Mallory Johnson
Mallory Johnson - Tupelo
Region: Newfoundland and Labrador
Genre: Country, Singer-Songwriter

Debut single "Tupelo" available now everywhere!

Mallory is no stranger to the stage. As a leading member of the Celtic family group “The Cormiers”, she has recorded 4 albums and has travelled across Canada and the US performing at theatres and festivals. To name a few, she has played at The North Bay Heritage Festival, Exploits Valley Salmon Festival, the Louisbourg Playhouse, and has toured the provincial A&C Centres twice. She has opened up for artists like Sammy Kershaw, Lorrie Morgan, and Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and has showcased in PEI’s Contact East, Vancouver’s Pacific Contact, Edmonton’s Alberta Contact, Austin Texas’ North American Folk Alliance, and Moncton’s ECMA week. Since 2005, the group has won 6 MusicNL awards including Socan Song of the Year, Group of the Year, Traditional Group of the Year, and Album of the Year. Also in 2008, she received an ECMA nomination for Roots Traditional Group of the Year. In 2009, “The Cormiers” along with a few additional family members from the west coast, toured Scotland as the “Homecoming Scottish Newfoundlanders”.

Over the past several years, Mallory has also been very busy in local musical theatre. She has performed with The Spirit of Newfoundland, Theatre St. John’s, Peter MacDonald Productions, Best Kind Productions, TaDa Events, The Stephenville Theatre Festival, QVRRDF, and Red Dress Entertainment. Some of her favourite roles include “Frenchy” in Grease, “Murderess June” in Chicago, “Amber” in Hairspray, “Heidi” in (title of show), a chimney sweep in Mary Poppins, “Serena Katz” in Fame, “Marcy Park” in Spelling Bee, “Cindy Lou” in The Grinch Dressing and Gravy, “Wendy Jo” in Footloose, and one of the featured vocalists in Our Divas Do Christmas.

Although Mallory has an impressive and extensive performance history in traditional music and musical theatre, she is a singer/songwriter whose heart really lies with country music. Just recently, she was titled “NL’s Next Country Star” with Big Jib Productions. Since the competition, Mallory has travelled to Nashville and Muscle Shoals where she recorded her debut country album produced by Sammy Kershaw. Her debut single "Tupelo" which was released Dec.4th 2015, skyrocketed to #6 on the iTunes Canadian Country Top Songs list.