Meghan Trainor has officially conquered the Billboard Hot 100 with her platinum-selling, debut-smash “All About That Bass”. The single has risen to #1 on the chart, while reaching the Top 5 at Top 40 radio this week. Meghan’s rise to #1 marks the second debut #1 by a female lead artist this year, following Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy.” This achievement comes in tandem with this week’s release of Meghan’s anxiously awaited debut EP, TITLE (Epic Records).
Listeners all over the world are “All About That Bass” too. In addition to reaching #1 on the iTunes Overall Top Songs chart, Spotify, Shazam, Amazon MP3, and Google Play stateside and garnering over 56 million-plus video views on YouTube/VEVO. Watch here: http://smarturl.it/AATBvideo. “All About That Bass” continues to heat up around the globe as it transforms into a veritable cultural phenomenon. The track has climbed to #1 on iTunes in a total of 25 countries, while occupying the Top 10 in 68 markets and landing at #2 on both the Worldwide Shazam chart and Global Spotify chart—with 32 million streams. Meghan makes her first international promotion trip this week, traveling to Australia where “All About That Bass” has spent 3-weeks at #1 on the ARIA singles chart. Meghan will make her Australian TV debut on The X Factor Australia next Monday.
Tomorrow, September 11, the break-through pop star will appear on premiere week of The Ellen Degeneres Show to perform the red hot single. This follows up her hilarious appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where she performed the track using only classroom instruments with a little help from the host and The Roots. The video gone viral, garnering nearly 5 million YouTube views since it aired last Thursday. Meghan made her TV debut earlier this summer performing the song on Live With Kelly & Michael.
TITLE properly introduces listeners to Meghan’s irresistible and inimitable style. The 4-track EP features “All About That Bass”, “Title”, “Dear Future Husband”, and “Close Your Eyes.” The EP paves the way for the forthcoming release of Meghan’s first full-length album due later this year.
Meghan Trainor is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from Nantucket who scored her first publishing deal at age 18. She’s since penned tracks for everyone from Grammy-winning country superstars Rascal Flatts to reggae/rock/R&B group Common Kings. Inspired by everything from pop to R&B and soul to the melody and swing of soca, Meghan comes with her own unique, bold and catchy sound that also blends ’50s throw back, hip-hop and classic pop.
Video of Meghan performing with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots below.
Meghan Trainor with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots – “All About That Bass”