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Victoria Canal


Victoria Canal is a Spanish-American, pop-soul singer/songwriter. A U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts in 2015, Victoria's independently-released soulful debut EP Into the Pull has garnered over 4 million plays on Spotify and has been praised by the likes of Alessia Cara, Nataly Dawn of Pomplamoose, and Gabrielle Aplin as well as having charted at #6 on Billboard's "Next Big Sound." At just 19, she has already toured the UK and the U.S. and performed in various venues worldwide. In 2017, she signed with Instrumental, a sublabel of Warner to enter production of her debut full-length album. Victoria received The ASCAP Foundation “Reach Out and Touch” Award in honor of Nick Ashford in 2017.  She is currently enrolled at NYU Tisch as a college freshman, studying music production.

Watch Past Performances

Video 4/6/2018: Songwriters: The Next Generation

Songwriters: The Next Generation is a collaboration between The ASCAP Foundation and the Kennedy Center, showcasing the work of four young songwriters and composers.

Presented in collaboration with The ASCAP Foundation.

Victoria Canal