Friday February 1st, 2019
The CTV https://www.ctv.ca/Home series The Launch Season 2 ( episode 1 https://www.ctv.ca/The-Launch-S2/Episode-1 ) premiered Wednesday January 30th, 2019 at 8pm. The Launch follows five emerging musicians competing for a chance to have a debut single released commercially working with mentors Executive Producer Scott Borchetta https://www.ctv.ca/The-Launch-S2/Mentors/Scott-Borchetta who is also Founder, President and CEO of Big Machine Label Group https://www.bigmachinelabelgroup.com/ , Canadian recording artist Marie-Mai https://www.ctv.ca/The-Launch-S2/Mentors/Marie-Mai and a celebrity songwriter/producer. This episode it was Ryan Tedder https://www.instagram.com/ryantedder/?hl=en , best known as being the lead vocalist of the pop rock band OneRepublic www.onerepublic.com/ . The five competitors were Amber J https://www.ctv.ca/The-Launch-S2/Video/S2E1-Audition-Amber-J-vid1598460 , Cassiøpeia https://www.ctv.ca/The-Launch-S2/Video/S2E1-Audition-Cassipeia-vid1598476 , Dey https://www.ctv.ca/The-Launch-S2/Video/S2E1-Audition-Dey-vid1598487 , NOA https://www.ctv.ca/The-Launch-S2/Video/S2E1-Audition-NOA-vid1598493 & Vi https://www.ctv.ca/The-Launch-S2/Video/S2E1-Audition-Vi-vid1598503 . And when the show ended it was 17 year old Cassiøpeia https://www.instagram.com/mynameiscassiopeia/?hl=en who won the honour of releasing a new single written and produced by Ryan Tedder. Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com speaks with Cassiøpeia about her love of music, why she decided to take part in The Launch, what other significant event was going on in her life on the same day her new single was released nation wide and of course her new single… Better(featuring Boi-1da & KILLY) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElR6ybQSDUc&list=PLI5B6WXuvRSLCITu7UBT3zeavYF2x_q4y .