Shirley Gnome
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Shirley Gnome
Outrageous, Hilarious & Endearingly Inappropriate Award Winning Comedian & Performer

• 2021 Juno Award Nominee - Comedy Album of the Year (Decoxification)
• 2019 Canadian Comedy Award Nominee -Best Variety Act
• 2018 Canadian Comedy Award Nominee - Best Comedy Album & Best Variety Act

"She's dark, sexy, over-the-top and she'll sing songs that will make sailors blush: meet cabaret comedienne extraordinaire Shirley Gnome. How can one woman be so honestly obscene and so entertaining?" - Sunday Mail, Australia

From the west coast of Canada comes this multi-award winning cabaret musician, whose all-original, uncensored music about human nature is hilarious, honest, subversive, smart, empowering, taboo and not for the faint of heart. Her cleverly carnal lyrics go down smooth with her inappropriately gorgeous vocals, and her charm will disarm you through even the most provocative topics. Her outlandish cover songs transform top 40 hits into dark social satire.

After a surprise win of Patrick Maliha's The People's Champ of Comedy in 2012, Gnome began working her charms in comedy clubs, music venues, and burlesque festivals across Canada. Gnome's underground cult status got an international upgrade when she hit the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2013, receiving rave reviews. She continued this success by touring internationally, wowing audiences and critics alike with sell out shows across Canada, the US, Australia, and New Zealand. She closed out the Melbourne International Comedy Festival's all-woman showcase UpFront in 2017. Her party anthem The Glitter Song went viral that same year, stacking up over half a million views.

She signed with 604 Records, and her 4th album Taking It Up The Notch debuted at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts in Canada when it debuted in 2017. In 2020, her follow up release with 604 Records (Comedy Here Often?), Decoxification, also went to number #1. She has released five full-length albums since her debut in 2009, which you can hear frequently on SiriusXM stations all over North America. You may have also heard her on Dan Savage's chart topping podcast The Savage Lovecast.

  • Juno Award Nominee - Comedy Album of the Year 2021
  • Canadian Comedy Award Nominee - Best Variety Act 2019
  • Canadian Comedy Award Nominee - Best Comedy Album 2018
  • OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION - Toronto Fringe Festival 2017 - Now Toronto Magazine
  • OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE - Toronto Fringe Festival 2017 - Now Toronto Magazine
  • SHORTLISTED - Best Cabaret 2017 - Fringe World Festival (Perth, Australia) (Sell Out Show)
  • WINNER - The Naked Award - Orlando Fringe Festival 2017 (Sell Out Show)
  • WINNER - Funniest Show - London Fringe Festival 2016
  • WINNER - Patrons' Pick - Orlando Fringe Festival 2016
  • Two-Time Best Comedy Nominee 2016 - Fringe World Festival (Perth, Australia)
  • WINNER - Funniest Show - Frigid New York Theatre Festival 2015
  • Canadian Comedy Award Nominee - Best Variety Act 2014, 2015 & 2018.
  • WINNER - Patrick Maliha's The People Champ of Comedy Competition 2012

Shirley Gnome was nominated for a Juno Award in 2021 for Comedy Album of the Year for her 2020 album Decoxification

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