Originally from Carlsbad, CA, now residing in Hollywood, CA, Pop/Rock Singer-Songwriter Melanie Taylor is a 4-time award winner. In April 2014, Melanie toured the mid-West where she took home two awards for Best Music Video for “Cease Fire” and Best New Artist awarded at the 15th Annual Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival.
In Hollywood at Universal CityWalk, Melanie won Best Pop Artist at the 2014 Artists In Music Awards, the same program where she took home the award for Best Dance Artist in 2013. In May, Melanie performed a the The Global Women’s Foundation – California Women’s Conference where internationally known speakers including Ariana Huffington, Luminaries, Rosie Perez, Jane Pauly, Sandy “Spin” Slade, Jack Canfield, Tracy Broughton, Rhonda Britten, Don King and many more will join together with a marketplace of ideas with exhibits, networking opportunities and panel discussions.
Melanie has worked with Grammy nominated producer, Christian Davis (Lil Wayne, Mark Walberg, El Debarge, and Chad Brown), Troy “R8D!O” Johnson (Eve, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, Backstreet Boys, Will Smith, Solange, Kelly Rowland, 2Pac), as well as many others. Melanie’s background began strongly with musical theater, show choir, and an obsession for Michael Jackson – making her shows a mix of theatricality, raw talent, and inspiration. Melanie also placed top 40 in the National Indie Digital Radio Charts, as well as top 200 in the National Digital Pop Radio Charts. Melanie has also received two nominations for Best Live Performer and Female Vocalist of the Year at the 24th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards.