Chantel McGregor

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Chantel McGregor
Chantel McGregor 2015-10-22.jpg
Background information
Birth name Chantel McGregor
Born Bradford, England
Genres Rock, blues, blues-rock
Occupation(s) vocalist, guitarist, songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Website www.chantelmcgregor.com

Chantel Dawn McGregor (born in Bradford, England) is a British blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter.

History[edit]

Chantel McGregor attended Leeds College of Music where she achieved a number of awards, including the Leeds College of Music Prize for Outstanding Musicianship. She gained a First Class Honours degree in Popular Music in 2008,[1] and has gone on to develop a career in the UK and international blues and rock music scene, performing solo and with her band.

In 2011, she won "Young Artist of the Year" at the British Blues Awards,[2] and in 2012, she won "Best Female Vocalist" at the British Blues Awards.[3] In 2013 she won two categories, "Guitarist Of The Year" and "Best Female Vocalist", at the British Blues Awards.[4] and again won the "Guitarist Of The Year" category in 2014.[5]

Her debut album Like No Other, released in 2011, was produced by Livingstone Brown,[6] who has worked with such artists as Ed Sheeran, Shakira, Kylie Minogue and Corinne Bailey Rae. Her second album Lose Control, also produced by Livingstone Brown, was released on 9 October 2015.

Discography[edit]

Title Details
Like No Other
  • Released: 24 June 2011
  • Label: Tis Rock Music Ltd – TRM001
  • Format: Digital download, CD
Lose Control
  • Released: 9 October 2015
  • Label: Tis Rock Music Ltd – TRM002
  • Format: Digital download, CD

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chantel McGregor is the business". Leeds College of Music. Retrieved 26 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "2011 Winners". British Blues Awards. Nottingham Blues Society. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "2012 Winners". British Blues Awards. Nottingham Blues Society. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "2013 Winners". British Blues Awards. Nottingham Blues Society. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "2014 Winners". British Blues Awards. Nottingham Blues Society. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  6. ^ Sleeves notes to Like No Other

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