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30 Facts About Meghan Trainor

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By Luke Ward
2017-04-08T17:04:50+00:00 Categories: Celebrities|Tags: , |

Meghan Trainor is one of those super special artists who can do just about anything. A musical genius, this young lady composes, performs, and plays multiple instruments making her a new star the likes of Alicia Keys. Meghan has a history of lifelong study and application that has paid off in hit records, accolades, and financial success. She’s topped the charts and broken records along the way. If you’re a fan, check out these top 30 fun facts!

  1. Her full name is Meghan Elizabeth Trainor. She is 23 years old and was born on 22nd December 1993 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
  2. Meghan Trainor has two brothers Ryan and Justin and her parents are Gary and Anne “Kelli” Trainor, who are both jewelers.
  3. She began singing in church at the age of six, as her father used to play the organ.
  4. Her father is also a music teacher and Meghan attributes her talent to having grown up in a musical family.
  5. Meghan Trainor began writing music at 11 years of age with a personal take on the song “Heart and Soul”.
  6. She attended Nauset Regional High School, graduating in 2012.
  7. She was actually a substitute cheerleader in high school.
  8. During high school, Trainor played in a jazz band, playing the trumpet.
  9. Meghan’s great-uncle, Robert LaPalm played in a rock n roll band called NRBQ. He committed suicide before Meghan was born.
  10. Meghan took guitar lessons with Johnny Spampinato from NRBQ.
  11. She turned down a full scholarship to the Berklee College of Music while still in her late teens to pursue her dream of songwriting and performing.
  12. At 12 years old her first band was with Island Fusion a party band that covered various genres. In the band, she played guitar, piano, and bongo drum as well as sang and composed songs for the four years she was a member.
  13. She wrote her first original song when she was 13 titled “Give Me A Chance”.
  14. Meghan is 5’4″ (1.64 meters) tall.
  15. Meghan’s fanbase are known as “Megantrons”.
  16. She prefers cats to dogs.
  17. She recorded and performed on three independently released albums during the years of 15 years old and 17 years old.
  18. She is the recipient of “Best Female Artist” the 2009 International Acoustic Music Awards.
  19. Her first album entitled “Meghan Trainor” was released on Christmas Day in 2009.
  20. She was a student at the Berklee College of Music during 2009 and 2010 and landed in the finals of the songwriting competition.
  21. She was signed on to the music publishing company Big Yellow Dog Music when she was just 17 years old.
  22. Her song, “Take Care of Our Soldiers” was released on 16th April 2010. It is a single devoted to the charitable cause of the support of American Troops overseas.
  23. Trainor’s two acoustic albums entitled, “I’ll Sing With You” and “Only 17” were both released in 2011.
  24. Her second single was released on 24th April 2012 and was titled, “Who I Wanna Be”.
  25. She relocated to Nashville in November 2013 and went on to writing songs for Rascal Flatts & Sabrina Carpenter.
  26. Her big break came when her song, All About That Bass (written by co-writer Kadish), dropped on 30th June 2014. The music video went on to become a viral hit. The song reached # 1 in 58 countries, selling 11 million units by December 2014.
  27. Her 2015 debut album ‘Title’, hit #1 on the US Billboard 200.
  28. Her second studio Album, called “Thank You” was influenced by Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin & Bruno Mars.
  29. Meghan has Nyctophobia, which is a huge fear of the dark.
  30. Her Snapchat is mtrainor22.

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