(Nashville, Tennessee...) - February 1, 2018 - Newcomer Tenille Arts had her debut national television performance on none other than the top-rated ABC show The Bachelor this week, and the appearance propelled her "Moment of Weakness" song to Top 10 on iTunes. The single, which Tenille wrote with Adam Wheeler and Rick Huckaby,
entered the iTunes Canada Country chart at #7 and #17 in the U.S. Her Rebel Child album came back onto the U.S. chart hitting #16, and her debut EP - which came out in October 2016 - reentered at #37.
Massive music discovery site Shazam set up a custom experience, where fans who Shazamed Tenille's performance on the show were treated to a host of exclusive content. The site is touting the fact that Tenille's appearance out-performed their previous Bachelor experience and raked in 35% higher than average Shazams.
Media has been abuzz since the appearance, and exposure has included Entertainment Weekly, PopSugar, PopCulture, Whiskey Riff, and a variety of sites and blogs that follow the show.
"This has been an incredible experience," said Tenille. "I'm lucky to work with some of the best people in the industry, and I'm so happy that their hard work led me to this amazing opportunity. I couldn't be more thankful to be starting off 2018 with my national television debut performing on The Bachelor."
"Moment of Weakness" is currently available to country radio in the U.S. and Canada through digital services such as All Access, CDX, DMDS and PlayMPE.
An industry crowd gathered at Nashville's trendy The Back Corner venue for a viewing party and special performance by Tenille, who performed cuts from her Rebel Child album. Pictured following the performance are (l. to r.) - Team Tenille's Michael Emery, Dreamcatcher Management; Hal Oven, Noble Vision Music Group/19th & Grand Records; Craig Campbell, Campbell Entertainment; Tenille Arts; Powell Hedley, Dreamcatcher Management; producer Matt Rovey; Debbye Scoggins, Dreamcatcher Management; Jim Mazza, Dreamcatcher Management; producer and songwriter Adam Wheeler.
About Tenille Arts:
The 23-year-old behind all of this recent attention is quietly confident country music lover Tenille Arts (her real name) who was raised in the small Canadian prairie town of Weyburn, Saskatchewan. She picked up the guitar and penned her first song at the age of 13 and has been performing across the US and Canada ever since. She made the move to Nashville two years ago, and a songwriting session brought her to the attention of award-winning producer Matt Rovey (Craig Campbell, Dean Brody), songwriter/producer Adam Wheeler and Noble Vision Music Group head Hal Oven.
Tenille co-wrote 10 of the 11 songs on her Rebel Child album, which was released in October and debuted at #2 on the iTunes Canada Top Country Albums Chart, #12 on the All-Genres Chart and #34 in the United States. Tenille's music tallied over two million streams in 2017 and over three million overall. Her "Cold Feet" single so moved noted music critic Tom Roland that he penned a rare full-page feature about the recording in a recent issue of the Billboard Country Update.
named Tenille one of their "2018 New Country Artists to Watch."
Music Row Magazine
critic Robert K. Oermann called Tenille "Promising in the extreme," Pandora said, "with songwriting inspired by Don Henley and reminiscent of early Taylor Swift, and vocals the size of her native Canada, Arts' future is bright," and popular country website whiskeyriff.com labeled Tenille a "new country artist name you need to know immediately."