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One More Girl
One More Girl in 2014
One More Girl in 2014
Background information
Also known asSaving Grace
OriginMaple Ridge, British Columbia Canada
GenresCountry
Years active2008-??
LabelsEMI Music Canada, Interscope, Open Road Recordings
MembersBritt McKillip
Carly McKillip
WebsiteOne More Girl

One More Girl is a Canadian country music duo composed of actress-singers Carly and Britt McKillip, who are sisters. The duo signed to EMI Canada in 2008 and released their debut album, Big Sky, in 2009. In 2010, they won the Rising Star award at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards. In August 2011, the duo signed with American pop music label Interscope Records.

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Country music

Country music

Country is a music genre originating in the Southern and Southwestern United States. First produced in the 1920s, country primarily focuses on working class Americans and blue-collar American life.

Carly McKillip

Carly McKillip

Carly Maria McKillip is a Canadian actress and musician known for her title role in the television series Alice, I Think. She also performs together with her sister Britt in the country group One More Girl. She was occasionally miscredited as Carly McKillup. She also provided the voice of Sakura Avalon, the title character of the Nelvana dubbed anime television series Cardcaptors.

Britt McKillip

Britt McKillip

Britt Analisa McKillip is a Canadian actress and singer. Her credits include the film Scary Godmother: Halloween Spooktacular and its sequel Scary Godmother: The Revenge of Jimmy, and her role as Reggie Lass in the television series Dead Like Me, the film Dead Like Me: Life After Death, and her voiceover roles as Cloe in Bratz and Princess Cadance in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and Princess Harumi in Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu.

EMI

EMI

EMI Group Limited was a British transnational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London. At the time of its break-up in 2012, it was the fourth largest business group and record label conglomerate in the music industry, and was one of the "Big Four" record companies. Its labels included EMI Records, Parlophone, Virgin Records, and Capitol Records, which are now owned by other companies.

Big Sky (One More Girl album)

Big Sky (One More Girl album)

Big Sky is the debut studio album by Canadian country music group One More Girl. It was released on October 6, 2009 by EMI Music Canada. The album features songs written by Matraca Berg, Gretchen Wilson and Victoria Banks.

Canadian Country Music Association

Canadian Country Music Association

The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) was founded in 1976 as the Academy of Country Music Entertainment to organize, promote and develop a Canadian country music industry. The groundwork for the association began on June 3rd, 1973 when a group of twelve entertainers, promoters and radio personalities met at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto, Ontario and formed a Board of Directors to help promote Canadian content. The group included Jury Krytiuk, president of Boot Records, Bod Dalton, a promotor, Sean Eyre, DJ Lindsay, radio personality Harold Moon who worked for BMI Records, Jack Starr of The Horseshoe Tavern, Barry Haugen of RCA Records, Vic Folliott of Brantford Radio, Mary Butterill of CAPAC Publishing and Ben Kerr who was a prominent promoter and Brent Williams, a notable country and bluegrass entertainer. This group was aided by future Country Music Awards organizer and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Joe Talbot who flew up from Nasville especially for this meeting. The association changed its name to the Canadian Country Music Association in 1987.

Interscope Records

Interscope Records

Interscope Records is an American record label based in Santa Monica, California, owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M imprint. Founded in late 1990 by Jimmy Iovine and Ted Field as a $20 million joint venture with Atlantic Records of Warner Music Group and Interscope Communications, it differed from most record labels by letting A&R staff control decisions and allowing artists and producers full creative control. Interscope's first hit records arrived in under a year, and it achieved profitability in 1993. Chair and CEO until May 2014, Iovine was succeeded by John Janick.

Biography

In December 2008, One More Girl signed with EMI Music Canada and released their debut single, "I Can Love Anyone", to Canadian country radio shortly after.[1] EMI released the duo's debut album, Big Sky, on October 6, 2009. Another single for EMI, "Fall Like That", was released in early 2011 as the first single from the duo's second album.

In August 2011, the duo signed with Interscope Records, an American pop music label.[2]

The duo released an extended play, The Hard Way, in February 2014 via Open Road Recordings.

Both sisters are also actresses, with Carly known for her role in the series Alice, I Think, while Britt is known for co-starring in the US cable TV series Dead Like Me and also providing the voice of Princess Cadance for My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

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EMI

EMI

EMI Group Limited was a British transnational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London. At the time of its break-up in 2012, it was the fourth largest business group and record label conglomerate in the music industry, and was one of the "Big Four" record companies. Its labels included EMI Records, Parlophone, Virgin Records, and Capitol Records, which are now owned by other companies.

Big Sky (One More Girl album)

Big Sky (One More Girl album)

Big Sky is the debut studio album by Canadian country music group One More Girl. It was released on October 6, 2009 by EMI Music Canada. The album features songs written by Matraca Berg, Gretchen Wilson and Victoria Banks.

Interscope Records

Interscope Records

Interscope Records is an American record label based in Santa Monica, California, owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M imprint. Founded in late 1990 by Jimmy Iovine and Ted Field as a $20 million joint venture with Atlantic Records of Warner Music Group and Interscope Communications, it differed from most record labels by letting A&R staff control decisions and allowing artists and producers full creative control. Interscope's first hit records arrived in under a year, and it achieved profitability in 1993. Chair and CEO until May 2014, Iovine was succeeded by John Janick.

Open Road Recordings

Open Road Recordings

Open Road Recordings, a division of RGK Entertainment Group Ltd., is a Canadian record label specializing in country music. it was established by Ron Kitchener in 2003 and distributed through Universal Music Canada. The label also owns an American division in Nashville, Tennessee.

Alice, I Think (TV series)

Alice, I Think (TV series)

Alice, I Think is a Canadian television sitcom based on the 2000 Susan Juby book of the same name. Fifteen-year-old Alice is played by Carly McKillip. Alice's brother, MacGregor, is played by Connor Price. Alice's father, John, is played by Dan Payne, and her mother, Diane, is played by Rebecca Northan. Other characters include Marcus, Aubrey, Bob, Finn, Linda, Becky, Karen, Violet, Rosie and Geraldine. The show takes place in Smithers, British Columbia.

Dead Like Me

Dead Like Me

Dead Like Me is an American comedy-drama television series starring Ellen Muth and Mandy Patinkin as grim reapers who reside and work in Seattle, Washington. Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, the show was created by Bryan Fuller for the Showtime cable network, where it ran for two seasons (2003–04). Fuller left the show five episodes into Season 1 because of creative differences; creative direction was taken over by executive producers John Masius and Stephen Godchaux. A direct-to-DVD film titled Dead Like Me: Life After Death was released on February 17, 2009, with an option to restart the series.

Discography

One More Girl performing in 2012
One More Girl performing in 2012

Albums

Title Details
Big Sky

Extended plays

Title Details
One More Girl for Christmas
  • Release date: November 22, 2013
  • Label: One More Girl Music
The Hard Way

Singles

Year Single Peak positions Album
CAN Country
[3]
CAN
[4]
2008 "I Can Love Anyone" 18 Big Sky
2009 "Misery Loves Company" 30
"When It Ain't Rainin'" 7 86
"Tumblin' Tears" 10
2010 "The Day I Fall" 27
2011 "Fall Like That" 31
2012 "Maybe" 18
2013 "Run Run Run" 36
"Love Like Mine" 26 The Hard Way (EP)
2014 "Drunk Heart" 38
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos

Year Video Director
2008 "I Can Love Anyone" Kathi Prosser
2009 "Misery Loves Company" Margaret Malandruccolo
"When It Ain't Rainin'"
2010 "Tumblin' Tears"
"The Day I Fall"
2012 "Maybe"
2013 "Run Run Run"
"Love Like Mine" Wes Mack
"Home for Christmas" (with George Canyon,
Aaron Pritchett and Jordan McIntosh)
Stephen Lubig
2014 "Drunk Heart"

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Big Sky (One More Girl album)

Big Sky (One More Girl album)

Big Sky is the debut studio album by Canadian country music group One More Girl. It was released on October 6, 2009 by EMI Music Canada. The album features songs written by Matraca Berg, Gretchen Wilson and Victoria Banks.

EMI

EMI

EMI Group Limited was a British transnational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London. At the time of its break-up in 2012, it was the fourth largest business group and record label conglomerate in the music industry, and was one of the "Big Four" record companies. Its labels included EMI Records, Parlophone, Virgin Records, and Capitol Records, which are now owned by other companies.

Open Road Recordings

Open Road Recordings

Open Road Recordings, a division of RGK Entertainment Group Ltd., is a Canadian record label specializing in country music. it was established by Ron Kitchener in 2003 and distributed through Universal Music Canada. The label also owns an American division in Nashville, Tennessee.

Canadian Hot 100

Canadian Hot 100

The Canadian Hot 100 is a music industry record chart in Canada for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine. The Canadian Hot 100 was launched on the issue dated March 31, 2007, and is currently the standard record chart in Canada; a new chart is compiled and officially released to the public by Billboard on Tuesdays but post-dated to the following Saturday.

Margaret Malandruccolo

Margaret Malandruccolo

Margaret Malandruccolo is a Canadian photographer and music video director primarily living in Los Angeles who specializes in portraiture, album photography, and fashion photography. She has directed over a hundred music videos and has won two Juno Awards and four CCMA Awards.

George Canyon

George Canyon

George Canyon is a Canadian country music singer. He was the runner up on the second season of Nashville Star in 2004. He grew up in Fox Brook, Pictou County, Nova Scotia before he moved west to Calgary, Alberta. He also holds an appointment in the Canadian Forces as the Colonel Commandant of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets.

Aaron Pritchett

Aaron Pritchett

Aaron Pritchett is a Canadian country music singer. He has one #1 hit on the Billboard Canada Country chart with "Better When I Do".

Jordan McIntosh

Jordan McIntosh

Jordan James McIntosh is a Canadian country singer-songwriter from Ottawa, Ontario. He has released a number of singles.

Awards and nominations

Canadian Country Music Association Awards

Year Category Result
2010 Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
Rising Star Won

Other awards

  • 2005-2007 B.C. Country Music Association "Group of the Year"- 3 Nominations[5]
  • 2009 B.C. Country Music Association "Horizon Award"[5]
  • 2010 Canadian Radio Music "Best New Country Artist"[5]
  • 2010 B.C. Country Music Association "Single of the Year", "Group or Duo", "Album of the Year", "Entertainer of the Year"[5]

Source: "One More Girl", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 25th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_More_Girl.

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References
  1. ^ "EMI Music Canada signs One More Girl". CMT Canada. December 10, 2008.
  2. ^ "One More Girl goes one step farther". Vancouver Sun. August 17, 2011.
  3. ^ "One More Girl Album & Song Chart History - Canada Country". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 1, 2013.
  4. ^ "One More Girl Album & Song Chart History - Billboard Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 1, 2013.
  5. ^ a b c d One More Girl - EMIMusic.ca
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