Hailing from Ottawa, Canada, Erica's deep love for music ignited at a young age, inspired by her mother's best friend, as well as iconic powerhouses like Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood. It was through these influences that Erica discovered her own unique voice, one that resonates with authenticity and sends an empowering message to young women everywhere.
Erica's undeniable talent and captivating presence have earned her well-deserved recognition in the music industry. In 2017, she emerged as the winner of the Someday Live Competition, solidifying her status as a rising star.
In 2022 and 2023, she was honored with nominations for Country Artist of the Year at the Ottawa Faces Awards. Additionally, her infectious single, 'Girls Don't Need A Guy to Dance,' soared to the top 6 for Best Country Music Video at the Canadian Independent Music Awards in 2022, showcasing her ability to create memorable and impactful music.
With the release of her debut and sophomore singles, 'Still Small Voice' and 'Girls Don't Need A Guy to Dance,' Erica has captured the hearts of listeners with her soulful melodies and empowering lyrics.
As a testament to her talent and dedication, Erica is proudly signed to Willow Sound Records, a testament to her promising future in the industry. Her captivating performances can be witnessed throughout Ontario and Quebec, gracing renowned stages such as The Patch during the World Men's Curling Championship and the illustrious Rbc Bluesfest. Notably, she will soon have the honor of opening up for Dallas Smith and Rivertown Saints at the highly anticipated Russell Fair on August 18th 2023.
Erica Brighthill's music encapsulates the perfect blend of uplifting messages, contagious energy, and heartfelt storytelling. With her recent release, 'Bodies In The Basement,' she continues to captivate audiences and cement her place in the country music scene. Keep an eye out for this extraordinary artist as she continues to shine her light and inspire with her talent.