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Moods: Solo Female Artist Rock: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock Moods: Out-and-Proud Blues: Piano Blues Pop: Pop/Rock

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Anna Gutmanis

Anna Gutmanis is an award-winning Canadian songwriter, singer and keyboardist deeply influenced by the blues. Her 2014 single release “Lately It’s Cold” won a Global Music Award. "Lately" also charted on iTunes, as did the single "Diamonds and Stiletto Shoes". Several songs from Anna's critically-acclaimed album "Glimmer In The Dark" appeared on 3 different Australian Indie Radio Charts and on the Roots Music Report 2014 Top 100 Pop Song chart. The single “I Am Who I Am” is an anthem to the LGBTQ rights movement. It was featured in Euro Pride 2015 events in Latvia, and it charted on RMR's Top 50 Songs in Canada for August 2017. Other recordings include Anna's eponymous debut album, which still receives airplay on blues radio. Her first two official music videos, “I Am Who I Am” and “Another Way Out”, played at film festivals internationally, and are also being used as educational tools at PFLAG. "Another Way Out" won the 2014 Best Short Documentary award at Q Cinema Texas. Anna often performs live in and around Toronto, and plays shows across Canada and the United States. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of her 2009 Pride Song Award for "I Am Who I Am", Anna is releasing a dance version of the tune in tandem with a new video directed by acclaimed cinematographer Davina Hader.