Megan Nicole Biography

Megan Nicole is an American singer, songwriter, actress and musician who rose to fame on the video sharing platform YouTube. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to her life.

Megan Nicole
Quick Facts

Birthday: September 1, 1993

Nationality: American

Famous: American Women Virgo Singers

Age: 25 Years, 25 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Virgo

Also Known As: Megan Nicole Flores

Born in: Houston, Texas, United States

Famous as: Singer-songwriter

Height: 5'0" (152 cm), 5'0" Females

Family:

father: Frankie Flores

mother: Tammy Flores

siblings: Maddie Taylor

City: Houston, Texas

U.S. State: Texas

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Megan Nicole is an American singer, songwriter, actress and musician who rose to fame on the video sharing platform YouTube. Even though she did not dream of becoming a musician when she was young, she loved music. Her interest in music spiked during her teenage years, when she learned to play a number of instruments and started to sing in the choir. After she began writing songs, she finally told her parents that she wanted to create music in the future. She started by posting cover versions of popular songs and went on to collaborate with other top YouTube stars. She eventually began posting original songs on her channel. She has already released a 5-track EP titled 'Escape' and has developed and starred in the feature film 'Summer Forever'. She was featured on the 'Billboard Social 50' chart and has received an award for being one of the top 50 music artists on YouTube. She has performed live on various concerts and has toured around the US. A self-professed shy child who was afraid to perform in front of an audience, she now dreams of touring the world one day, reaching millions of audience through her music.

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Megan Nicole
Childhood & Early Life
  • Megan Nicole Flores was born on September 1, 1993, in Katy, Texas to Frankie and Tammy Flores. She has a younger sister named Madison.
  • She discovered her love for music at the age of ten when her father bought her a karaoke machine. During this time, she also started to learn playing the piano.
  • While in middle-school, she enjoyed singing in the choir. In her freshman year, she learned to play the guitar and joined the church band at Katy Community Fellowship.
  • After school, her parents used to take her to late night open-mic sessions around the neighborhood.
  • She attended Katy High School in her home city. However, after she became more involved in her music career, she had to drop out of school due to time constraints and started homeschooling.
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Career
  • In December 2009, Megan Nicole started her YouTube channel and posted her very first video, a cover of 'Use Somebody' by Kings of Leon. She soon started to post cover versions of popular songs by artists like Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Lorde, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez. Her cover of 'The Lazy Song' by Bruno Mars is the most watched video on her YouTube channel with over 66 million views.
  • As her popularity grew on YouTube, she started to collaborate with other famous YouTube artists. She has so far worked with Tiffany Alvord, Alyssa Bernal, Madilyn Bailey, Tyler Ward, Dave Days, Conor Maynard and Lindsey Stirling.
  • In 2010, after watching her videos, Los Angeles-based songwriter and producer Lairs Johnston became interested in working with her. As her manager, he helped her make a large number of songs and videos, working with influential people from the music industry.
  • On July 15, 2011, she released her first original music video, 'B-e-a-utiful'. The song, written by Nicole herself along with Lairs Johnston, Stephen Folden, and Tom Mgrdichian, gained one million views within two days.
  • She signed her first major deal with the American label, 'Bad Boy Records', in August 2012. The founder of the record label, Sean “Diddy” Combs, mentioned her as a complete package.
  • In September 2012, she completed her fourth week on the popularity chart, 'Billboard Social 50', at number 29. She soon started to work on her debut album and her first US tour.
  • On May 27, 2013, she released another original song, 'Summer Forever'. The song, with its laid-back vibe, became the summer anthem for her young fans.
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  • In 2014, she performed at the 'Pre-Show Party' for the 'Radio Disney Music Awards'. She later left 'Bad Boy Records' and released her first EP independently through 'Hume Records'.
  • Her debut EP, 'Escape', was released on October 14, 2014, and contained five new original songs. It had by the single 'Electrified', which released on August 19, 2014, followed by an 80's-inspired music video which premiered on People.com on September 16, 2014.
  • In September 2015, she starred in the musical film 'Summer Forever' along with Alyson Stoner, Anna Grace Barlow, and Ryan McCartan. The film, which released through video on demand, was based on her 2013 single of the same name.
  • She has since then released a number of covers, original songs and music videos on her YouTube channel. Most recently, she has released her newest single, 'Play It Cool', on September 15, 2016.
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Major Works
  • Megan Nicole, who already had a steady fan base thanks to her YouTube popularity, strengthened her foothold as a singer with her debut EP 'Escape'. This EP included the highly successful single, 'Fun', which has garnered over 22 million views online.
  • The movie 'Summer Forever' is one of her major works so far. The official soundtrack of the film was also released on the same day as the film. The film showcased her singing prowess as well as her acting potential.
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Awards & Achievements
  • In 2015, Megan Nicole was honored as one of the 50 biggest artists and musical acts on 'YouTube Music Awards', alongside stars like Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, and One Direction. She also performed her song 'Escape' during the ceremony.
  • She is currently one of the top musicians on YouTube. She has over 3.89 million subscribers on her YouTube channel, with over 792 million views on her videos.
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Personal Life & Legacy
  • Megan Nicole has been living in Los Angeles for the past few years. Her parents provide continuous support to help her follow her dreams. One of her parents always accompanies her during her trips to studios to record songs and videos.
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Trivia
  • Megan Nicole named her first guitar, which her father gave her as a Christmas gift, 'Pawn Shop', as it was bought from a local pawnshop. She later traded it for another one, that she can be seen performing with in her first YouTube video.
  • She was very shy when she was young. She even felt uncomfortable playing the piano in front of people. Singing in open mic shows helped her overcome the fear of performing in public.
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Last Updated
- February 06, 2017

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