Royal Wood’s career has been established with critical acclaim and impressive musical achievements.
His latest release WE WERE BORN TO GLORY debuted in the Top 25 charts in Canada and was recently nominated for “Adult Alternative Album of the Year” at the 2013 Juno Awards. The single “ I Want Your Love” reached No. 1 on the CBC Radio 2 charts for three solid weeks, and remained in the Top 20 for 14 weeks straight. His videos for “Not Giving Up” and “The Glory” both found heavy rotation on Much Music.
His music has been used in several TV and Film productions, including major TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice and Being Human.
A 2011 Juno nominee for Songwriter of the Year, a past recipient of the iTunes’ Songwriter of the Year, and finalist in the “International Songwriting Competition”, Royal has been asked to co-write with such notable artists as Randy Bachman (BTO, Guess Who), Colin James and Wayne Petti (Cuff the Duke).
His abilities as a producer and an arranger were recognized on his 2010 release The Waiting, when iTunes and CBC Radio 2 named his record one of The Best Album’s of the year.
His records have been released worldwide on Maple Recordings/Universal and Rounder Europe, and he has successfully toured in Canada, USA, Germany, France, The Netherlands, UK, Ireland and Italy. Wood has also supported national tours with David Gray, Sarah Harmer and Serena Ryder.
- 2013 Juno Nomination – Adult Alternative Album of the Year “WE WERE BORN TO GLORY”
- 2013 Finalist in “International Songwriting Competition” with “I Want Your Love”
- 2012 Single “I Want Your Love” reached No. 1 for three solid weeks on the CBC Radio 2 Charts
- 2012 Single “I Want Your Love” remained in the Top 20 on the CBC Radio 2 Charts for 14 weeks straight
- 2012 Videos “Not Giving Up” and “The Glory” both found heavy rotation on Much Music
- 2012 Album “We Were Born To Glory” debuted in the Canadian Top 25
- 2011 Juno Nomination – Songwriter of the Year
- 2010 CBC Radio 2 – Top album 2010
- 2010 ITunes – Rewind Top Pop Single Pick
- 2010 ITunes – Rewind Top Pop Album Pick
- 2008 iTunes – Songwriter of the Year Pick