Meghan Trainor

5 Things You Didn't Know About Meghan Trainor

August 20, 2018
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We’re thrilled to announce that Meghan Trainor will be playing at this year’s MixFest On The Harbor! You know all of her hit songs, but did you know these 5 facts?

1) Meghan Trainor is from Nantucket

  • Did you know Meghan is from the Bay State?! The 24-year-old singer grew up on the island of Nantucket. Her parents owned a jewelry store!

Nantucket

2) She was offered a full scholarship to Berklee College of Music

  • According to N Magazine, Meghan was offered a full scholarship but turned it down. Needless to say passing it up has definitely paid off!

Berklee College of Music

3) Beyonce passed on “All About That Bass”

  • According to Vanity Fair, after writing the hit-track it was presented to a variety of other artists…including Queen Bey. Eventually, Trainor decided to release it herself and the rest is history!

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4) Meghan has written many songs for other artists

  • She wrote Jennifer Lopez’s “Ain’t Your Mama” and multiple songs for Fifth Harmony, including “Sledgehammer!”

5) She loves watching Dr. Phil on YouTube

  • In an interview with Elle, she talked about how she loves to watch the show when she’s on the road. She’s also a big fan of watching YouTube videos of people lashing out in public because they’re so funny!

Dr Phil