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The year started with a bang for Courtney Keil, being crowned the ‘Best Female Vocal’ at the 2024 Australian Country Music People’s Choice Awards for the second year in a row at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. She played her debut headline show ‘Fierce & Fearless Tour’ at Moonshiners Bar, Tamworth, was special guest performer at the Tamworth Opry opened the show for Adam Harvey at Blazes Showroom and continued to shine as June Carter in ‘Johnny Cash The Concert’ tour.

Courtney has been performing with notable artists including Gina Jeffreys, Tania Kernaghan, Karise Eden, Max Jackson, Andrew Swift and The Whitlams nationally and on ‘Cruisin Country’ aboard the Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas. With performances on Channel 7 ‘Good Friday Appeal’ / ‘Kids Day Out 2023’, Courtney is no stranger to this arena, previously on 7 Network / Fox Sports 2021 Supercars Championship, at Bathurst and 2023 Supercars Championship at Sandown performing the National Anthem and likewise at the NBL Grand Final Re-Match aired on 10 Play / Foxtel. 

 

February 2024 brings more exciting opportunities for Courtney, including support for Karise Eden and Brian Cadd at their respective shows at Avoca Beach Theatre. Twelve months on from the release of her #1 iTunes Country Australia chart topping debut album ‘The Good Kind’, new music is here as Courtney unveils her latest project, ‘All About You’. 

'Courtney Keil is becoming one of the most exciting talents in Australian country music' - Beat Magazine

THE MUSIC

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WORN IN - SINGLE 

This song is really close to my heart, the idea came to from how we can all feel a little ‘second hand’ in life, but there is magic in the ‘worn in’ nature of life and items. Written with Nashville based dynamic duo Templeton Thomson and Sam Gay, and producer Rod McCormack.

The beautiful, country music queen Gina Jeffreys, who of course is my mentor and dear friend agreed to collaborate with me on the track. I couldn't be more grateful to have paired her vocals with Rod’s masterful production. I couldn't be happier with the result, it gave me goosebumps the first official listen through!

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ALL ABOUT YOU

Courtney Keil reveals her latest release ‘All About You’. An energetic feel-good, up tempo country love song that she co-wrote with producer Rod McCormack and Nashville songstress Sally Barris. ‘We set out to write an anthemic, feel good song.

 

As songwriters it’s often naturally easier to write slower heartbreak songs so we wanted to focus on the love I have in my life and how it makes me feel. We tapped into some of the contradictions about me as a person and finding ‘the one’ that makes you feel sure of everything else’ says Keil. 

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NOTHIN' LIKE A SURE BET

It’s the first taste of new music since her #1 acclaimed debut album, ‘The Good Kind’, released earlier this year. Country songstress, Courtney Keil, is drawing on the queen of hearts in her catchy new single, ‘Nothin’ Like a Sure Bet’.

 

“Tonight my losing streak is through / I could win it all on you,” sing’s Courtney in her unmistakable honeyed vocal. The single is rampant with clever risk taking references, delivered with a heft of swagger - a classic country feel-good song with a dash of attitude and the confidence of only accepting the best.

THE GOOD KIND ALBUM

Courtney’s debut album ‘The Good Kind’ was the #1 Australian album on the iTunes Country Australia chart and debuted at #11 on the AIR 100% Independent Albums chart, across all genres.

A collection of songs written over the past three years that are cheerful, feel-good, with a mix of love and heartbreak with 90’s country sounds. The album is packed with brilliantly talented musicians and was produced by award winning producer and multi-instrumentalist Rod McCormack, the Music Cellar. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2x  awarded ‘Best Female Vocal’ at the Australian Country Music People’s Choice Awards - 2023 & 2024

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Performance of 'Make You Feel My Love' on the
2023 Good Friday Appeal, live on Channel 7

Duet single release with Country Music Superstar Gina Jeffreys 'Worn In'

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MUSIC VIDEOS

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