"Every track on this project represents the awesomeness that is Helen Austin the artist, musician and songwriter." - I Am Entertainment Magazine

 

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NEWS 2011

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December

Awards

Helen was nominated for TWO Hollywood Music In Media Awards.

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Top 10 Favourite

Helen is on the Top 10 Favourite Taxi list.

Taxi

Interview

Click the image below to listen to the podcast where Helen was the featured guest on Butterflies Radio.

Butterflies

November

Taxi Member Success Panel

Helen was on the Taxi Member Success Panel at this year's Taxi Road Rally in LA.

October

CBC

CBC - 'A Night of Real Radio'

Helen was the featured songwriter, along with Todd Butler, at the recent CBC recorded event which will air on both 'All Points West' and 'On The Island'.

Ontario Council of Folk Festivals

Helen recently showcased and did one to one mentoring in music placement at the OCFF. Click on the image to enlarge.

OCFF

Helen was one of just 10 international finalists in the Mountain Stage NewSong Competition.

September

She performed and MC-ed this summer at Vancouver Island Musicfest, Islands Folk Fest, The Courtenay Exhibition and Sunshine Music Festival.

Buttons

Helen has new buttons! Read the blog about them here.

 

August

Helen placed 2nd in the We R Indie Songwriting Showdown in Knoxville.

Helen has 6 songs in the new season of MTV's Teen Mom.

Helen is the featured artist on this episode of Deuce Radio Show Podcast. Click below to listen.


July

Listen to the interview with Adam Sawatsky of CFAX 1070 about Helen's VIMA wins.

June

After being nominated in 5 categories, Helen took home 2 awards at the Vancouver Island Music Awards for Female Songwriter and Artist of the Year. Click to read her blog about the experience.

 

Here is a new YouTube video for one of the songs from the new album, released June 30th.

May

Helen's song 'Today' has been placed in a BNP Paribas Bank commercial.

Helen was nominated in 5 catagories for the Vancouver Island Music Awards - artist/album/songwriter/vocalist/producer. The awards will be presented on June 23rd as part of the Vancouver Island Music Business Conference. Shaw TV kindly did an interview with her and Emily Spiller about the nominations.

 

April

Holy Dunkin' Donuts Batman

Happy has been placed in a Korean Dunkin' Donuts Ad.

dunkin donuts

Helen showcased at the BC Touring Pacific Contact Conference.

Red Cross Fundraiser

Helen was part of a group of CV folks who put together fundraiser for the Red Cross on Friday April 8th. After a whole day of music, silent auction and more music, they raised around $9000.

March

Documentary Placements

Helen wrote a song for upcoming documentary 'Taylor's Gift', a very moving story about a young girl and her gift of organ donation.

Helen also rewrote 'Ordinary Girl' for the closing credits of 'Seeking Happily Ever After' which was in the Top 10 iTunes Documentaries.

Helen is a featured artist on the Can Indie website.

Helen just finished this year's FAWM - February Album Writing Month. If you want to hear the songs she wrote click here. Her publisher has asked for 8 of those songs, which she is now re recording and mixing.

February

Helen had 10 songs placed in the new season of MTV's 'My Life As Liz' which started Feb 8th.

Check out Helen's new FREE app available at the itunes store.

Helen's new album, Treehouse, is out now and here is the fun video for the title track.

January

Helen had her song 'Love Is' once again placed on 'One Tree Hill'. This time it was the full vocal version.

New video of Love Is, as heard on the CW's One Tree Hill, is on youtube now!

Voices Three raised over $5000 for the Comox Valley Hospice Society with their brand new concert which featured Helen along with Sue Pyper and Judy Wing.

Here is their rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody, re written by Helen about reality TV.