Meghan Trainor-Takin' It Back
Pop singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor, official name - Meghan Elizabeth Trainor, birthplace was Nantucket, Massachusetts, December 22, 1993. Growing up, she developed a love for music at the young age of seven, and by the age of 11, she composed her first song. She attended Nauset High School on Cape Cod; there she sang, played the trumpet and studied guitar, taking lessons from Johnny Spampinato, a noted guitarist with NRBQ and the Incredible Casuals. She attended Nauset High School on Cape Cod. She took the Performance Program, a unique five-week course offered by the Berklee College of Music, in 2009 and 2010, earning top grades and making it to the competition's finals.
She launched a solo career, landing a publishing deal with Big Yellow Dog Music ;writing songs for the likes of Sia and Sabrina Carpenter. Signing a deal with Epic Records, she entered pop stardom with the catchy anthem "All About That Bass," which led to her 2015 debut LP, Title. The doo-wop-inspired tune soon soared the ranks and eventually reached No. 1, where it remained for several weeks. The song instantly struck a chord with millions of people all over the world. The RIAA awarded the catchy single a diamond certification for selling 10 million copies in the United States alone. The highest certification a song or album can receive is a diamond, unless it goes multi-diamond, which only occurs if it sells 20 million copies.
In the very beginning of my career, I saw this happening and would complain to the editors, "You do realize what my song says, right?" Recently, I saw a picture and was convinced it was photoshopped, so I made my label send me the original picture. Turns out it wasn’t and it was just a coloring thing, but I am always on top of that stuff.
The LP debuted at No. 1 and along with two other top hits: "All About That Bass" (No. 1) (mentioned earlier), "Lips Are Movin'" (No. 3), and "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" (No. 8).
Thank You, Meghan's sophomore album, was released in 2016 and was preceded by the number-one song "No." The song "No" is an epic response to people who persistently pursue you after you've made it clear that you aren't interested by asking for your name, phone number, and sign. The song's lyrics, such as "If I want a man, then I'mma get a man / but it's never my priority / I was in my zone / before you came along," serve as a reminder that you have everything going for you, whether or not you're dating. What about the music? It is extremely catchy, much in the same way as the Pussycat Dolls' "I Don't Need a Guy" and other power-pop tunes were.
Trainor channeled that energy into the song-'No'.
L.A. is famous for this, he will always sit down the artist at the very end and say you don’t have a single,” she says with a laugh. “He didn’t do this with my first one [2015’s Title] because I came in with ‘All About That Bass,’ but on this one he did. I told him I’m not going to write ‘All About That Bass’ 2.0. — I’m not going to give you another one of those. He was like, ‘I’m not asking for that, I promise, but I know you as a songwriter can do better and I know if I push you, you will do better.’
Top 20 singles "Me Too" and the reggae-influenced "Better" helped the album get noticed; the former peaked at #3 on the Hot 100. At the 58th Grammy Awards, Trainor earned her first GRAMMY of her career for Best New Artist. She was nominated for Record and Song of the Year awards the same year, 2016, for "All About That Bass." Trainor released the single "I'm A Woman" for the film "The Smurfs: The Lost Village" while keeping a very low profile in 2017. Trainor had vocal surgery during the year, so she needed some time to heal before going back on stage. In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, She decided to undergo surgery before appearing on the show after three months of vocal rest. She took the risk despite the fact that she was recovering.