Lisa Harriton

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Lisa Harriton
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Background information
Birth nameLisa Rae Harriton
Born (1980-11-17) November 17, 1980 (age 38)
Los Angeles, California, United States
GenresPop, Electronic, Rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, Pianist
InstrumentsPiano, Vocals
Associated actsElle Rae, Jo Li, Bartholomew, The Smashing Pumpkins, Adam Lambert, Kesha, Natalia Kills
Websitewww.lisaharriton.com

Lisa Rae Harriton (born November 17, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter, keyboardist and sound designer. A member of the songwriting and production team JoLi, Harriton is a co-writer of the Grammy and Oscar nominated song "Everything Is Awesome" from The Lego Movie.

Early life and education[edit]

Harriton was born in Los Angeles, California and began working as a studio singer at age 8 on dates for Disney, Integrity Media and Word Records. She sang the preproduction duet vocals on Rod Stewart's Great American Songbook.

Harriton attended and completed classical piano studies at the Royal Schools of Music in London, and completed further jazz piano studies at the University of Southern California in May 2004.[1]

Music career[edit]

Harriton has performed in China, Japan, Peru and Los Angeles jazz clubs and has worked with musicians such as Ingrid Jensen and Ernie Watts.[1]

On May 22, 2007, in Le Grand Rex club in Paris, she was unveiled as touring keyboardist and backing vocalist for the reformed alternative rock band, Smashing Pumpkins. Harriton appeared in the videos for "Tarantula" and "That's the Way (My Love Is)". She also appeared in the documentary concert film "If All Goes Wrong."

In 2009 she toured with Adam Lambert performing as his keyboardist. She also appeared with Lambert on the CBS Early Show, Late Night with David Letterman, The View, and the American Music Awards. In 2010 she performed keyboard duties for Kesha including an appearance on Ellen.

In 2012, Harriton launched a solo career under the stage name Elle Rae.

Awards and nominations[edit]

"Everything Is Awesome" awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Daniel_Green. "Lisa Harriton – Free listening, videos, concerts, stats and pictures at". Last.fm. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Congrats to our nominees for Original Song". 15 January 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  3. ^ "57th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees". 5 December 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Critics' Choice Nominees". 15 December 2014. Archived from the original on 14 January 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Georgia Film Critics Association: 2014 Awards". 9 January 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  6. ^ "International Press Academy". 1 December 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  7. ^ "ACCA 2014". 12 February 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  8. ^ "DFCS Names 'American Sniper' 2014′s Best Film". 12 January 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  9. ^ Feinberg, Scott (5 November 2014). "Hollywood Music in Media Awards: Gregg Alexander Performs, Glen Campbell Feted". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  10. ^ "Houston Film Critics Society". 16 December 2014. Archived from the original on 10 February 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  11. ^ Patches, Matt (7 January 2015). "'Boyhood' is Iowa Critics' Best Picture of 2014". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  12. ^ "Phoenix Film Critics Society". 16 December 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  13. ^ "Santa Barbara Film Festival Announces Full Program, Variety Artisans Awards". Variety. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015.

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