Melissa B. is an American recording artist, songwriter,and a rising star in the global music scene. Her music is energetic, and international,blending the best of the Gritty Glam Pop,Club, and even that classic live band feeling. While Melissa is a girl geek by day, she's a powerhouse singer and actor,with an undeniable talent for crafting melodic,catchy pop songs.
Singing professionally since the age of 5, Melissa has been pursuing a career in music for almost her entire life. Her creative strengths sprung from a musical family with talents including her Aunt, Grammy Award-winning singer, and multiple ASCAP & BMI Award-winning songwriter, Dawnn Lewis.
Since high school Melissa began playing shows in her hometown of Newport News, VA and gained a substantial following. This inspired her to move to NYC to pursue her music career full throttle. This past year Melissa B. has been considered for three Grammy nominations for her song "Maria" which was up for Song of the year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance. She has gone on to win Gold for "Best Pop Artist" & "Emerging Artist" from Global Music Awards. She won "Best Pop Song" for "Maria" for Hollywood Music Media Awards. She also was Nominated for the Underground Music Awards. She was also picked as Singer of the Month for SingerUniverse.com Melissa is also an activist with her non-profit organization "Girl Geek Dinners NYC" where she helps young women get inspired about computer science and technology.
She has been working closely with her engineer / music partner Mike Ashby from Krematorium Studios building her sound which is growing to be magical.
Expect big things to come from this pint-size beauty with the big voice.