Sarah Solovay

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Sarah Solovay
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Manhattan in Seward Park on the Lower East Side
Background information
Born (1994-03-30) March 30, 1994 (age 22)
Origin New York City, NY, United States
Genres Pop, alt pop, alternative, acoustic
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Guitar, piano, vocals
Years active 2006 – present
Labels unsigned

Sarah Solovay (born March 30, 1994) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist who opened for John Mayer and Train on Mayer's "Battle Studies Tour" in Scranton, PA in July 2010.[1][2] Solovay was also featured on the 90210 soundtrack,[3] released in the fall of 2009.

Solovay's songs, "You'll Never Know," "Gone" and "Delight" were licensed for use on MTV "[1]" in 2011.

In July 2011, Solovay was profiled by the New York Times[4] for her rising profile as a musician while still balancing school work. Solovay's song "All She Could Be" was licensed for ABC's "The Lying Game" in the August 22, 2011 episode.

In January 2013, Solovay was named as one of ten finalists in the 2013 Emerging Artist Competition, a partnership between Hitlab and The Recording Academy.[5][6]

In July, 2014, "Gone" and "All She Could Be" were included on the soundtrack for the Indie Film, "Crazy Bitches," released in June, 2014.[7]

Solovay graduated from Yale University in 2016, where she was an American Studies major with a focus on Audio and Video Performance Culture.

In October 2010, Solovay and her song "Gone" were included on the list of entries to be nominated for a 2011 Grammy Award in the "Song of the Year" and "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" categories.[8] In June 2010, Solovay's song, "Gone" was selected for The New Writers CD released by The Songwriters Hall of Fame. "Gone" was also featured in Children's Hospital in addition to being featured on the NBC TV Show "Outlaw" in the Fall, 2010.

Solovay's song "Hearts Collide" was selected to be on the 90210 soundtrack,[9] released by CBS on October 13, 2009. Her song, "Flaws and All" was featured in Joe Dante's film, "The Hole."[10] Additionally, Solovay's song "All She Could Be" was selected to air on the Teen Vogue feature of Dakota Fanning.[11]

In 2008, Solovay's "Gone" won the New York Songwriters Circle "Young Songwriters Award"[12] and Solovay was a contestant in Radio Disney's "Next Big Thing" contest.[13] Also in 2008, Solovay performed at The CMJ Festival on October 22, 2008 which took place at The Canal Room in New York City.[14][15]

In 2009, Solovay was a finalist in the International Songwriter's Competition.[16] That same year, she performed at a benefit for the Light of Day Foundation.[17]


Year Song Album Notes
2008 Gone Gone EP
  • Self-release; SS Records
2009 Flaws and All Single
  • Self-release; SS Records
  • Featured in Joe Dante's 2009 "The Hole 3D"
2009 Hearts Collide 90210 Soundtrack
  • CBS Records
2010 Gone 2010 Songwriters Hall of Fame Compilation
2010 Raindrops Single
  • Self-release; SS Records
2012 Superhuman EP
  • Self-release; SS Records

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