Born In: Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer, songwriter and record producer, who wrote, recorded, performed and produced three independently released albums before she turned eighteen. A child prodigy, Trainor’s interest in singing and songwriting can be traced to her musically-inclined family; her father being her pillar of support. Since an early age, Meghan Trainor exhibited a fondness for music, which was appreciated and encouraged by her parents. By eleven, she had started writing music and two years later penned her first original score. In 2014, came to limelight with the release of her major-label debut studio album, ‘Title’. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and went on to become a big hit with the sale of overr one million copies domestically. Trainor’s music is known for its retro style aesthetics. Most of her works revolve around subjects such as modern womanhood, body image, and empowerment. Her music has been influenced by artists such as Christina Aguilera, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Ariana Grande, Jason Mraz and so on.
Also Known As: Meghan Elizabeth Trainor
father: Gary Trainor
mother: Kelli Trainor
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: Massachusetts
education: Berklee College Of Music
Born in a musical family, her father being a music teacher and musician, it was only natural for Trainor to be blessed with the skills. Since the age of six, she accompanied her father for singing at local church. By the age of eleven, Trainor began writing music and started working to make a career as a recording artist.
Encouraged by her father, Trainor began exploring various musical genres and instruments, including piano, guitar and bongo drum. She was just twelve when she began performing as part of the band Island Fusion that included her aunt, brother, and father. The band performed covers, soca music and Trainor's compositions.
At the age of thirteen, she penned her first original song, ‘Give Me a Chance’. Same time, the family moved to North Eastham, Massachusetts. Trainor gained her education from Nauset Regional High School where she studied guitar and was a substitute cheerleader. She even sang and played trumpet in a jazz band for 3 years.
Trainor’s professional career began in 2009, with the release of her eponymous debut album, ‘Meghan Trainor’. The album received significant airplay from local radio stations. Meanwhile, she enrolled for a Summer Performance Program at the Berklee College of Music. She was one of the finalists in the songwriting competition.
In June 2014, ‘All About That Bass’ released and instantly became a viral hit. The song reached number one spot in 58 countries and became one of the best-selling singles of all times. It was certified six-times platinum, selling over six million copies internationally. Labelled one of the biggest singles of 2014, it gave Trainor her much-needed and much-deserved career breakthrough.
Her single ‘All About that Bass’ gained her immense attention and brought her singing talent to limelight. The song reached the pole position not only in the U.S. but throughout the world, staying for eight weeks on the top of the U.S. charts. It became one of the best-selling and biggest singles of 2014, and was certified SIX-times platinum.
In 2016, Meghan Trainor was romantically linked to actor Daryl Sabara. In 2018, the couple got married. On February 8, 2021, their first child, a son named Riley was born.
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