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Karen Kosowski is a versatile, multi-genre writer and producer based in Nashville, TN. Raised on a wide variety of pop, rock, classical and country music in the Winnipeg, MB, she spent over a decade writing and producing in Toronto before relocating to Nashville. With her formal musical training, traditional songwriting background, multi-instrumentalist abilities, varied influences and two decades of producing, pop programming and engineering skills, she is a virtual swiss army knife in both the writing room and recording studio.
She recently celebrated her first Canadian Gold certification for Brett Kissel’s Top 10 single “Anthem”, and her catalogue features several Top 10 & 20 Canadian Country singles, a Canadian Billboard AC Top 5, and a US Top 40. Recent credits include Tim Hicks’s current single “What A Song Should Do”, his previous single “The Worst Kind (feat. Lindsay Ell)”, and she has produced and co-written recent singles and/or albums for Kira Isabella, Tryon, Leah Daniels, and Emma-Lee. In 2017 she produced Madeline Merlo’s Top 10 single “Motel Flamingo” and two tracks for Jessica Mitchell’s album “Heart Of Glass”, all for which she received a nomination for Producer Of The Year at the 2018 CMAO Awards. In 2018 she arranged and produced a modern remake of the 1980’s radio hit “Rise Up” featuring an all-star lineup of Canadian country artists including Meghan Patrick, The Washboard Union, Tebey, Jess Moskaluke, and Gord Bamford.
Karen’s work has been featured on numerous television networks, at national and international sporting events, and in feature films including the award-winning thriller “The Scarehouse” and Wangofilms’ action movie “88” (starring Christopher Lloyd), which garnered her a 2016 Canadian Screen Awards nomination in the category of Achievement in Music - Best Original Song. In 2019 her song “Hold On” (co-written with and produced for Mickey Guyton), will be featured in the FOX feature film “Breakthrough”.
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