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Meghan Elisse Mahowald (born February 7, 1991), better known by her stage name MEGG, is an American singer, songwriter, and musician based in Los Angeles, California. She is best known as the pop rock act MEGG, which is also the name of her band. She was a former member of the all-girl pop group Runway MMC. Mahowald is primarily a vocalist and songwriter,[4] but she is also trained in music theory and plays both the piano and guitar.

MEGG
(Meghan Mahowald)
Birth nameMeghan Elisse Mahowald[1]
Born (1991-02-07) February 7, 1991 (age 28)[2][3]
Redondo Beach, California
GenresPop rock, pop
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
Years active2006–present
Associated actsMEGG, Runway MMC
Runway MMC
GenresPop rock, pop
Years active2006–2008
Past membersMeghan Mahowald
Chelsea Tavares
Melody Hernandez
MEGG
(band)
GenresPop rock, pop
Years active2008–present
MembersMeghan Mahowald
Matias Mora
Hunter Porter
Rob Nagelhout
A.J Novak

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Personal historyEdit

Born and raised in Redondo Beach, California, Mahowald has been singing and writing music since she was eight years old.[5] She attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA),[6] where she starred in musical performances such as Les Misérables and Annie.[7]

Upon graduating from high school, Mahowald was accepted to the Popular Music Program at the USC Thornton School of Music. While attending USC, MEGG has performed at many school concerts and events.[8]

Musical careerEdit

Runway MMCEdit

From 2006 to 2008, Mahowald was a member of the all-girl pop act Runway MMC. The group, which also featured Chelsea Tavares and Melody Hernandez, released their EP Forever Yours on iTunes in October 2008, as well as a corresponding clothing line which was sold by Wet Seal.[5]

Band MEGGEdit

After leaving Runway MMC, Mahowald founded her new band MEGG, a pop-rock act based in Los Angeles, California. MEGG has recorded an EP which is simply titled The EP and was released on October 31, 2010.[9] The EP's first single, "Break Up With Her", was released as a free download on the band's website, and the music video premiered on December 1, 2010.[10] Mahowald is currently finishing production on MEGG's second EP.

The VoiceEdit

On September 22, 2014, MEGG appeared in the first episode of season 7 of the American music competition series The Voice auditioning with "Celebrity Skin" from Hole, but was eliminated with none of the judges turning their chairs for her during her "blind audition".

DiscographyEdit

EPsEdit

  • 2008: Forever Yours (credited to Runway MMC)
  • 2010: The EP (credited to MEGG)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MEGG [@meggmusic] (23 September 2014). "@middlenamegame elisse!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "Meghan Elisse Mahowald, Born 02/07/1991 in California - CaliforniaBirthIndex.org". Californiabirthindex.org. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  3. ^ MEGG [@meggmusic] (7 February 2013). "That's enough to make a birthday wonderful. Thank you, whoever you are 💛" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  4. ^ Tay, Diana (10 January 2011). "Interview with MEGG". Daily Trojan. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  5. ^ a b Jessica Peralta (29 October 2008). "Turn It Up: The teenage girls who make up pop-dance group, Runway MMC, sing, dance and design clothing — all while going to school. Listen to clips of some of their music". Ocregister.com. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  6. ^ Meghan interviewed for NPR | the official website of 89.3, KPPC Archived 2011-06-22 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Meghan Mahowald's Official Biography | Meghan Mahowald's Official Website Archived 2010-12-03 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "Crooners". Daily Trojan. 2 March 2010. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Music - MEGGMusic". meggmusic.com. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  10. ^ "MEGG - Music Video "Break Up With Her"". YouTube. 30 November 2010. Retrieved 25 August 2017.

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