Chantelle is a 22 year old Singer/Songwriter from Co. Mayo in the west of Ireland; she has been professionally singing since the age of 7 and is also an accomplished guitarist.
Born in the Irish-speaking region of Belmullet (pronounced Bel-mullet), Chantelle has recorded two studio albums in the past. The first by the age of 9 and the second, by the time she was 11. Both under the Irish country music genre, which is the style she grew up on.
Both albums were played on country radio stations all around Ireland and the UK, where she got the chance to perform with some of the biggest names on The Irish Country music scene over the years, performing alongside them, in many well known venues around Ireland, England & abroad.
When she graduated from Secondary school (High school), she was accepted into BIMM College Dublin, (University) where she studied vocals for 3 years and included various music modules, which covered every aspect of the music industry.
She has performed on television in Ireland and has had many interviews on media platforms such as Television, various Newspapers & Radio stations.
In 2014, Chantelle won the All Ireland Singing Title which was held at Lime Theatre Co. Limerick. In 2017, Chantelle wrote the winners single for the junior Eurovision. In 2018, Chantelle was asked to perform in one of Ireland’s biggest TV shows where she came 4th, overall.
This would lead to her being scouted by Legacy Records, where she would later sign and start her commercial career. Shortly after, Chantelle released her first EP entitled “Let’s Begin” in May, which shot to the top of the charts in Ireland.
In August of 2018, Chantelle toured Ireland with Nathan Carter, performing at several sold out venues whilst balancing a very busy summer diary. She was also invited to perform on the Kylie Tour in 2018 at the Genting Arena and also at The Birmingham Arena with Shania Twain.
Following a sold out tour, Chantelle then joined Hot Country TV in Nashville, where she toured and performed for a week, whilst filming with the TV network.
Her first single entitled “Love You Like That” was released in March 2019 under the management of Legacy Records’ and went on to hit number 1 in the country charts. The single also reached the top spot in Ireland. “Love You Like That” became the title track of her EP, which was released in September, and also reached the top spot.
Chantelle has spent the past months working on her original material with renowned Nashville and L.A writers including Kevin Fisher, whose credits include Rascal Flatts.
Hosted by Daniel O’Donnell, Chantelle also performed Live at Ireland’s Grand Ole Opry, on the first of a new series of Opry le Daniel in 2019. This aired on Christmas Eve, on the Irish TV station, TG4. Still notching up experiences through her singing career, Chantelle continues to accumulated millions of online views reaching country music fans all over the world.
Available for all types of Events, Gigs and Session work, you can contact Legacy Records for more details.To find out where you can hear Chantelle being showcased all this week, check out http://britishcountryairplay.co.uk/artiste-of-the-week