"I love this new song from Troy Kokol (Jim Cuddy)..." - CBC Saskatchewan
Troy Kokol is an award-winning Canadian singer, producer, animator, video director, and songwriter with over 250 cuts to his name in a variety of music genres, TV, and film. Troy is a recipient of the SOCAN Award for Country Music and a 2-time CCMA Songwriter of the Year nominee.
As a songwriter, Kokol has had cuts with many artists, including Australia's Hayley Jensen (w/ the #2 radio hit "Breakin Hearts"), Warner Music's Brett Kissel, Jerry Sereda, Tenille Townes, Leaving Thomas, Don Amero, Chris Henderson, and Shane Yellowbird, whose single, "Pick Up Truck" (written w/ Joni Delaurier) was listed #6 all-time on Canadian country radio by Billboard.
As an artist, Troy wrote, recorded, mixed, mastered, and animated the music video for his 2020 single, "Like A Record" (a follow up to his multiple award-winning album, "Lonely Ghost"). "Like A Record" was an official selection at the 2020 GIRAF International Animation Festival, nominated Songwriter and Video of the Year at the 2020 Country Music Alberta Awards and nominated for Video of the Year at the Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards in 2021.