With his new single, ‘Hangin’, an up-tempo, groove-laden hook-fest, Donny Lee continues to build on is rapidly growing country career. Written by hit writers Rhett Akins, Ross Copperman, and Ben Hayslip , the lyrics and style of ‘Hangin’ immediately connected with Lee the moment it was pitched to him.
“The first time I heard ‘Hangin’ I loved it,” said Donny Lee. “It’s a fun, easygoing song with a cool vibe that fits today’s country sound. It’s what I like to do with my buddies: hang out, have a couple beers, and bang on some guitars! I hope you feel good when you listen to it!”
Like a moth to a flame, country music fans are drawn to the warmth and charm of Donny Lee. A down-to-earth guy who knows no stranger, the Alberta/Nashville-based songwriter and performer has been using his musical gift since singing with his parents band as a young adult, and still strums the 65 Gibson Hummingbird his father taught him to play. Donny Lee’s magnetic personality is not only a perfect fit for the stage, he makes every single audience member feel like they are at their own personal concert, no matter what size the venue. Regularly invited back to perform at festivals and fairs, its Donny Lee’s mission to ensure fans have the best time possible at his shows.
For the past few years, Donny has been making the annual pilgrimage to Nashville for months at a time, playing honkytonks such as Tootsie’s World Famous Orchid Lounge, promoting himself as a Canadian artist. Reviewers and locals alike say that Donny Lee is a must see performer in Nashville, and making his show part of your trip to the city is essential to the experience.
Currently working on his third album in Nashville with Victoria Goodvin and local publishing companies, Donny is readying to release new music. His first album titled ‘Who I Am’ was released in 2017, and the follow up ‘Better Believe It’, produced by CCMA Award-winning producer Bart McKay, released in Fall 2018. He’s released eight songs to Canadian country radio and the latest release ‘Got Me This Far’ was also released to US radio in March 2021, and ran a successful 26 week campaign reaching #46 on Nashville’s Music Row Breakout Charts.
With roots deep in country music, Donny Lee shoots straight from the hip in how he approaches life and the stage. He creates memorable experiences for country music fans, and his reviews are a testament to that. It is Donny Lee’s goal to share his love of entertaining to audiences far and wide, and have a prosperous career as a Canadian Country Music Artist.