Genres:Country - Contemporary/Pop, Country - Alternative, Pop Rock, Alternative Pop, Pop - Adult Contemporary, Specialty - HumanDrama/Emotions, Specialty - Christmas/Holiday, Rock - Roots Rock, Rock - Pop Rock, Rock - Alternative Pop , Blues - Electric
Singer/songwriter Angela Predhomme sings from the soul with a smooth, expressive voice, and has a knack for writing melodies that stay with you long after you've heard her songs. Credits include song placements in MTV's hit show "Teen Mom," TLC's "What Not to Wear," PBS's "America in Primetime series, and the independent film A Wedding Most Strange (April 2011, UK). Songwriting credits include finalist and honorable mention placement in major song contests.
In addition, Angela’s songs are offered through various music industry channels. Publishers of her songs include Naz-Sect Publishing, TelePictures Productions, and My 3 Kids Music Publishing. Music licensors offering Angela’s songs include Tinderbox Music, Jingle Punks, and Crucial Music, in addition to other licensing catalogues.
This growing musical success would not be possible without the skilled work of her collaborators. Angela’s second cd, released in March 2011, is produced by guitarist extraordinaire Brett Lucas, and features production and musical backing by some of Detroit's best talent. Angela’s songwriting has been continually refined by the foremost teachers and song coaches in the commercial music industry.
Music has been her passion since childhood. Angela's first instrument was the piano, and she later took up classical voice and the acoustic guitar. Early on, she was influenced by the music her family listened to, which included everything from 1950’s R & B to the popular music of the time. Growing up in the Detroit area where Motown music invokes a special pride, Angela was exposed to the great work of artists like Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson. Major influences include The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Ray Charles, and vocalists Christina Aguilera, Sarah McLaughlin, Norah Jones and the timeless voice of Sam Cooke.
Always striving to grow as a composer, singer and musician, she never stops analyzing music theory and pushing herself as a singer and composer. Angela is an active member of local and national songwriting groups. With the goal of making music that can stand up with the best of the best, Angela Predhomme will continue to develop her honest, thoughtful songwriting, and her captivating, bluesy voice.
AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS:
Song of the Year – Finalist for “This Might Be Good,” Dec. 2009
Honorable mention for Too Much Time, October 2008
Runner up, Feb. 2007 for Everything is Alright, and Song of the Year - Runner up, June 2007 for Nemesis
World's Best Songs - Honorable mention for This Might Be Good
Gary Allen's song contest -
Honorable mention for Too Much Time, 2009
Garageband.com - "Best vocals" and "Track of the Day" awards
Affiliated with SESAC.
Debut full length CD available on iTunes, Rhapsody, CDBaby, and Amazon.com