Artist Jennifer Budd wins Best new artist at Hamilton Music awards; XAND3R music, and “Real Life Story” CHR & HOT AC radio release.

Gearing up for a busy fall, Marika is celebrating one of her consulting artists Jennifer Budd winning Best new artist at the recent Hamilton Music awards. Jennifer will be on tour in the fall and Marika may join her for some dates so stay tuned! More about Jennifer at

Another one of Marika’s clients producer/songwriter and artist XAND3R  (pronounced ZANDER) will be performing with Canadian pop sensation Victoria Duffield on her Edmonton tour date at the end of July. XAND3r also helped arrange and produce for Canadian pop opera band Vivace and has just released a beautiful new video with the band. Check out his work and the new video at

Finally, with the help of a great team, Marika is gearing up for a campaign to release her single “Real Life Story” to hit CHR and Hot AC radio coming soon. As well, a new song “Heal Our Land” written with Jeff Bjorgan and Colin Janz will also be released to gospel and inspirational radio in celebration of Canada’s 150. Marika will be attending the West Coast Music awards in Regina to celebrate her recent nomination after a summer of being in Montreal where she hopes to film the Real Life Story music video while out there! 

Check out Real Life Story Here!

“REAL LIFE STORY” & WCMA Nomination!

Marika recently found out she is nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award for her album ” X” celebrating a decade in music. This also comes off the heels of 10 weeks charting with “Real Life Story” on the CCRC the official radio chart for Canadian Christian Radio. Marika is still currently in the number 4 spot for top Canadian Content artists, and she recently just came off back to back filming projects for a series for Netflix, and a large agency commercial campaign releasing globally during the Olympics!


Check out the remix video for Unstoppable made by the amazing XAND3R! Super excited about this version. This and the original 2013 Award winning version below are both available on digital platforms.

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MARIKA releases her newest album “X” celebrating a decade in music. Available on iTunes & CDBaby.






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