malina moye

malina moye

BandR&BSinger/Songwriter

Malina is a singer,songwriter, guitarist. She is hailed a female Prince. Malina and her band deliver a high energy performance Fusing RnB, Soul and Rock.

Biography

Flipping a Fender Stratocaster upside-down, internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter/lefty guitarist Malina Moye has already worked with such multi-platinum Grammy-Award-winning artists as Prince, The Sounds of Blackness, R.Kelly. and Kelis to name a few. With an electrifying stage show, Malina and her band deliver a fresh, intoxicating fusion of R&B, Rock and Soul. Moye was nominated for Los Angeles Music Award’s “Best R&B Artist of the Year� and went on to win “Best R&B Video of the Year.� An Alicia Keys with an electric guitar, Malina is the first African American left-handed, female guitarist to be included as an endorsee in the Fender Guitar club, amongst such notables as Eric Clapton and John Mayer. In 2007, the songstress was featured in the UK documentary “Stratmaster: The Greatest Guitar Story Ever Told,� and Blues and Soul Magazine touted Malina as having “…all the ingredients to shake the modern soul room.“

After being on Sony’s writing team for two years, Moye’s WCE Records released her first R&B single “Girlfriend� in 2003 to great reviews and followed-up in 2004 with her second single “Alone,� which was on the charts for 32 consecutive weeks. It peaked at no 9 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop charts and at number 27 on the hot 100. BET, Billboard Magazine and some of the country’s biggest DJs have raved that Malina is “a ground-breaking artist� and “a soulful breath of fresh air.�

Malina’s humanitarian efforts include service as an ambassador for HRH Prince Charles’ Prince’s Trust and she has donated her single “Say A Prayer 4 U� to the “Abolishment of Slavery� CD with all proceeds going to the Trust, UNICEF and other charities.

Born into an acclaimed musical family, Moye has been singing, playing guitar, and songwriting since she was 9-years-old. At the age of 12, she hit the stage and began performing professionally as the lead singer in the accomplished family R&B group Les Moye Ice. With Malina in front of the band, the group went on to play over 1,000 club dates throughout the world. With her cover-girl looks, Malina Moye continues to build a brand name, and simply put, she is here to stay.

Her highly anticipated LP “Portrait of a Lady� will be released in early 2008 on WCE/Bungalow/Universal. For more information, log onto www.malinamoye.com.

Discography

"Girlfriend(2003)single
"Alone"(2004) EP
"Need your lovin" (2007)single