“Five Minutes With” Calgary Pop/Soul Singer Jocelyn Alice

Jocelyn Alice is a platinum-selling Canadian singer and songwriter with a fiercely powerful voice, heartfelt lyrics, and magnetic style. She rose to fame with her 2015 breakout summer song, “Jackpot.” The track topped radio and sales charts eventually being certified platinum in Canada. Since then, Jocelyn’s songs have received over 100 million streams, including her latest single “Sweetheart”, her collaboration with R3hab, “Radio Silence” (Canada top 25 radio hit), her single “I Know” (Canada top 20 radio hit), her Gold-certified single “Bound To You” (Canada top 15 radio hit), and her Gold-certified track “Feels Right”. In December 2017, Jocelyn teamed up with Walk Off The Earth for a cover of Camila Cabello’s “Havana,” amassing over 10 million views to date across all platforms.

Jocelyn received a 2016 SOCAN Pop/Rock Music Award for Jackpot and received Canadian Radio Music Awards nominations in 2016 for Best New Group or Solo Artist: AC and Best New Group or Solo Artist: CHR. She also received Canadian Music Week Indie Awards nominations in 2016 for Pop Artist of the Year and Single of the Year. Jocelyn co-wrote Mother Mother’s hit single ‘The Drugs’, which spent two weeks at #1 on the Mediabase Canada Alt Rock chart in February 2017 and received a SOCAN #1 Song Award in November 2017.

Prior to her solo career, Jocelyn and bassist Lisa Jacobs performed in the indie soul pop duo jocelyn & lisa (a unique sound-blend of pop, soul, reggae, and funk).

Jocelyn has co-written music featured in the hit TV shows One Tree Hill and Pretty Little Liars, the movie Dear Santa, and a television commercial in Canada for Shaw TV. In addition, she was the vocalist in a popular USA nationwide television commercial for Target, which featured a cover of the song “(So Groovy) Reach Out of the Darkness”.

Jocelyn released her debut solo EP Little Devil in September 2018.

Jocelyn Alice

Name: Jocelyn Alice

Genre: Pop/Soul

Founded: 2014

# of Albums: 1

Latest Release: Little Devil EP (2018)

Latest Single: The Dark

Latest Video: The Dark

Favourite Local Restaurant:

Una or Native Tounges

Favourite band as a teenager:

No Doubt or Christina Aguilera

Favourite band now:

Bon Iver, Lauv, Lennon Stella

Guilty Pleasure Song:

Tadow by FKJ

Live Show Ritual:

OMG so many things!!! Meditation, warm ups, tons of quiet, no cheese, one drink!

Favourite local artist?


Nose Hill or Fish Creek?

Fish creek

EP or LP?


Early bird or night owl?

Hard early bird. 5am!

Road or studio?

I need the balance of both honestly.

Where can we follow you?

@iamjocelynalice & jocelynalice.com.

Any shows or albums coming up?

Nov 22!!!! Brand new album titled: How Dare You.

(period included)!