Just a few years into her creative career already blessed with highlights, Leanne is an artist who manages to mix vulnerability with an unusual strength.
She has just been awarded the prestigious Carol Lloyd Award, offering her $15'000 to record a new body of work set to be released in 2019. Her live performances are receiving praise from the Courier Mail, themusic.com.au, and audiences throughout Australia. She has received 2 x Qld Music Awards for tracks Gentle Annie and Bearing the Crown in best Blues & Roots, along with several nominations including 'Song of the Year', she has scored official rotation on Double J and inclusion in the Triple Z Hot 100 2 x consecutive years. Leanne Tennant has received various nominations including 'Australian Artist of the Year' - AU Review, the Grant McLennan Fellowship and received a mentorship with Kram from iconic Australian rock band, Spiderbait. Her current album RED WINE, LATE NIGHTS saw Tennant selling out a string of shows last year and has been receiving huge praise from The Sydney Morning Herald, The Courier Mail, and Rollingstone. Tennants alternative Blues style has received support from radio across the country along with being added to rotation on American music video channel ZUUS Media and aired on BBC Radio, RAGE and MTV and a PBS fm Featured album.