Artist 


Franklin McKay
   
Number of songs: 2 | Total weeks on charts: 59
Appearing in a total number of: 2 charts | Total period running: 397 days
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Biography

Franklin McKayis the definition of a fresh new artist with a soul full of passion expressed through his exciting voice and melodies that do not fail to deliver in any way.
Franklin McKay is a Billboard charting singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Franklin’s radio hits include “More Than A Memory” (peak position at #25), “Destiny” #27, “This Christmas” #24, and “Someone” #31 - all charting on the US Adult Contemporary Billboard Chart.
'Destiny', Franklin's first radio release, is a US AC Billboard Top 30 Hit. A second version of 'Destiny' has also been released featuring Heather Rankin of 'The Rankin Family'. To date there are 200+ stations playing Franklin's music worldwide while this number continues to grow.

Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and now residing between Los Angeles & Toronto, Franklin McKay is making a massive new appearance to the Music world. With an extensive list of experience, writing and recording music from a young age of 14 with knowledge of performing live for thousands of people, Franklin McKay is no stranger to the music scene and is making a worthy return to his roots.
Franklin is influenced greatly by artists such as, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Barry Manilow and Harem Scarem. The unique tones and remarkable success of these artists is also present throughout Franklin's performance. 'Destiny' is his first release from the album 'Just Sayin'. This is a song that bring fresh new vibes to modern music and there is something for everyone in this track. Expressing the idea of love and comfort in his lyrics, this feel-good song will leave you with a smile on your face.
Franklin has had honorary mention by Billboard Magazine in their annual world song writing competition (2010) rewarding his unique talent and was featured in the Sept 22 2012 edition as a noteworthy upcoming Artist. Now currently working on his debut album 'Just Sayin' produced by Harry Hess (Harem Scarem) we can expect amazing things that will surprise and keep us tuned in.
Franklin has worked with many world class musicians, performers and writers including - Harry Hess (Harem Scarem), Bill Champlin (Chicago), Marc Jordan (Rod Stewart), Heather Rankin (The Rankin Family), Greg Fitzgerald (Madonna, Hall & Oates).
He continues to write and record new material for both the Adult Contemporary and Christian genre.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


Franklin McKay in the news
GHS New Nickel Plate 5 String Banjo Sets (18/10/2017) Yamaha Welcomes String Players Jacob Szekely, Mike Block And Charley Sabatino To The Yamaha Artist Family (13/10/2017)
Ghs New Balanced Nickel Bass Strings (10/10/2017) Taylor Hicks To Release New Single "Six Strings And Diamond Rings" On September 29, 2017 (15/09/2017)
GHS Update Pedal Steel String Sets (05/09/2017) Ernesto Cortazar Releases New Album "Piano & Strings" (29/07/2017)
GHS Launches Andrew Molina Signature Series Ukulele Strings (18/07/2017) New Music For Strings 2017 Festival (22/06/2017)
Vitamin String Quartet Turns The Hits Of 2017 Inside-Out (31/05/2017) Nikka Costa Releases Introspective New Song "Arms Around You"; 'Nikka & Strings' Out On June 2 (30/05/2017)
University Of Mobile College Senior Lawrence Lee To Release Debut EP "Strings & Dreams" Weeks Before Graduation! (05/04/2017) Nikka Costa Set To Release "Nikka & Strings, Underneath And In Between" This Summer (27/03/2017)
GHS Strings Introduce Pure Nickel Mandolin Strings (24/03/2017) Lipkind Plays Schubert · Tonhalle Zürich · April 8th, 2017 At 7:30PM · Triosatz, Arpeggione, String Quintet · Violino Basso Premiere (20/03/2017)
Vitamin String Quartet Puts A Classical Spin On The Weeknd (08/02/2017)
Songs by Franklin McKay





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