Meghan Trainor

"Every inch of you is perfect from the bottom to the top."

Biography

Meghan Trainor is an accomplished singer/songwriter who has released three albums by the time she was 17 years old. When she was still in high school, Meghan Trainor landed a deal with a Nashville music publishing company and started writing songs for artists all over the music world. She was born in Nantucket, Massachusetts on December 22nd, 1993. Her music is a blend of throwback hip-hop, classic pop, and beat-heavy Caribbean music.

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Education

Meghan attended high school at the Nauset High School on Cape Cod. There she sang and played trumpet in the jazz band, and also studied guitar. After high school, she attended Berklee College of Music.

How she got into music

Meghan began making music when she was just seven, and wrote her first song at the age of 11. By the time she was 18 years old, she had self-released three albums of her own material, and landed a publishing deal with Big Yellow Dog Music.

Resume/Major Roles

  • 1st album: I'll sing With You
  • 2nd album: Only 17
  • 3rd album: Title

Influences

Growing up, Meghan trainor was introduced to the world of James Brown and Frank Sinatra. These artists influenced the hip-hop, pop, jazz musical blend. Meghan also says that some other of her influences include Stevie Wonder, Phil Collins, Bruno Mars, Christina Aguilera, Jason Mraz, and Beyoncé.

Awards Won

In her career, Meghan Trainor has won a Billboard Music Awards for Top Digital Song, Billboard Music Awards for Top Hot 100 Song, and Youtube Music Award.

Interesting Facts

  • It only took 8 minutes to write "Lips Are Moving."
  • Meghan's mom thinks "All About That Bass" is annoying
  • Meghan is huge fan of Sam Smith
  • Meghan has never danced in front of people until the music video shoot for "All About That Bass."

Quote

"Any body type is beautiful. It's all about loving what you got and rocking it."
Meghan Trainor - My Selfish Heart (Audio)