Tennyson King is a nomadic indie folk musician from Hong Kong and Canada performing in Canada, Australia, Asia, and Europe. His 2022 album ‘Good Company’, produced by Juno nominee Ross Hayes Citrullo has been featured on CBC Radio, SiriusXM, Stingray Music, OMNI TV Mandarin & Cantonese, The RepresentASIAN Project, Exclaim!, and more. It has gained over 90K streams, with music videos over 90K YouTube views. In May 2021, he released his first Chinese single 生命的进度 and 自在 in support of Asian Heritage month. He strives to represent the Chinese community in his musical endeavors and aims to be an inspiration for young Asian musicians.
He was awarded Songwriter of the Year at the 2022 Mississauga Music Awards, Solo Vocalist of the Year at the 2023 MARTYs and was nominated for the 2023 Canadian Folk Music Awards. This summer he is touring in Canada performing at Vancouver Island MusicFest, Pembina River Nights, Mission Folk Music Festival and more.. to promote his new single ‘Rubber Tramp’.
His up-coming work will combine traditional Chinese music and his style of indie folk. He is working with traditional Chinese musicians based in Toronto, Vancouver and Australia to write this album, which will be titled 百城 (100 Cities), which is also Tennyson’s Chinese name. Tennyson has captured audiences worldwide with his reverberant and earthy folk-rock blend, jovial personality, and intimately humorous lyrical storytelling.