwriters and musicians.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-01-16
Five of my songs have advanced to the next round of judging for the 2006 International Songwriting Competition (ISC). "Other Side of Heartache", "Don't Mind Me" and "Rose in the Mud" are being considered in both the Country and Americana categories. "Law on Loneliness" is also being considered in the Country category. And click on the link to read the lyrics to my new song "Sixteen" which is being considered in the Lyrics only category.
Posted by Adrienne

2007-01-07
My song "Other Side of Heartache" received another Honorable Mention in the Song of the Year contest, this time in November's round.
Posted by Adrienne

2006-11-13
My song "Other Side of Heartache" received an Honorable Mention in September's round of the Song of the Year contest.
Posted by Adrienne

2006-09-28
I've recently finished recording two new songs. You can listen to "Other Side of Heartache" and "Law on Loneliness" by visiting my music page now.
Posted by Adrienne

2006-09-22
My song "Don't Mind Me" is moving up the charts! For the week of September 22nd, "Don't Mind Me" is #21 on The CountryEDGE! Top 30 chart monitored by RadioWave.
Posted by Adrienne

2006-09-02
My song "Don't Mind Me" is #28 on The CountryEDGE! Top 30 charts monitored by RadioWave for the week of September 1st. Please continue to listen to The CountryEDGE! and request my song "Don't Mind Me" to help it move up the charts. Look at my entry on May 21st for instructions on how to vote.
Posted by Adrienne

2006-07-31
I have finally joined the MySpace community. Check out my page and join my friends list at www.myspace.com/adrienneleopold
Posted by Adrienne

2006-05-27
After only 1 week on The Country EDGE! radio, my song "Don't Mind Me" has made its debut on the Top 100 chart for this week, charting at #57! Please continue to request "Don't Mind Me" and help it move up The Country EDGE! charts.
Posted by Adrienne