Jon Mullane is an award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter/performer who has gained international acclaim and success with his music. He’s had several top 40, Billboard-charting radio singles in Canada, and his song, My New American Girl, broke into the top 40 at #32 on the Hot AC Billboard Chart in the US. His songs have been featured on numerous television shows, commercials and sporting events, including his hit single, Make You Move, on NBC promoting the Beijing Olympics.
Jon is a dynamic performer, whose songs instantly connect with audiences in any concert setting, large and small, and his list of concert and television appearances throughout North America is extensive, including performing at such legendary and iconic venues as The Viper Room and House of Blues in Hollywood, CA, 12th & Porter in Nashville, TN, and the Gibson & Marriott stages at NAMM in Anaheim, CA in 2018. Recent performances include the Shag Harbour 50th Anniversary UFO Festival in Nova Scotia Canada, Good Morning San Diego and at the Canadian Consulate in Dallas, TX for their Canada 150 Celebration. His touring band consists of guitar, bass, keys, and drums. Jon also performs as an acoustic duo or trio that includes his partner, singer-songwriter Suzie Jagger-Richards.
In 2021 Jon released his first Holiday album Feels Like Christmas. It features new original songs plus Jon’s previously released Christmas singles. Jon’s Christmas songs have been well embraced with listeners and radio programmers alike and spun extensively on radio stations throughout Canada, Europe and the US. His single Christmas Time (Show the world You Care) hit number 23 on the national Mediabase chart in Canada and has been featured in several Christmas movies, most recently on the Super Channel movie, “Mistletoe Magic” and Netflix’ “Christmas Inheritance”
After several years of living and performing in the US, in 2020 Jon relocated to his home country of Canada in the seaside town of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. His journey, both professionally and musically is documented in the Music Film/Concert Special titled “Hello Again – Live from Mahone Bay” which can be streamed on his YouTube Channel.
In 2018, Jon released the album Singles, a 13 track collection of songs previously released as ‘singles’ that included the hit songs My New American Girl, Born Beautiful and The One That Got Away. The album also contained three new songs, including the lead single Freaks Me Out which was spun extensively on SiriusXM. The fun, playful accompanying music video was shot entirely in Los Angeles features iconic scenery of the Mulholland Canyon area. The video has been nominated for three awards at the 2022 Music California Video Awards.
Jon’s success as a radio charting artist achieved a major breakthrough in 2013 with his song My New American Girl, a fun, playful super catchy pop song that broke into the top 40 on the Billboard Hot AC Indicator chart in the US. The song, co-written with producer Creighton Doane was the first single from his third album, Shine, which was re-released in 2016 and features a diverse range of rock/pop songs with undeniable hooks, epic ballads and meaningful lyrics. The follow up single, Born Beautiful continued on this path, as its uplifting & inspiring music video garnered four awards in the US throughout 2016-17, including wins at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards and at the Music California Video Awards. In addition to the song receiving commercial radio airplay and international Awards, Jon has formed partnerships with several mental health organizations, including The Campaign to Change Direction and the Canadian Mental Health Association to help raise awareness and change the culture of mental health, an issue that is very important to him.
Shift was released in Canada through Flying Disc Records and in Europe through UK label Escape Music in 2010. The album builds upon the genre-defying diversity Jon has always brought to his music. Recorded in Halifax and Toronto with producer and co-writer Creighton Doane, Shift features 10 tracks of energetic rock with infectious hooks, including the remixed CHR/Dance version of Jon’s hit single Make You Move. Follow up single, the touching ballad The One That Got Away is a top 40 charting hit in Canada and continues to make a strong emotional connection with listeners & fans. The song is also featured in an episode of ABC’s “The Lying Game” and CBS’s “The Young and the Restless”.
In 2008, Jon’s song Make You Move was chosen by NBC TV for their Summer Olympic Promo/Budlight commercials. The single brought Jon’s sound to North America in a big way. It achieved multi-format chart success and garnered extensive radio airplay. In 2009, Make You Move was nominated for Single of the Year at the East Coast Music Awards. Later, in 2016 Make You Move was featured in the trailer for the Netflix movie “Coin Heist”
Released through Universal Canada in 2007, Jon’s ‘renaissance debut’ The Source, produced by Haywire’s David Rashed, found success internationally through Jon’s following in Europe and Asia as well as in North America. The power pop single, Go The Distance garnered significant radio play in Canada and hit the number one position on the iconic U.S. music industry publication Cashbox on their Indie Rock chart. The album also received a 4 1/2 star review from the magazine.
As his inspiring story continues to unfold, Jon Mullane defines what a real artist is… embracing an unbridled passion for and dedication to his music, combined with an authenticity that connects him with his fans.