Famous Burlingtonians

Tebey - Singer/Songwriter

Born Tebey Solomon Ottoh in Peterborough, Ontario, Tebey grew up in the Aldershot area of Burlington and attended Assumption High School.  Tebey won the Canadian Open Country Singing contest and signed a deal in Nashville at 15. His 2003 single We Shook Hands became a charted country hit. Nominated in 2004 for a Canadian Radio Music Award, Tebey has written for singers such as Rex Goudie, Shawn Desman, Emerson Drive, Doc Walker, Jason Blaine, Chad Brownlee, and Aaron Pritchett.  Tebey released three singles and his album The Wait in 2012.  He was nominated for Canadian Country Music Awards in 2013 for Rising Star and Producer of the Year with Jason Barry for The Wait  and for Rising Star in 2014.  He released his album Old School in 2015.  He was nominated for a CMA Ontario award for Male Artist of the Year and Fan Choice Award. His single Who’s Gonna Love You reached #1 on the peak chart position in Canada. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

This is home for me … I grew up going to the Sound of Music Festival!

Tebey - Sound of Music Festival Canada 150 June 2017