Woo Hoo! Johnee Rae Whalen!Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by: SooToday.com Staff
Local singing talent Johnee Rae Whalen is enjoying the sweet smell of success these days.
On Sunday she won the big prize in a national television contest .
The Lake Superior State University student came out on top in CMT (Country Music Television) Canada’s Big in a Small Town reality show.
The Sault Ste. Marie, ON native was one of two finalists.
Whalen’s talents have carried her to a prize package valued at $100,000.
As well, she has been awarded a singles-based exclusive artist agreement with Slaight Music Inc.
The rewards of winning also include the production of two music videos funded by CMT Canada and an opening slot on the CMT Canada Tour.
Another benefit was participation in the presentation of the Video of the Year Award at the 2012 Canadian Country Music Awards.
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Sam C 9/11/2012 11:36:07 AM Report
Congrats Johnee Rae!!
I've had the pleasure of hearing Johnee Rae's amazing voice several time over the past few years. She has a remarkable talent and a great personality.
SipKing 9/11/2012 2:10:47 PM Report
Congrat's again Johnee Rae,
NOW IF EVERYONE COULD CALL OUR LOCAL RADIO STATION AND REQUEST THEY PLAY HER SONGS THAT WOULD GET THE BALL ROLLING,WE HAVE SOME SUPER TALENT IN SAULT STE MARIE AND ITS ABOUT TIME THE SAULT RADIO STATIONS SHOWCASED IT. CALL TODAY!!!! I HAVE NO DOUBT JOHNEE RAE WILL MAKE IT BIG,
sinikka 9/11/2012 4:17:42 PM Report
the song she sang in the semi finals Boy Soldier could be a top hit right now . She has come a long way from her days with Mustang Sally. It was a pleasure watching and listening to her perform.