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June 10, 2019

 

 "What A Song Should Do" is #1 on Canadian Country Radio

 

Congratulations to Tim Hicks on his very first #1 on Canadian Country Radio!   "What A Song Should Do" was co-written by Tim Hicks, Emma-Lee and Karen Kosowski.

Sept 14, 2017

 

Motel Flamingo is top Canadian single, spends 2nd week in Top 10

 

Madeline Merlo’s single “Motel Flamingo” is still rising on the Canadian Country radio charts, at the time of writing this, currently sitting at #7!  She’s currently only female artist in the top 10 and the top Canadian artist. “Motel Flamingo” was produced by Karen Kosowski. 

 

March 15, 2019

 

"Hold On" featured in the movie "Breakthrough"

 

The upcoming feature film "Breakthrough" features the song "Hold On", performed by Mickey Guyton, produced by Karen Kosowski and co-written by Mickey, Karen, and Victoria Banks. The soundtrack features songs from Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Maddie and Tae, and more. The movie hits theaters Easter 2019 and the soundtrack is coming April 5th, 2019. 

January 19, 2016

 

Best Original Song Nomination

 

'Where The Light Used To Be' has been nominated for Best Original Song at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards, which wiill be broadcast live from the Toronto's Sony Center on CBC Television on March 13th. 'Where The Light Used To Be' was written and performed by Peter Katz and Karen Kosowski and produced by Karen, for the WangoFilms feature length film "88" starring Katharine Isabelle and Christopher Lloyd.

Feb 3, 2019

 

"Anthem" is Certified Gold

 

Brett Kissel's "Anthem" is officially certified Gold in Canada!  Anthem was written by Karen Kosowski, Emma-Lee, and Phil Barton.

March 16, 2018

 

Anthem is #1 in Canadian Single Sales and hits Billboard Top 10

 

Brett Kissel's single Anthem spends a second week as the top-selling Canadian single and rises to #10 on the Billboard Canada Country radio charts!  Anthem was co-written by Karen and is available on Spotify/Apple Music/Google Play now!

 

May 2017

 

Jessica Mitchell Releases "Tear It Down" and "Don't Love Me" 

 

Check out these 2 new singles from Jessica Mitchell.  Karen produced both tracks and co-wrote Tear It Down.  Now available on Spotify / Apple Music / Google Play. 

October 3, 2016

 

Interview in Canadian Musician Magazine

 

Karen is interviewed for the Producer's Panel on the topic of out-of-the-box recording techniques in the September/October issue of Canadian Musician magazine. Also interviewed: the legendary Sylvia Massy.  Read now

March 1 2015

 

Only The Strong Survive spends 15 weeks on Billboard Canada Country Chart

 

Alee's first single for Wax Records ended 2014 with an entry into the Top 40 and continued into 2015 for a total of 15 weeks on the Billboard Canada Country Chart.  Congrats Alee! 

July 4, 2015

 

Music for Pan Am Games Medal Ceremonies 

 

Karen produced the music that was heard at every medal ceremony of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games.  The music is based on the original song "Shine As One", co-written with Dennis Ellsworth and Sophia D’Aragon Krim, which can hear on YouTube and download on iTunes. 

October 3, 2016

 

Profile Feature in Professional Sound Magazine

 

Read the profile on Karen in the October  issue of Professional Sound magazine. Read now

December 21, 2016

 

BILLBOARD TOP 5!!!

 

Emma-Lee's "It Won't Be Christmas" is a Top 5 Hit on Billboard! Congrats Emma-Lee! Karen produced and mixed the track, and co-wrote it with Emma-Lee and Julie Crochetiere.

March 30, 2016

 

"Worst Enemy" tops Billboard Canada Hot AC Most Added 

 

Congrats to Emma-Lee for topping the Billboard Canada Hot AC Most Added Chart this week!  Worst Enemy was produced and co-written by Karen.

March 30, 2016

 

Interview in The Toronto Star 

 

Entertainment reporter Nick Patch interviewed Karen for his article entitled "Where Are All The Female Record Producers?" Read Article

June 1, 2015

 

Shot In The Dark and Cabin Fever featured in The Scarehouse

 

Emma-Lee’s single ‘Shot In The Dark’ (produced and co-written by Karen) is featured in a brand new thriller from filmmaker Gavin Michael Booth called “The Scarehouse”. The film won Best Feature Film at the 2014 New York City Horror Film Festival.  Tia Brazda's 'Cabin Fever' is also featured in the film, which was also co-written by Karen.

 

 

The Scarehouse Official Website

Dec 31, 2015

 

Feature in Songwriter's Magazine

 

Read Karen's Q&A and editorial feature in the 2016 print issue of Songwriter's Magazine, published by The Songwriter's Association of Canada.

 

www.songwriters.ca

May 30, 2016

 

"Somebody To Love Me" officially reaches US Pop Radio's Top 40

 

Congrats to Tryon's Somebody To Love Me grabbed the #40 spot on Medibase's Pop Radio chart today to finally break into the Top 40!   Somebody To Love Me was produced and co-written by Karen.

 

June 1, 2015

 

Where The Light Used To Be (From “88”)

 

The movie “88” features the single "Where The Light Used To be", which Peter Katz and Karen co-wrote and Karen produced specially for the film. It has also been released by Peter Katz worldwide on iTunes. “88” is a fast-paced thriller starring Christopher Lloyd (Back To The Future) and Katharine Isabelle (Hannibal). The movie saw it's theatrical debut in spring 2015 and is now available on demand and on Netflix.

 

 

January 28, 2015

 

Julie Crochetiere receives Juno nod for "Counting Dreams"

 

Julie Crochetiere received a nomination in the Best Vocal Jazz Album category for her new record Counting Dreams, which features "Real Life", co-written by Karen. Previous co-writes include Julie's Christmas single "It Won't Be Christmas Til You're Here" (produced by Karen).

Tom Petty Mentions Emma-Lee's "What Would Tom Petty Do?" in Rolling Stone Magazine.

Aug 2, 2014

 

Tom Petty mentions WWTPD in Rolling Stone!

 

"What Would Tom Petty Do", written by Karen, Emma-Lee and Justin Gray was mentioned by Tom Petty himself in Rolling Stone Magazine!

Sept 1, 2015

 

Nominated Best Producer for Now Magazine Best of 2015

 

Karen received a nomination in the category of Best Producer in Now Magazine's Best of 2015 (amongst others like Noah "40" Shebib). 

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