Heather Rankin

Cape Breton

Heather Rankin is a singer, songwriter, actor and member of the six-time Juno Award winning band The Rankin Family. As a solo artist she has released two albums, A Fine Line (ECMA/Juno Nominee) and Imagine (ECMA Nominee). Her music video for “We Walk As One” was nominated for ECMA’s Fan’s Choice Video of the Year and her music video for “Titanically” was nominated for ECMA and Music Nova Scotia Awards for Video of the Year. She has taken her solo show to venues across the country, including headlining the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival, hosting Songwriters’ Circles at ECMA Week, and most recently performing with Symphony Nova Scotia and the Calgary Philharmonic. She was nominated for a 2019 ECMA for Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year. In 2017 Heather was named a Canada 150 Ambassador and she took part in the Canada C3 Expedition on Leg 2 between Montréal and Baie Comeau where she co-wrote the song “River of Nations” with Alex Cuba and Andrea Menard. She has recorded and performed with many artists including The Chieftains, Johnny Reid and Carly Simon.

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