Dec 7 2023
Songwriting Tips From Hitmaker Shelly Peiken
Have you ever heard Christina Aguilera's hit song What a Girl Wants? If so, then you've heard one of the many prolific songs created by Shelly Peiken. And for anyone interested in songwriting, you don't want to miss this show filled with her expertise, tips, fun stories and so much more!
In this episode Marlene chats with her special guest Shelly Peiken, hit songwriter and author of Confessions of a Serial Songwriter. In addition to her success with What a Girl Wants and Meredith Brooks' smash hit Bitch, Shelly has written for and with The Pretenders, Miley Cyrus, Keith Urban, Britney Speaks, Selena Gomes, Demi Lovato, Mandy Moore, Plain White T's, Smash Mouth, Bebe Rexha, NSYNC and Backstreet Boys.
Her music has been featured in TV and film including Big Little Lies, Orange is the New Black, The Blind Side, What Women Want, The Good Girl, Bring It On, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, EDtv, The Princess Diaries, A Walk to Remember, What a Girl Wants, The Lizzie Maguire Movie, Raising Helen, Bourne Identity and the teen favorite Disney's Descendants.
In 2021, she was voted Songwriter of the Year by Hollywood Music and Media and in 2023, was a She Rocks Award recipient.
She's currently working on two musicals and is a founding member of SONA (Songwriters of America).
You can reach Shelly at https://www.shellypeiken.com/
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