Carolyn Dawn Johnson

Country Singer
Born Apr 30, 1971

Carolyn Dawn Johnson is a Canadian Juno Award winning country music singer-songwriter. Johnson co-wrote Chely Wright's 1999 single, "Single White Female," which reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in September 1999. Johnson was signed, in 2000, to record label Arista Nashville. In 2001, Johnson released her debut album Room with a View. The album's first single "Georgia" reached No.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Carolyn Dawn Johnson.


1971 Birth Born on April 30, 1971.


1994 23 Years Old In 1994, Johnson headed to Nashville after calling her mother and saying, "I'm going big. … Read More
1997 26 Years Old In Nashville, Johnson attended songwriting workshops and writer's night events. In 1997, Johnson moved permanently to Nashville after obtaining a work visa and later that year, she signed with Patrick Joseph Music as a songwriter. … Read More
1998 27 Years Old Carolyn Dawn Johnson was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta to John Johnson, a farmer and operator of a seed-cleaning business, and Loretta Johnson, a supervisor of a home for senior citizens. Johnson was raised on a farm in Deadwood, Alberta with two brothers, late older brother Derwin, who died due to an undisclosed illness on Christmas Eve in 1998, and brother Greg. … Read More
1999 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Johnson's breakthrough as a songwriter came in 1999 when "Single White Female", a song she co-wrote with Shaye Smith and recorded by Wright, became a number one hit on country radio. … Read More


2001 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2001, Johnson released her debut album Room with a View. … Read More
2002 - 2003 2 More Events
2004 33 Years Old In 2004, Johnson released her second album, Dress Rehearsal, in which she co-produced and wrote 11 of the 12 songs. … Read More
2005 34 Years Old Johnson left Arista Nashville in 2005 because "what they wanted her to do wasn't her."
2006 35 Years Old Love & Negotiation, Johnson's 3rd album, was released in Canada under the Angeline Entertainment label in 2006. … Read More
2007 36 Years Old 1 More Event
The album was originally scheduled to be released in the United States in mid-2007 by Equity Music Group but was delayed and Johnson exited Equity in 2008.
2010 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Johnson released the first single from her upcoming studio album.


2011 40 Years Old The album is produced by Johnson and Frank Rogers and features 12 new songs. 'Love Rules' was nominated for Country Album of the Year at the 2011 Juno Awards … Read More
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