PAUL BRANDT BIOGRAPHY
Paul Brandt is the most awarded male Canadian Country Music artist in history. His is a compelling story of humble beginnings and big dreams, fame, and stardom. Ever since his million-selling debut album “Calm Before The Storm”, Paul Brandt’s artistry and music have captured the hearts and minds of music fans the world over.
His rise from local Calgary honky-tonks and talent contests to the world stage is legendary. While working a day-job as an RN at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, he signed a record deal with Warner/Reprise Records Nashville at the age of 21. He went on to conquer the US & Canadian charts, tour internationally, and have a song he’d written recorded by Dave Matthews and Johnny Cash. He’s played in places as remote as sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia, entertaining audiences ranging from human trafficking victims and the homeless, to senators, prime ministers, and British royalty.
Recognized both in the US and Canada as Canada’s Country Music icon, his 11 career albums have spawned hit singles, multiple Album of the Year awards, gold, platinum, and multi-platinum performances. His #5 and #1 charting songs “My Heart Has A History”, and “I Do” were the first to chart stateside by a male Canadian Country artist since Hank Snow in 1974, and went on to receive BMI Million-Play Awards. Known for his energetic performances on-stage, and his philanthropic work off-stage.
Paul is committed to using his music and celebrity platform to entertain, engage, and inspire people. As a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee award, and numerous other national and regional humanitarian nods, Paul is committed to reaching out to help the poorest of the poor around the world through the Build It Forward Foundation.
Paul lives with his wife Liz and their two children on a ranch in the foothills of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains.