Vanessa Delaine

NZ/Australian multi-award winning Singer/songwriter Vanessa Delaine was born with a voice that leave audiences breathless. Her crossover style encompasses Blues, Country, Rock, Folk and funk. Her highly anticipated album 'Wild & Free' is due to be released 31st October 2017.

'Wild & Free' album (Vanessa's 3rd album) is a Country Blues Album produced by Michael Carpenter of Love Hz Studio and features Michael Barnard on slide guitar, guitar and blues harp.

The first single  'Rainy Day' was released August 2017 on AMRAP and all digital channels.

The second single 'Live For Today' released 29th September 2017 on CRS 202, AMRAP and digital channels debuted on the Top40 Country Track Radio Charts at #39 and music video can be viewed here.

Delaine's highly successful prior album 'Runaway' (released Dec 2015) shot up the iTunes charts (#18 USA, #15 Europe), won multiple international awards and is receiving radio airplay around Australia, NZ and the world.

'Runaway' also featured guitarist Michael Barnard, known for his howling blues riffs and wicked blues harp. With Michael playing slide guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica and backing vocals every song is superb.

'Runaway Tour 2016-7' saw Delaine playing to packed venues and winning fans across NSW, VIC, ACT, SA & WA.

Award winning 'Moon Blues' Music Video produced by The Filmery and produced by Brock Daubert received nominations for 8 International Film Festivals and received 10 awards.

The Filmery have also produced a music video for award winning song 'Long Gone' and 'Long Gone' has been selected in the Top30 of the Australian Songwriters Association's Songwriting Contest 2017 for Folk Acoustic.  


Recent Awards:

Winner - Best Song - Moon Blues - New York Film Awards (July 2017)

Winner - Best Song - Moon Blues - Los Angeles Film Awards (July 2017)

Winner - Best Song - Moon Blues - Top Shorts (July 2017)

Winner - Best Director - Moon Blues - International Underground Video (July 2017)

Winner - Award of Merit - Film Short - Moon Blues - IndieFEST (July 2017)

Winner - Award of Meirt - Music Video - Moon Blues - IndieFEST (July 2017)

Semi-finalist - Music Video - Moon  Blues - Los Angeles Cine Fest (July 2017)

Semi-finalist - Film Short - Moon Blues - Los Angeles Cine Fest (July 2017)

Winner - Best Music Video Blues - Moon Blues - Akadamia Music Awards (August 2017)
Winner - Silver Medal - Outstanding Achievement - Female Vocalist - Moon Blues - Global Music Awards (September 2017)

Winner - Best Blues Song - Moon Blues - Akademia Music Awards (May 2016)

Winner - Best Country/Blues Song - Long Gone - Akademia Music Awards (July 2016) 

Winner - Best Country Song - Runaway - Akademia Music Awards (July 2017)

Top 40 Country Track Charts:

Award winning song 'Moon Blues' debuted on the Australian Country Radio Top40 Charts on 16th August and stayed there for two weeks.

Brand new single 'Live for Today' debuted on the Australian Country Radio Top40 Charts on 18th October. 


No 1 on charts:

In May 2017 'Moon Blues' hit #1 on the Blues charts on KMIX & Affiliate radio stations. Chart position was established by number of spins, listener requests and station tune-ins per Berkshire Media Group.

No 1 on Singer/Songwriter Charts:

Vanessa Delaine held the #1 in Australia, Regional and local Singer/Songwriter charts on Reverbnation for three weeks January - March 2017.

Recent International Media:

'Runaway', 'Long Gone' and 'Rainy Day' were released across the USA to 2000 radio stations on compilation CD in July and August 2017.

Australian Country Release Singles:

The following singles were released to radio stations across Australia:

'Long Gone' - CRS 199 - June 2017 (1st single from 'Runaway' Album)

'Moon Blues' - CRS 200 - July 2017 (2nd single from 'Runaway' Album)

'Rainy Day' - AMRAP - August 2017 (1st single from 'Wild & Free' Album)

'I Left You with the Blues' - CRS 201 - September 2017 (3rd single 'Runaway' Album)

'Live For Today' - CRS 202 - September 2017 (2nd single 'Wild & Free' Album)


Vanessa's Delaine's album 'One Girl Band' (released in 1995) won 6 awards from music festivals around Australia and New Zealand including; NZ Gold Guitar Awards, Tamworth Songwriters Competition, Tamworth National Songwriters Competition, Bundaberg Country Music Festival and Australian International Black Opal Songwriting Competition and Delaine was in the Top5 for Female Vocal in Capital Country Music Talent Quest in 1996 at The Tamworth Country Music Festival and was the only performer to sing an original song.