Country \ Pop \ Gospel
Robyn Slade is a 16 year-old singing sensation from Gander, NL who is working hard at her big dream. In December 2016, Robyn’s first release, “I Know Who She Is”, written by Rob Hickman, went viral on social media, and at its peak, was trending at #36 in the world on YouTube! The heartwarming song reflects the endless love of a man visiting his wife with dementia at a nursing home. The song currently has over 200,000 views between Facebook and YouTube!
In September 2017, Robyn released her second release “Saviour”, a bluesy, country-rock gospel song written by her vocal coach, Shawn Wiseman, who along with recording the song, also choreographed and edited the video. Much like her first release, “Saviour”, has also been doing extremely well on social media. The video has received over 109,000 views, on the Perth Australian Facebook page YouFind Music Share Your Sound and It has also received over 17,000 views on YouTube since its release .
VOCM Radio has played “Saviour”, and has interviewed Robyn and featured her on their morning show. Her Facebook music page, which has over 3400 followers, has been flooded with beautiful messages from fans who love her voice and musical style! All of this social media buzz has led to Robyn being featured in the Gander Beacon newspaper and the Newfoundland Herald magazine! It has also lead to Robyn receiving a showcase spotlight on NTV News with both releases.
Now , September 2018 , Robyn delivers her third release “Hey”
A powerful duet written by her good friend Rob Hickman! Ft. Clint Curtis “Hey” tells the emotional story of a young 18 year old girl estranged from her Father who never knew he had a child, meeting each other for the first time.
The song has taken off on Facebook and has reached over 40,000 views in a week.Many Adoptee, Fathers Rights and Shared Parenting organizations have shared the song throughout Canada and the United States .
Robyn has been receiving numerous messages from people sharing their personal stories of how the song relates to them. Some have shared that their reunion has unfolded exactly like “Hey”
The organization , Americans for Equal Shared Parenting reached out to Robyn for a live Facebook interview Thursday Sept 5th. “Hey” has given hope to those who feel like giving up their search encouraging them to continue their journey.
650VOCM and Sunday Drive your Vocm with Darell Power have also reached out to Robyn for interviews .
Robyn Slade’s main passion in life is performing. She loves the fulfillment that singing gives her and delights at the wonderful response she consistently receives from live audiences and social media audiences alike! While maintaining academic excellence in school, and working a part-time job, Robyn has been nurturing this passion to sing by performing engagements with her vocal coach, Shawn Wiseman. Along with being a music teacher, Shawn has also been a well-known performer and singer/song-writer on the Newfoundland & Labrador music scene for over 30 years. Robyn attributes much of her musical style and singing technique to the coaching Shawn has given her over the past seven years. Robyn loves performing with Shawn and is happy to sing at any event that will hire her. Her ultimate big dream, however, is to make that breakthrough and one day perform on the big stage!