Kennedy Nöel is a Nashville born and Los Angeles raised singer, songwriter and musician with the true definition of pop/rock. Her guitar driven pop melodies, with a little bit of synth programming in the mix is this generation's newfound fix. Growing up in the music business, Kennedy began performing professionally at the age of 8, when she made her first national appearance backing the piano during Kelly Clarkson's "Because of You" performance at 48th Annual Grammy Awards. Since breaking into Nashville's skyrocketing pop/rock music scene, she has locally performed at Evolution Music Fest and pre-show events for One Direction, Kelly Clarkson and The Fray. Kennedy's bold lyrical stories have caught the attention of seventeen.com, Dream and J-14 magazines. Recently Kennedy has finished up her EP released called "Cross Over" which can be found on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and any other digital outlet.
Kennedy Nöel Biography
At just 16 years old, Kennedy Nöel already has a career performers twice her age would envy. The prodigy child of two musically talented parents, Kennedy was drawn to entertainment at an early age.
Although well experienced in acting with credits ranging from independent film projects, The Running and Plates, to major network TV appearances in Majors & Minors, Crossing Jordan and I'm With Her, Kennedy's first love is music.
At the tender age of 8, Kennedy played the piano at the 2006 Grammy Award Ceremony for Kelly Clarkson's performance of "Because of You." The performance aired to an audience in the millions. Kennedy also played the lead role in the video version of the same song, and has appeared in other artist's videos for Jarrod Neimann, Tenth Ave. North and Chris Folsom.
Since moving to Nashville from Los Angeles in early 2009, Kennedy has co-written songs with award winning tunesmiths, Stephony Smith, Andy Dodd and Jesse Alexander, as well as alternative star Shelley Fairchild, and noted writers Molly Reed, Matt Bronleewe, Megan Kabir, August Rigo and Canaan Smith. Kennedy and Molly won Song of the Year songwriting contest in 2012 in the pop category, and she also made it to the semi-finals in a local songwriting competition comprised of adults when she was only 12 years old.
Kennedy's first live performance in Nashville at the age of 11 was at the famous BLUEBIRD CAFÉ where she played to, and impressed with her original song, an audience comprised of Nashville's creative industry. Kennedy has continued to play multiple live shows in and around Nashville, and has also been known to join in vocally with the ever popular 80's cover band Rubiks Groove.
Recently, Kennedy was a featured artist on the t.v. show Majors & Minors on the HUB Network, has her first EP out on iTunes, is featured on Kidz Bop, can be heard singing a featured track on the Barbie DVD "Barbie: A Mermaid's Tale" and has worked with GeoGiRL, a line of cosmetics for teens, singing their theme song and making appearances on their behalf.