With the support of FACTOR and the radio broadcasters of Canada the Western Association of Broadcasters is excited to announce Nuela Charles as our feature entertainment at our prestigious Gold Medal Awards Gala on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.
Nuela Charles is an alternative/soul artist of Swiss and Kenyan heritage based out of Edmonton, Alberta. Her brand new album "The Grand Hustle” is the ultimate comeback story. You live, you learn and you fight for what you want. This, the second album from singer/songwriter Nuela Charles, is the culmination of four very transformative years of discovery, love, loss and recovery. Drenched in James Bond inspired cinematic strings, soul infused rhythms, and introspective lyrics Nuela is converting fans, one listener at a time.
About the Artist:
“What Etta James must’ve sounded like.” - Chris Douridas, KCRW about “Unfortunate Love”
"...a smooth, triumphant star in the making." - Sandra Sperounes, Edmonton Journal
"Her style is so varied...the timbre of her voice is similar to Diana Ross, and her style is bluesy and gutsy, like Gladys Knight."
- Jeanette Cabral, CBC Music
"I had no idea that Edmonton was secretly harbouring the future queen of Canadian soul."
- Andrea Warner, CBC Music