Rachel Cousins is an award-winning artist, emerging as one of Atlantic Canada’s most promising talents. Recording her first single at the age of 12 now at the age of 22 she continues to be one of the hardest working and well respected young artist. She has shared the stage with many Canadian greats including Serena Ryder, The Beaches, Alan Doyle, and Luke McMaster.
You’ll find her voice featured on tracks from a diverse roster of Newfoundland’s most successful artists. Most notably, the 2020 collaboration album Songs from Home and showcased Rachel alongside Alan Doyle, Fortunate Ones, The Ennis Sisters, and The Once. She has written songs and collaborated with Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir , The NL Deaf Choir and the award winning Holy Heart Chamber Choir.
Rachel has grown her audience with an impressive list of sync placements in television and film since signing with Toronto’s CYMBA music publishing. She has had songs placed in tv movies, video games, Hockey Night in Canada and reality tv shows. She has written with artist from around the world including Nathan Ferraro (Lady Gaga, Jessie Reyez), Alex Tanas (Magic) Jenson Vaughn (Britney Spears, Madonna) Fionn & Alan Doyle.
Rachel was named Pop Artist of the year for Music NL in 2020 and 2021.Her self titled album also earned her an East Coast Music Award nomination in 2019.
Rachel just released her full-length album AURA, recently nominated for 5 Music NL awards. This year she won the Pop Artist of the Year and Solo Artist of the Year.
While pursuing a music career Rachel always finds time to contribute and lend her talents to many causes in the community. One of her most fulfilling is going to schools to speak to kids about bullying, mental health and music.