The Permanent Rain Press, Chloe Hoy, Feb 13 2019. Ria Jade has released her latest single, “Wild Things.” Marking a return to music for the Vancouver artist, her voice has never lost its spark, using the track’s narrative to bring light to (and showcase) LGBTQ acceptance. The upbeat alt-pop track has plenty of punch, a modernized retro sound that wouldn’t sound out of place on a jukebox spin – it helps that the music video is set in a local Kitsilano diner. (Read the full article here.)
DREAM ON: “The road doesn’t always have to come to a dark end,” said 19-year-old singer-songwriter Ria Jade who endured eating disorders and severe anxiety en route to hosting Shaw’s third-season eveRIAthing TV program. Youngsters who appear on the show competed in the second annual Wall of Stars concert that Jade presented at the Rio theatre recently. Of that generation, “We can change the world one dream at a time,” she said. 2016
Apart from having a strong passion for the arts, Ria is a big supporter of mental health, anti-bullying and equality. With these advocacies close to her heart, she works on raising awareness and empowering the youth to follow their dreams.
Among Ria’s achievements are: being featured on MuchMusic TV for her song, "Give Your Heart a Break" (2013), being featured on the One Direction website as one of their favorite covers (2012); being one of only four Wild Card Auditions from more than 4,000 contestants across Canada for The Next Star .