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Jayne
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Jayne Denham

She is Country Music's RENEGADE!

Jayne Denham is a country artist with a heart for the Trucking Community. Growing up around trucks and big rigs, Jayne has become passionate about creating more recognition for the trucking industry and its importance to the community through her songs, like her #1 Australian Country Single, ‘Addicted to the Diesel’.

Her new single ‘Stacks’ is co-written by Jayne, Phil Barton and ACM nominated songwriter Brian White who also produced the song, ‘Stacks’ was recorded at Jay DeMarcus(Rascal Flatts) studio in Nashville with Jay playing bass on the EP. The EP, which is slated for release in early 2018, features a mix of country rock with ‘Stacks’, ‘Calamity’ and ‘Highway Rock Star’, and ballads like ‘Fear of Flying’ and ‘Black Coffee & White Lines’.

Jayne mentions: “While writing for my next record in Nashville, my producer, Brian White and I were brainstorming ideas about trucking songs. He mentioned the title ‘Stacks’ which immediately took me back to my childhood. I remember as a kid going to truck races and seeing all those blinged up rigs screaming around the track. One of my favourite parts of the day was when the drivers would put the pedal to the metal and you would hear this loud roar and smoke come from those 11 feet of galvanized Chrome Stacks.”

Signed to management in the U.S. with Stacey Willbur, Jayne spent last year writing songs in the U.S. for her latest release. Her high-octane performances have seen her invited to perform at shows in the States, including the Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, KY and the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas where she had the opportunity to sing to the Women in Trucking Community, Red Eye Radio, WSM and Diesel Spec.

With her ability to tell a story that captures the imagination through her songs, Jayne has scored three #1 smash hits in Australia, 6 Top 10 songs in the National Country Charts, 12 videos that have reached the Top 30 as well as 6 Country Music Channel (CMC) and 2 CMAA Golden Guitar Award Nominations.

Jayne has entertained the VIP crowd at Keith Urban's Sydney shows and has been a featured performer at all major Australian Country Music festivals including CMC Rocks, Deni Ute Muster, Gympie Music Muster, Tamworth Country Music Festival, PBR Rodeos, Ute Musters, B&S Balls and truck shows. Jayne released two independent albums 'Sudden Change in Weather' (2008) and 'Shake This Town' (2010). The single 'Chick Ute' from the debut album 'Sudden Change in Weather' charted at #2 in Europe and Norway, #4 in Italy, #5 in the Netherlands and Denmark and #12 on the European Country Music Association Chart. Soon after the release of 'Sudden Change in Weather', Jayne Denham won the Australian Independent Country Music Award for Best Rising Star.

Jayne’s strong connection to the trucking industry and the important services it provides to the world have earned her sponsorship from companies like Wickham Freight Lines Scuzztrans Transport & most recently Lawrence Live Stock Transport.

Accolades and Awards:

  • 2008 - Winner of the Australian Independent Country Music Awards Best Rising Star Award.
  • 2010 - Golden Guitar Finalist in 2010 for Best New Talent
  • 2010 - Music Oz Award Finalist.
  • 2013 #1 Country Radio Single with 'Feral Kev & General Leeroy'
  • 2014 #1 Australian Country Single 'Addicted to the Diesel'
  • 2014 #1 Australian Country Single 'Beyond these City Lights' (with Shannon Noll)
  • 2014 - Golden Guitar Finalist for for 'Beyond these City Lights', Vocal Collaboration of the year (with Shannon Noll)
  • A further six Top#10 Australian Country Radio Singles - 'Shake This Town' #2, 'Trucker Chicks' #4, 'Farmers Wife', 'Shelter' #10.
  • 4 Top 10 Music Videos on the CMC Top 30 Countdown - 'Shake This Town' #4 & 'Shelter' #10, 'Addicted to the Diesel' #10, 'Beyond These City Lights' #10.

Performances:

Jayne Denham has earned her place within the Country Music Scene in Australia performing at all the major festivals including CMC Rocks the Hunter, Deni Ute Muster, Gympie Muster, Tamworth Country Music Festival and many more.

Her connection to the trucking industry and the ute crowd has enabled her to travel right across regional and rural Australia, and has become a favourite at Truck Shows and Ute Musters.

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