Canada’s Renowned Pop Artist ‘Dion Todd’ Reveals About His Struggles in Lifeby Martin Gray Content Writer
Life is never a bed of roses. We all suffer through our fair shares of failure and success. Yet, only those win at life who get through the hard times and grow stronger, not letting the bad times take a toll on their determination.
Dion Todd is an epitome of resilience, serving as an inspiration for many to never get disheartened when life takes a turn. Today, we conversed with the renowned pop artist from Canada, to know all about his life struggles and how he managed to cope with it.
Dion explained that his childhood was not the perfect one. Yet, one pivotal point made all the difference.” I can never forget when I was eight years old, living in a shelter with my mom and sister. I had a counseling session with a child support worker who said that I was destined to be an utter disaster due to significant negative events that had occurred in my childhood. This shook me to the core, realizing how can another person decide my fate, it is I who is going to determine what my future will be,” says Dion Todd.
Confronted with an intense character-defining moment, Dion did what any self-regarding 8-year-old would do ─ he vanquished his feelings of trepidation, defeated his difficulties, and became the master of his own fate. Today, Dion Todd is legitimately grateful for that crucial moment that molded him into the creative leader, business person, performer, and visionary he has developed into. “Honestly, I cannot be thankful enough for that moment, for it made me realize what I worthy of and that I had capabilities to gain esteem,” he says.
Dion’s journey to achievement in music and business is out and out remarkable.
During the most troublesome occasions of his adolescence, he became focused on music, and started to sing and play different instruments to get away from his hostile environment, suppressing it to take a toll on his mental health and capacity.
Realizing his profound passion for music, Dion’s mom enrolled him in the Cambridge Kiwanis Boys Choir in Canada. Quickly, he turned into the Choir’s head soloist and had the chance to visit North America and Europe with them. Through this choir, Dion Todd explored his calling and found a deep connection with music, when he recorded a solo on one the Choir’s album Christmas Favorite.
As his enthusiasm for music kept on developing, he went to a high school for the performing arts, where he learned vocal and instrumental music, during which time he figured out how to play over ten instruments.
From that point onwards, Dion Todd has embarked onto the journey of progress with hits including ‘Maybe’, ‘Magic,’ and a 2005 redo of Corey Hart’s megahit ‘Never Surrender,’ all of which showed up on bestselling pop/dance compilation collections. ‘Never Surrender’ topped at #28 on the R&R Mediabase CHR/Pop Top 30. ‘Magic’ and ‘Never Surrender’ earned Dion an aggregate of three East Coast Music Award nominations in Canada.
In 2018, Dion released his single ‘Remedy for Insanity.’ The song crested at #10 on the Canadian Top 100 radio play chart (ADISQ), and debuted on the coveted USA Billboard Top 50 Dance Club Chart at #48, topping at #41. An EP of club mixes for ‘Remedy for Insanity,’ suitably named “Club Cure EP”, hit #1 on the iTunes dance album sales in Canada. This stellar hit earned Dion two Independent Music Award nomination in 2019 for Best Dance/Electronica Song and Best Dance/Electronica EP.
Following the achievement of ‘Remedy for Insanity,’ Dion released his single ‘Be Alright’ in May 2019. The tune slung to #5 on the Billboard Top 50 dance club chart, just as hitting two extra Billboard outlines, including #36 on the Billboard Top 50 Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, and #35 on the Billboard BDS Mainstream Top 40 national airplay radio indicator chart. The music additionally went beyond the borders of Canada and the US to the UK on the Music Week charts adding to the Dion’s fame.
In 2020, Dion was named MusicNL (Music Newfoundland) Telegram Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year.
Dion’s journey to music makes him a wellspring of motivation for people around him. During his time as a recording artist, Dion, every now and again, talked and performed on occasions in Canada, including visiting the same shelter where he lived with his mom. Dion is vigorous about inspiring children in similar circumstances, which he once suffered. His status places him in an extraordinary situation to be a good example to kids conquering afflictions like his own. All the more critically, given the reality he could straightforwardly relate to them, it made it a lot simpler for the youngsters to tune in, and to accept his words, that the sky is the limit.
As a weak, broken kid, music added to the individual he is today. Headed to succeed regardless of how troublesome the journey, he has consistently been enabled to defeat misfortunes with an inspiration to achieve the remarkable. “I wish to inspire kids going through a tough time in lives, never to give up, and always trust in yourself. No one will support you, it is you, yourself who needs to get out of the mess and show the world what you got,” says Dion Todd.
Dion Todd’s life is an excellent illustration of how life is messed up for all of us, yet those who conquer the troubles come up triumphs. Way to go, Dion! We look forward to listening to more stellar hits by you.
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