DeeDee Austin, an 18-year-old Indigenous Pop Powerhouse and member of the Abegweit First Nation on PEI. DeeDee, who you could call a hybrid artist embraces the contemporary and traditional Indigenous music which she creates and implements into each one of her infectious high energy performances. DeeDee’s authentic songwriting is bringing her recognition not only in the Atlantic Provinces but across the Nation and is no stranger to entertaining crowds of 10 thousand plus! DeeDee currently sat on the 2024 JUNOS event committee as part of the Local JUNOs team as a voice representing young emerging artists, youth, local artists and the Mi’kmaq culture.

DeeDee with a combined total of 16 awards and nominations has been a staple in the East Coast music scene since 2021 and is currently nominated for ECMA Dance Recording of the Year 2024 and Fans Choice Video of the Year 2024. In 2022 and 2023 DeeDee garnered Music Nova Scotia’s Indigenous Artist of the Year and 2022, New Artist Recording of the year along with Socan Songwriter of the Year Honourable mention, Chief Noel Doucette Youth Achievement Award, was nominated for Women in Music Canada Honours 2023, Nominated for the Lt. Governor’s Award 2023 along with being nominated for the best of Halifax Pop Artist, New Artist, Music Video and Solo Artist.

The busy young artist has recently performed at the Road to the Junos, headlined the 2023 Canada Games closing ceremonies, Opened the 2023 North American Indigenous Games, opened for Aprilwine to a sold out show (10,000) , performed at the Wildfire relief benefit 8,000 + fans and has shared the stage with some of Canada’s greats such as : Bruce Guthro, David Wilcox, Mr.Sauga, DJ Shub, Crownlands, Neon Dreams, Classified, Matt Mays, George Canyon, Jimmy Rankin and Dave Gunning to name a few.

DeeDee’s goal is to touch the hearts of her listeners and to consistently strive to make change in the world we live by coming together as one with love, peace, equality and friendship being the forefront.