Royal Tailor

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Royal Tailor
Genres Christian rock, Christian pop, pop rock, punk rock, rap rock, electropop, dance-pop
Years active 2004-present
Labels Essential, Provident
Associated acts Leeland
Website royaltailoronline.com
Members Tauren Wells
DJ Cox
Blake Hubbard
Jarrod Ingram

Royal Tailor is an American Christian Pop/Rock band.[1]

History[edit]

Royal Tailor was started by Tauren Wells, DJ Cox and Blake Hubbard while they were attending college.[citation needed] Jarrod Ingram later joined.[citation needed] Royal Tailor quickly gained experience by performing more than 300 shows in 2 years.[citation needed]

After hearing Royal Tailor's music, Leeland and Jack Mooring passed along the band's EP to Jason McArthur, Vice President of A&R of Provident Music Group, who signed them to a record deal.[citation needed] Producers Aaron Lindsey, Chuck Butler and Daniel Kinner produced their debut album, Black & White, which was released on June 7, 2011. It received a nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for the 54th Grammy Awards.[2]

Band members[edit]

  • Tauren Wells - lead vocals
  • DJ Cox - guitar, backing vocals
  • Blake Hubbard - bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jarrod Ingram - drums

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year EP Peak chart positions
US US Christ
2011 Black & White 190 6
2013 Royal Tailor
  • Released: October 22, 2013
  • Label: Essential Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
95 3

EPs[edit]

Year Album
2009 Love Like This
  • Released: July 2, 2009
  • Label: Independent
  • Formats: CD, digital download

Singles[edit]

  • "Hold Me Together" (2011)
  • "Make a Move" (2012)
  • "Remain" (2013)
  • "Ready Set Go" (featuring Capital Kings) (2013)

Music Videos[edit]

  • "Hold Me Together" (2011)
  • "Make a Move" (2011)
  • "Ready Set Go" (featuring Capital Kings) (2013)

Guest appearances[edit]

Title Year Other performers Album
"Living for the Other Side" 2013 Capital Kings Capital Kings
"Love Like Crazy" 1 Girl Nation 1 Girl Nation

Awards[edit]

Grammy Awards
Year Award Result
2012 Contemporary Christian Music Album (Black & White) Nominated
GMA Dove Awards
Year Award Result
2012 New Artist of the Year Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Royal Tailor Breaks Out First Music Video 'Make A Move'". CMSpin. Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Complete List of Nominees for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards | E! Online UK". Ca.eonline.com. November 30, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2014. 

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