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Shannon Selig / Press

“There’s a lot to say about Shannon Selig, an up-and-coming country music singer from North Yarmouth who I wrote about today pushing a strong anti-bullying message through her song “Show Me The Light.” That story should be available on the BDN main page shortly — maybe it’s been posted already, depending on when you’re reading this. Shannon Selig at Pat’s Pizza in Portland, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (BDN photo by Seth Koenig) First and perhaps foremost, she’s working with award-winning producer Alan Schulman on an album she hopes to release in February of 2013, but as is so often the case in the modern-day music industry, she’s working really hard for the opportunity. Selig is trying to raise $18,000 for the album through the online fundraising site Kickstarter. She’s almost halfway there with just less than $8,000 raised at the time I’m writing this — around 3 p.m. on Nov. 23 — and she’s got 22 days to go.”

“New artist Shannon Selig will debut music from her new album, Perfectly Imperfect, at the virtual venue StageIt on Tuesday, June 25. The performance takes place amid a West Coast tour for the American/Canadian vocalist. Fans from across the continent — and the world — can attend the online concert at 8:30 p.m. E.T./7:30 p.m. C.T./5:30 p.m. P.T., by visiting www.stageit.com/ShannonSeligShow “I’ve been traveling all over the country but I know there are still so many places and fans I have yet to visit,” Selig says. “Please join me online for a live show from the home of my best friend and guitar player, Ben Kirsch, in Tumwater, Washington. I’m excited to be on the West Coast and able to share my music with those of you on the opposite side of the country at the same time. Hope y’all can tune in and have fun with us.” To access the unique show, which will not be archived online, viewers visit stageit.com/ShannonSeligShow with a virtual ticket. Shows are “pay as you”

“PORTLAND, Maine — When Shannon Selig was in high school, she wasn’t an athlete like most of the popular students, and she said her passion for music and theater provided classmates with fodder to launch rumors that she was full of herself. But contrary to those rumors, Selig — then a North Yarmouth teenager attending Greely High School and now an up-and-coming country music singer — was awash with self-doubt and insecurity. “There were lots of rumors being circulated to knock me down,” she recalled. “I was bullied in high school, and now I’m an example. I’ve been there and I’m OK.” Selig is indeed OK. In addition to a slew of Maine and regional awards — including New England Country Music Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year and Female Entertainer of the Year in 2011 — she earned North American Country Music Awards Horizon honors as one of the continent’s top up-and-coming female vocalists and songwriters this year. But as perhaps her most popular song ..”

“Shannon Selig, formerly of North Yarmouth and now an up-and-coming country music singer who lives in Nashville has a powerful viral video out concerning bullying. She tells the Bangor Daily News, “I was bullied in high school, and now I’m an example. I’ve been there and I’m OK.” Shanon has won the ‘New England Country Music Awards’ for ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ and ‘Female Entertainer of the Year’ and earned ‘North American Country Music Awards Horizon Awards’ for female vocalist and songwriter. Her song, “Show Me The Light,” was co-written with Jimmy Buffett bassist Jim Mayer. It was written in the memory of Ashlynn Connor and Jasmine McClain, 10-year-old girls in Illinois and North Carolina, respectively, who committed suicide last year. They both reportedly had being bullied in school.”

“Shannon Selig a native of North Yarmouth Maine, 2007 graduate of Greely High school and longtime resident of Boston, MA is coming home to New England with her band for a special two-week tour. Selig recently relocated to Nashville to work alongside Jim Mayer, long time bassist for Jimmy Buffet and Alan Schulman an award winning record producer. Together Shannon and Jim Mayer co-wrote “Show Me The Light”; a song originally written for two ten-year-old girls who took their own lives because they were bullied in school. The song was released via You-Tube in October to help raise awareness for anti-bullying. ... (cont)”

“PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - The owner of Pat's Pizza in the Old Port teamed up with a rising country singer to raise money for anti-bullying efforts in Maine. Shannon Selig is an up and coming singer-song writer. Now based in Nashville, Shannon grew up in North Yarmouth. Her video for "Show me the Light" has become a popular view on YouTube getting several thousand hits. It's about two 10-year old girls who took their own lives after being bullied. She sang the song a few times today at an event hosted by Pat's owner Chris Tyll. ... (cont)”

“PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - "The Voice" Contest winner Shannon Selig spoke with us on Tuesday's 6 AM show. Selig is headed to Los Angeles on Monday to try out for NBC's hit show "The Voice". She's been given a "golden ticket" to get ahead in the tryouts. We will follow her progress in California next week. Shannon also sang a little bit for us. We wish her the best of luck!!! ”

“With over 47,000 votes for our local audition of "The Voice" the winner is Shannon Selig of North Yarmouth. The winner will head out to Los Angeles and we will follow their progress. ”

“Shannon Selig is one of Boston newest vocal talents. Come out for a night of music highlighting some new songs off her soon to be released album and enjoy some old favorites. Also joining her for the night will be Casey MacKenzie and Jacob Sherma”

“After trying out twice, she was chosen as a contestant for American Idol. But she still has a long way to go before she's appears on national television. "I get to go to the front of the line and be with a group of special people, we don't know exactly how many, but I get to kind of cut in front of the thousands of people and be in the front with probably a couple of hundred people," said Selig. Selig says that puts here at the second level of auditions. She auditioned for her tryout in Bangor, and then in New York City.”

“Beautiful vocals, nicely written for this soloist. Good mix of songs, shows off the artist's talent. Would like to hear more from this one. WOW”

“Selig, who was featured in the Magic of Christmas last year, performed "My Prayer" (Medema) and "My Time on Earth" (arranged by Ken Medema), dedicated to Pike and Dunton. Her full, powerful vocals captivated the audience.”

“The Portland Symphony Orchestra opens "Magic of Christmas" on Friday, kicking off a 15-show run that extends through Dec. 18. In addition to the orchestra, chorus and guest star from New York, this year's cast includes several local residents. Among them is 16-year-old Shannon Selig, a junior at Greely High School. The North Yarmouth woman will sing "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day," "We Need a Little Christmas" and other songs. The daughter of Ashley and Janice Selig, she began singing at age 3 and has received coaching from the age of 9. Presently, her voice teacher is Ellen Chickering of the University of Southern Maine at Gorham. Selig has been involved in four Greely High School productions, including "Oklahoma" her freshman year in which she played the lead role of Laurey. Last year, she recorded, co-produced and wrote her first solo album, "Through My Eyes."”

“Shannon is such an inspiration to me. Her cd taught me to move on with my troubles in life. Thank you Shannon for everything your music has made me!!”

“Ever since she stood on the family coffee table at age 2 and belted into a toy microphone, Shannon Selig has been passionate about singing for an audience. "It's been my biggest dream for as long as I can remember," said Selig, 14, who is entering her sophomore year at Greely High School. She's aware her dream for a musical career is one shared by many other young singers, and that the recording industry is a tough business. But with two demos and a new album already under her belt, the young entertainer isn't letting the odds slow her down. Earlier this month, Selig traveled to Jenison, Mich., to work with Ken Medema, a singer-songwriter well-known on the Christian music circuit, to record her first full-length album, "Through My Eyes." Medema composed most of the 10 songs on the album, and Selig even wrote one song - "Drift Away," about a tragic loss - on her own. She hopes to release the self-produced CD next month.”