Pick n Mixtape Podcast
Anna recently took part in a Pick n Mixtape podcast, run by a friend from her music course at university, Will Truby. These podcasts each revolve around a theme, this one being 'music you would listen to on a midnight swimming trip', where the participants each contribute one song choice, and then discuss all of the songs and how they fit the theme. The result in this case was music ranging from "pool party vibes to sensory deprivation tank solace", featuring music by Lianne La Havas, Parcels, The Magic Lantern, Aurora, Moses Sumney and Aphex Twin.
Give the episode a listen here, and check out the other episodes too!
GSMC Music Awards 2020
Anna was nominated for the Best Solo Artist (Female) category at the GSMC Music Awards 2020! She is so grateful to be recognised amongst such amazing artists.
The Graham Steel Music Company have been so supportive of Anna over the past year, including hosting her Album Launch livestream back in March 2020, promoting her music at a seemingly hopeless time!
Thank you to everyone who voted! Results will be announced on Friday 22nd January - see the Facebook event page here.
John Lennon Songwriting Contest 2020
Anna was a winning finalist in Session 1 of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest 2020, with her song 'Loving You Silently' in the Folk category. This was the first contest she ever entered, and so she is over the moon with this result!
See the list of finalists for each category and listen to their entries here.
UK Songwriting Contest 2020
Anna was a finalist in the UK Songwriting Contest 2020, with her song 'Alaska' in the Folk category!
All three of her song entries gained 5-Star ratings, with 'Where To Belong' given a 'Commended Entry' position and 'Loving You Silently' given a 'Special Mention' position!
This is a tremendous achievement for Anna, during a year where the ability to promote her debut album was stifled. Receiving these results has given Anna an exciting and hopeful start to 2021, and she is beyond thrilled to have her work recognised in such a fantastic way.
Working With 'Big Ginger Tom Music'
Anna has received so much love and support for her musical career since her debut album release in 2020, and is so appreciative of everyone who has shown this in any way. She is particularly grateful to the team at Big Ginger Tom Music, who have continuously been promoting her music in any way possible: playing her album on radio stations; introducing her to fantastic artists and encouraging collaborations; and continuing to book her for live performances, giving her tangible things to look forward to.
Anna is therefore thrilled to announce that she is now an ‘Artist Working With BGTM’! Although this is an informal arrangement at the moment, it means that Anna has the support of a great team behind her, which will bring her many great opportunities in future. This will not in any way limit her ability to accept other bookings, so please do get in touch if you’d like to have her perform at any events!
Visit www.biggingertommusic.co.uk or their social media pages to find out more.
FATEA Showcase Sessions
Anna was thrilled to have her song 'Alaska' included in the Autumn 2020 "Breeze" edition of the FATEA Magazine Showcase Sessions. FATEA do so much amazing work for musicians, reviewing hundreds of folk/roots/blues releases every year (including an incredible review of Anna's album ‘Skin’ back in April - see 'Press' page here). Anna is so proud to have been included among such an amazing array of artists, and thrilled to have the support of such a wonderful community. Please do support FATEA and musicians by downloading future Showcase Sessions!