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Meghan Elizabeth Trainor (born December 22, 1993) is an American singer-songwriter known for her singles "All About That Bass" and "Lips Are Movin".
Interested in music from a young age, Trainor wrote, recorded, performed, and produced three independently released albums between ages 15 and 17. In 2011, she signed a publishing deal with Big Yellow Dog Music as a songwriter, before she was offered a deal with Epic Records. Her debut single, "All About That Bass", was released in June 2014 and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, ultimately selling 11 million copies internationally. Her Epic debut, Title (2015), was supported by three other singles: "Lips Are Movin", "Dear Future Husband" and "Like I'm Gonna Lose You". She followed this up with Thank You (2016).
Trainor is influenced by 1950s and 1960s music and is known for her throwback style. Her lyrics frequently refer to modern womanhood, body image, and empowerment. She has received several awards and nominations including a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2016, four ASCAP Pop Music Awards, and two Billboard Music Awards.
Last Updated: December 24, 2018