Born in Calgary and raised in Thunder Bay, Lauren’s entry into country music was encouraged by her “Pure Country” belt buckle-wearing country artist grandfather to sing and she hasn’t stopped. The songwriting bug also took hold with Lauren working through life in her lyrics. She has followed through on the promise to herself and family to obtain a University Degree (B.A.- Music) and pursue her career in country music.
“RULES NEED REBELS”, is the new uplifting single from Lauren Mayell that connects to listeners sense of their own individuality. This is Lauren’s 6th release to Canadian Radio. It was produced by Jeff Johnson (Wes Mack, George Canyon, Meghan Patrick) and mixed by 2018 CCMA award winner Jeff Dalziel (Washboard Union, Dan Davidson).
To date Lauren has over 4000 spins at radio including 1500 spins at BDS/Nielson monitored stations.
Lauren’s 2018 has been a busy year, having completed a tour of BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan in May 2018 followed by a busy summer festival season along with continued songwriting in Nashville and Canada for the remainder of 2018. Lauren completed over 20 shows over the summer, travelling more than 20,000 kms. More tour dates for Eastern Canada will be announced soon. Details are available at laurenmayell.com.
Lauren is currently nominated for several 2018 ACMA Awards.
Nominations for 2017 ACMA Female Artist of The Year and Album of the Year
Winning Country 105’s Rising Star in Calgary
Opening for many award winning Canadian and American artists:
Brett Kissel, Gord Bamford, The Washboard Union, Emerson Drive, Meghan Patrick, Kane Brown (Western Canada tour)
Sharing the Country Thunder Music Festival main stage with The Road Hammers, Terri Clark, Randy Houser and Thomas Rhett.
Lauren released her New Single “SAY IT” to radio on May 07, from her upcoming album. “SAY IT” is a mid-tempo, fun summer song. This release was also be accompanied by a feature music video. “SAY IT” is Lauren’s 5th release to Canadian Radio.
Lauren hasn’t been given breaks, but she makes her own – she picked the right day to knock it out of the park” (Main Stage – 2017 Country Thunder Music Festival) – Gerry Krochak – General Manager – Country Thunder Alberta.“
When Lauren steps onto a stage you immediately sense her passion for music. She’s a crowd favorite and a real talent that is going places! If Lauren Mayell is ever doing a show where you are, get tickets you’re in for a great show!” – Roger Rhodes, Country105fm Drive Show Host – Calgary“
Lauren is a new Canadian artist! Amazing live performer! Great writer as well! – Gilles Godard, Vice President Corporate Affairs and Development – ole