Melody McArthur

Indie|R&B|Pop|Hip-Hop|Vocalist|Songwriter

Melody McArthur

Live off the Floor

Photo Credit: Sabastian Buzzalino

Artist Bio


MELODY MCARTHUR IS A MELODIC R&B ARTIST HAILING ORIGINALLY FROM TREATY 8 TERRITORY IN NORTHERN ALBERTA, CANADA/TURTLE ISLAND CURRENTLY BASED IN EDMONTON, AB. MCARTHUR HAS 4 FULL LENGTH ALBUMS UNDER HER BELT INCLUDING HER MOST RECENT RELEASE KIZMET (2022). MCARTHUR’S SOUND IS OFTEN COMPARED TO A MIX BETWEEN DOJA CAT COLLIDING WITH THE WEEKND. SHE IS A TWO-TIME EDMONTON MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE (2018, 2019) FOR INDIGENOUS RECORDING OF THE YEAR, WAS AWARDED THE 2019 INDIGENOUS ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD (IWBP, EDMONTON), IN 2021 SHE RECEIVED A NOMINATION FOR R&B SINGLE OF THE YEAR AT THE FIRST EVER INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS HIP HOP AWARDS AND IS PENDING RESULTS FOR FIVE NOMINATIONS AT THE 2022 NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS IN NEW YORK CITY, USA.


MELODY HAS HAD NINE SINGLES CHART THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MUSIC COUNTDOWN (IMC) AND IN MAY 2021 SHE HIT THE NUMBER 1 SPOT ON THE JUKASA RADIO TOP 40 ALONGSIDE THE LIKES OF JUSTIN BEIBER, 24KGOLDN, AND BRITNEY SPEARS FOR HER SINGLE LEARN TO BREATHE OFF THE RISING WATERS ALBUM AND AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER 2021 HIT #1 ON THE IMC FOR HER SINGLE UNCEDED OFF THE KIZMET ALBUM. SHE IS SET TO FEATURE ON MULTIPLE COLLABORATION SINGLES IN 2022 WITH VARIOUS ARTISTS ACROSS CANADA AND INTO THE U.S. AND RECENTLY SET FORTH ON TOUR IN MARCH 2022. THE WESTERN CANADA-BASED TOUR SOLDOUT MULTIPLE SHOWS AND HIT EDMONTON, AB; SASKATOON, SK, RED DEER, AB; GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB; and SLAVE LAKE, AB, WHICH SOLDOUT X3!


IN 2006 MELODY MCARTHUR WAS BRIEFLY FEATURED DURING AN AUDITION FOR CANADIAN IDOL AT THE AGE OF 16. IN 2009 SHE WAS CHOSEN TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JOHNNY REID CHOIR DURING A LIVE AND NATIONALLY TELEVISED PERFORMANCE AT THE CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. MCARTHUR FIRST STARTED RECORDING AND DISTRIBUTING HER ORIGINAL WORKS FOR WORLD-WIDE RELEASE IN 2014 AND BY 2018 HAD SELF-RELEASED HER DEBUT ALBUM, REDNECK RESERVATION, OF WHICH SIX SINGLES HAD CHARTED THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MUSIC COUNTDOWN (IMC); AT LEAST TWO SINGLES FROM REDNECK RESERVATION HIT TOP THREE AND ALL BUT ONE SINGLE HAD REACHED THE TOP 10.


MELODY HAS HAD NINE SINGLES CHART THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MUSIC COUNTDOWN (IMC) AND IN MAY 2021 SHE HIT THE NUMBER 1 SPOT ON THE JUKASA RADIO TOP 40 ALONGSIDE THE LIKES OF JUSTIN BEIBER, 24KGOLDN, AND BRITNEY SPEARS FOR HER SINGLE LEARN TO BREATHE OFF THE RISING WATERS ALBUM AND AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER 2021 HIT #1 ON THE IMC FOR HER SINGLE UNCEDED OFF THE KIZMET ALBUM. SHE IS SET TO FEATURE ON MULTIPLE COLLABORATION SINGLES IN 2022 WITH VARIOUS ARTISTS ACROSS CANADA AND INTO THE U.S. AND RECENTLY SET FORTH ON TOUR IN MARCH 2022. THE WESTERN CANADA-BASED TOUR SOLDOUT MULTIPLE SHOWS AND HIT EDMONTON, AB; SASKATOON, SK, RED DEER, AB; GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB; and SLAVE LAKE, AB, WHICH SOLDOUT X3!


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HAPPENINGS (SNAPSHOT)

Photo Credit: Melody McArthur


 KIZMET 'BERTA TOUR March 23 - 27, 2022

March 22 - Capitol Music Club - Saskatoon, SK (Open Mic Feature Guest Act with LJ Tyson)

March 23 - Cineplex Rec Room South Common, Edmonton, AB (Featuring Kayla Williams and DJ GOLDENCHILD)

March 24 - Red Deer College Black Box Theatre , Red Deer, AB (SOLD OUT) (Featuring Lena Daniels)

March 25 - Grande Prairie Regional College (Northwestern Polytechnic) Collins Recital Hall, Red Deer, AB (Featuring Mandee Rae)

March 26 - Dog Island Brewing, Slave Lake, AB (SOLD OUT x3!!!) (Featuring Lena Daniels)

TICKETS: linkt.ree/melodymcarthurmusic

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KIZMET ALBUM RELEASE WWDistribution


Friday MARCH 18, 2022 On All Major Digital Retailers 

Melody's 

X-mas Countdown


Via Facebook: 7PM MST @melodymcarthurmusic

Dec 20th - Merry Little Christmas

Dec 21st  - Santa Baby

Dec 22nd - Let it Snow

Dec 23rd - Winter Wonderland

Past Events

Skirts- A- Fire Festival A&N Mar 2022

R&B Songwriter Challenge via Alberta Music Nov 2021

November 2020 - Northern Touch Music Festival Virtual Showcase  

December 2020 - RBCxMUSIC First Up Series Virtual Showcase 

August 2020 - Canadian Songwriter Challenge Presented by Bell Media and Alberta Music

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Melody's Musings

SYNC/LICEN.

FESTIVALS

CORPORATE EVENTS

CAFE/INTIMATE

ACOUSTIC SET

Actor/Voice Actor

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Unceded - Melody McArthur

Written By: K. McArthur, CJ Monias

Performed By: Melody McArthur

Produced By: CJAY, Melody McArthur, Conor Wharton

Hit #1 on the National Indigenous Music Countdown Week Sept 18-25, 2021

Mon Amour Remix - Melody McArthur

Written By: K. McArthur, T. Lam

Performed By: Melody McArthur

Composer: T. Lam

Produced  (mixed/mastered) By: TEE

Music Video Directed/Produced By: Melody McArthur