A global pandemic isn’t stopping Robyn

They say country music is just three chords and the truth, and it was Robyn Ottolini’s unabashed honesty that resonated with fans and led to a record deal.

A global pandemic isn’t stopping Robyn Ottolini from getting into the hearts and homes of people around the world. Born and raised in Uxbridge, Ontario, the up-and-coming country singer-songwriter now has more than 60 million global streams to her name. After going viral on TikTok with her hit “F-150,” Robyn’s career as a U.S. major label artist was launched in October 2020 after signing a record deal with Warner Music Nashville. Having recently performed at the 2021 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards, Robyn is looking forward to a new year full of new music and new opportunities.

As Robyn says, “There are people out there who need me to sing songs for them. I’ve always hoped my music could help people, and I’m really glad it’s working. It’s why I write my music.”

Where feels like home?

What’s your favourite holiday tradition?
Well, my song “Hangover for Christmas” is out now, so I’ve got to say getting a hangover is my new favourite tradition!

Who would you love to do a music collab with?
Sam Hunt.

Describe your sound in three words.
Quirky, funny and relatable.

What’s your favourite music trend?
I love double meanings in lyrics.

Who helped you get to where you are today?
My managers, Mark and Erik.

What’s your favourite board game?
I’m a big Monopoly girl.

Favourite hangout spot in Durham Region?
Ooh! The Second Wedge Brewery in Uxbridge.

Best compliment you’ve ever received?
That I’m warm. Like, I’m a warm person.

Favourite on your playlist right now?
“Heavyweight” by Kassi Ashton.

What show have you recently binged?
Sings: “All I do is binge, binge, binge no matter what” to the tune of “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled. Locke & Key was the last one I binged.

Who’s your celebrity crush?
Adam Sandler. I wrote a whole song about him on TikTok. Every review of Adam Sandler is that he’s the nicest but also funny. I’m a big personality person so I like Adam Sandler.

What’s your weirdest habit?
I chew the inside of my mouth. I’m pretty sure that’s an anxiety habit. I make weird faces in random situations. Sometimes I hiss; it’s a habit I should probably break. I have too many weird habits I just put out into the world there.

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