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"Burn It To The Ground" By Sohayla Smith Is Selected For BWH Music Group's 'Keepin' It Country'

Updated: Jul 25, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ( Shelburne, Ontario, Canada )

BWH Music Group Is Proud To Announce That Sohayla Smith's Song “Burn It To The Ground” Has Been Selected for Keepin' It Country, Vol. One, by Various Artists, A Country Compilation Album Comprised Of An Eclectic Mix of 17 Songs By Today's Best Independent Country Artists and Songwriters. About "Burn It To The Ground"

"Burn it to the Ground" was written by Canadian singer-songwriter Sohayla Smith. The done-with-love themed song balances elements of Americana and Alternative Country. Performers for the re-release include: Sohayla Smith, Adrian Smith, Nathan Smith, Nick Ovington, and Tyler Reed.

"Burn it to the Ground" is the perfect song - satisfying in absolutely every way. It sneaks up on you, and then explodes into a personal anthem. I love love love this song, and I can’t get it out of my head. I sing along with my entire soul! We are spinning it in both our country and our folk/roots shows. Thank you, beautiful Sohayla and friends.” - Kat Taylor, “Canadian Roots”, Erin Radio 91.7 FM

About Sohayla Smith

Born in Toronto and residing in Shelburne, Ontario, Sohayla Smith is a rising international award-winning

Canadian singer-songwriter with a diverse musical palate.

Sohayla recently won Best Country Recording,

with "Burn it to the Ground" in the 2018 Clouzine International Music Awards. Her band was nominated for a 2017 TIMA for Best Country. Her single "Bridges" was a Roots Grand Prize Winner, awarded First Place place in the Americana category. "The Breakdown" was the November 2017 Pop Winner on OurStage where she is currently at the top of Best Country Artists charts.

Sohayla and her band are known for their engaging live performances. They were headliners at the Rockwood Music Hall in Manhattan, New York, the 2018 Peak to Shore Music Festival, and the Singhampton Small Hall, Simcoe Street Theatre's 'Music for a Sunday Evening Concert Series'. Sohayla is featured in the MoD (Museum of Dufferin) main exhibit titled True Grit and opened the exhibit with a live trio performance. Sohayla was a featured performer in the Collingwood Arts 7 Culture Awards in 2016. Sohayla and her band have opened for Irish Mythen and Ken Yates.

Sohayla's songs have been on radio rotation at stations throughout the country including: Erin Radio (NY), Salford City Radio (UK), Amazing Radio, KB Radio, and PopCanRebel.

"A delightful find in the Americana arena offering memorable, poetic folk songs that deeply resonate with beautiful and lovely vocals, tight musicianship and an overall inviting sound that is down-to-earth and moving.” - Sylvie Marie, Indie-Spoonful.

Currently, Sohayla is looking forward to festivals, an original Monday 'MusicLab' workshop in

in Collingwood, a Canadian East Coast tour (lined up for the fall) and several upcoming music releases.

Connect with Sohayla Smith

About BWH Music Group

BWH Music Group works with today's finest emerging independent artists to achieve common goals in sound and artist promotions offering Recording Services, Compilation Releases, Music Public Relations, and National Indie Radio. "BWH Music Group has become synonymous with hosting some of the biggest and brightest young stars on their roster" (GasHouse Radio).


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