This charismatic pop recording artist, singer/songwriter and guitarist builds on a CV already stacked high with countless accolades and awards, two EPs, and performances on marquee stages from Toronto to Los Angeles and many points in between as both headliner and sought-after supporting artist.
Richards newest release, titled “RED LIGHTS” will be a hot topic to perform live. Richard wrote this single in Nashville with David “Messy” Mescon (Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande) and Kenny Sharp. The track was mixed by the legendary Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica) and produced by Giordan Postorino (Alessia Cara) at Toronto’s Metalworks Studios. With assistance of a grant from FACTOR BC, Richard is releasing a new single “Missing You” May 26th 2023 and now preparing for the release of his debut album, “In & Out of Love”, Sep. 22nd 2023.
His single ‘Hands’ earned him a featured spot in Music BC’s Artist of The Week, a 2021, CMW featured artist showcase, a placement in the semi-finals of the UnsignedOnly Music Competition in the Pop/Top 40 category and to set the stage for this rising emerging artist, Richard earned himself the Grand Prize Winner spot in the Jim Beam® Bourbon’s Virtual National Talent Search in partnership with Canadian Music Week. The competition’s webisodes garnered over 5.7 million impressions and counting. He performed live on stage at the Wheatsheaf Inn and the El Mocambo in Toronto at 2022 Jim Beam® INDIE Awards in front of thousands of industry insiders and indie fans from Canada and around the world. Richard is invited back again this year to perform at the CMW;s once again 2023.