Global-recording, Jackson, MS born; New Orleans raised, Tonya Boyd-Cannon is a "witty and dope SOUL artist."
Tonya’s rare contralto voice pushes the envelope on every song she sings! Boyd-Cannon’s delivery is sharp yet soulful and authentic.
Boyd-Cannon’s combination of creative vocals and instrumentation is a fused creation that is unheard of!
Boyd-Cannon got her professional start as a background vocalist for Jean Knight, best known for her 1970’s hit single, “Mr. Big Stuff". Boyd-Cannon took her career to the next level by competing in talent competitions. Her hard work paid off; making her a "Top 20" finalist on NBC’s Emmy-Award winning show, “The Voice; where she was on Adam Levine's team.
Boyd-Cannon incessantly states, “I love performing and connecting with people! I hope my fans enjoy my music and the journey we are embarking on together.”
Boyd-Cannon is currently working on her third album, scheduled to release 2021.
The New Orleans Pelicans teamed up with Tonya Boyd-Cannon to produce a motivational moment, embodied by the CULTURE OF NEW ORLEANS. Words from New Orleans' own and founding father of jazz; Louis Armstrong, continue to leave a stain of "Love and Grace:" in our communities and in our hearts.