About Joey Canyon

Trailing Joey Canyon’s five decades of storied accomplishments in the country music and entertainment industries comes his greatest country music compilation to date.

Singing at the age of eight and playing the guitar at 11, Joey Canyon began performing professionally in 1973, quickly earning featured billing in numerous NFL Video compilations in 1993 alongside the likes of Hank Williams JR, George Strait, Lorrie Morgan, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, Reba MacIntire, Clint Black and Wynonna Judd. He’s performed everywhere from the world famous Palomino Club in North Hollywood, local bars, his church, Mile High Stadium and Coors Field. Joey also contributed to a number of popular television series, national commercials, Viacom and PBS productions.

Joey’s lifetime accomplishments are wide-ranging – a professional singer and recording artist, songwriter, executive producer, director, television host, voice-over artist, actor, television network CEO and media entrepreneur. In 1978, he was awarded Colorado’s Governor’s citation for writing its anti-pollution song, “Save Our Colorado”. In 1991, Joey co-directed and managed production and scripting for his starring video “Take My Money”, which later became the Most Added Country Music Video nationwide at top country music nightclubs for three consecutive months.

Earlier in his career, Joey performed with his band Both Barrels, with upbeat solos and duets leading him to some of the most noted recording studios in America. Prior to this, he was recruited as a backup singer produced by legendary Cliffie Stone following his first stage performances at the world-renowned Palomino Club in North Hollywood.

Joey was born in Los Angeles and grew up in the Santa Clarita Valley, the eldest of six siblings raised of modest means. His musical influences span country’s Waylon Jennings, Marty Robbins, Vern Gosden and Alan Jackson to Neil Diamond, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole.

In 2012, Joey’s career soared with the release of his album “Canyon Country”, which yielded him a #1 hit nationally with his original hit “Lonely Love” on the Independent Network chart, it stayed at #1 for 6 weeks in a row! Joey also had a hit for the Christmas season in 2012 with his cover of “Colorado Christmas” which went to #7 on the top ten.

In 2012, Joey was nominated in 7 different categories from the Independent Music Network and New Music Weekly, which include “Artist of the Year”, “Best Song”, “Breakout Artist of the Year”, and “Crossover Artist of the Year”The awards were presented in Los Angeles and Nashville in 2013. Joey won National Radio Hit’s “Favorite Country Male Artist” of the year for 2016. His current single “I Can’t Start Loving You Again” has skyrocketed to #1 on the National Radio Hits and Independent Music Network charts and is doing very well on other national charts throughout the USA. Joey also won 2017 “Breakthrough Artist of theYear”from New Music Weekly.Independent Music Awards 2019 “Entertainer of the Year”.His latest album release “Rhythm of Livin” has produced 3 #1 hits. In 2023, his song “On Country Radio” went to #1, and brought his total to 8 #1 hits.

In August of 2021, Joey was inducted into the Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame!

 Joey’s current and critically acclaimed country music television variety series “The Joey Canyon Show”premiered on the RFD-TV network in January of 2016. Joey is the creator, Executive Producer, and host of the show. The weekly show, which originated in Denver, Colorado “Where the Music Meets the Mountains”, features A-list country music legends and star interviews from Nashville. Artists who have appeared on the show include: Pam Tillis, Highway 101, Doug Stone, TG Sheppard and a whole lot more. The show will continue with its third season in 2024, and will move its filming location to Nashville, where it will be aired  globally on the streaming platform “Canyon Star TV”.

His music talents are recognized across the country and beyond through the years, and he continues to come out on top in releasing real, traditional country music!


Multiple Top Ten Hits

“Lonely Love” #1 Hit

“Life without You” #1 Hit

“White Limousines” #1 Hit

“I Can’t Start Loving You Again” #1 Hit

” Matter of Time” #1 Hit

” Take Me Back” #1 Hit

“He’s Coming Back Home to Her for Good” #1 Hit

“Colorado Christmas” #7


Multiple Awards

2015 Favorite Country Impact Artist of the Year IMN Awards

2016 Male Artist of the Year IMN Awards

2016 Crossover Artist of the Year New Music Awards

2016 Country Best new Artist of the Year New Music Awards

2016 Favorite Male Country Artist of the Year National Radio Hits

2017 Country Breakthrough Artist of the Year New Music Awards

2019 Entertainer of the Year IMN Awards

2021 Inducted to the Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame

2023 Country Music Breakthrough Artist of the Year New Music Awards 


Canyon Star TV…

In 2017, Joey had the idea to create a 100% family friendly streaming television network, where families could have a safe haven void of inappropriate content such as sex, profanity, violence, and graphic horror.

Canyon Star TV launched in January of 2023 to rave reviews in the streaming world of television.

Canyon Star TV is an internet television network, global enterprise, and wholesome family lifestyle media brand serving Americana enthusiasts across the United States and abroad. The Network features country music programming, “Americana” lifestyle, wholesome family entertainment, popular and original movies, original and classic television shows, Radio channel, shopping channel, adventure specials, documentaries, history, and much more.

As founder and CEO, along with his co-founder and President, have accumulated over 900 titles and over 7000 episodes as of January 2024!

With stories in Variety magazine, Cowboys & Indians magazine, ads in TV Guide, billboards, and over 50 interviews, Canyon Star TV is well on its way to becoming a household name alongside Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Fire, Tubi, Peacock, Frndly!