Nikki performed the 2010 Winter Olympics theme song, “I Believe,” at the opening ceremony,
sending the song to Number 1 on Billboard’s Top 100, Canada.
Millions of people were introduced to 16-year-old prodigy Nikki Yanofsky when she performed during the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. To Canadian audiences, though, Nikki is already a famous and accomplished singer. She began her career at 12 as the hit of the Montreal International Jazz Festival, and recently reached quadruple platinum sales of Canada’s #1 selling single: "I Believe". Now PBS audiences will be exposed to Nikki’s unique blend of jazz, classic pop and original songs in this new special, "Nikki Yanofsky: Live in Montreal", shot on HD at the legendary Mercury Theatre in Montreal. The special is a production of Fogo Films and International Media. Comprised of many of the most loved jazz standards, pop hits and some originals that include:
I Got Rhythm // Old MacDonald // Over the Rainbow // Lullaby of Birdland // Ooh Child // Sunny Side of the Street // Cool My Heels // For Another Day // Love’s in Need of Love // Air Mail Special // God Bless The Child //A Train // Thinking of Someone //Circle Game
Stations will be able to pledge tickets and meet and greets for Nikki’s CAA sponsored national tour, happening Fall-Winter 2010, as well as companion CD and DVD with bonus footage. Nikki is also available for station visits in support of pledge.
Nikki Yanofsky: Live in Montreal is available June 2010, distributed through PBS.