Samantha Moore grew up in Colborne, Ontario, Canada. She attended East Northumberland Secondary School. She began performing in summer singing competitions around Ontario. and was 'discovered' in 2002 at age thirteen by Cliff Fabri (RomanLine Ent. /Avril Lavigne), while competing in the Kingston, Ontario Fall Fair Talent Contest.
Six months after meeting Fabri she signed a one million dollar recording contract with Geffen Records and moved to Los Angeles to write and record music. Samantha collaborated with well known industry songwriters such as Jamie Houston, Butch Walker, Curt Frasca, Sabelle Breer, "American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi, Grammy winning Producer John Shanks, Robbie Nevil, Matthew Gerrard, Matthew Wilder and The Matrix team of Lauren Christy, Graham Edwards and Scott Spock. By the age of sixteen, Samantha had written and collaborated on more than one hundred songs.
Check out SamanthaMoore. Her music has been featured on the MTV show “The Hills” and young pop stars like Miley Cyrus have recorded her songs. Over 150 Co-writes, Publishing superstar, Samantha has had a remarkable run in the music industry since age 14.
Matthew Wilder/Thom Panunzio/Krongard /Polly Anthony/Cliff Fabri/Samantha Moore/Jordan Schur/Monti Olson/Scott Francis - (LA Gala Samantha's One Million Dollar Publishing deal with BMG Publishing, later, Universal Music Publishing..
Miley Cyrus Covers a Samantha Moore Song.
'EAST NORTHUMBERLAND HIGH... Samantha's high school became world famous because Miley covered this song.. East Northumberland High is located in Brighton Ontario, Canada, two hours east of Toronto ..
Samantha Moore's version of East Northumberland High...these youtube posts are put up by Samantha Moore fans trying to clarify that this was Sam's highschool and not Miley's..the kids can be pretty mean..
The truth is Samantha had to ok Miley cutting the song and although the song has great meaning to Samantha, she did record it when she was 15 and was thrilled Miley liked it enough to cut it..
We first told you about the Clique Girlz back in May 2008, after receiving a promo CD from the label. Several of the group’s songs, including “The Difference” and “Then I Woke Up”, were penned by Crazed Hits favorite Samantha Moore. The NY Times just did a big story on the band, which you can read at this link. Look for Iovine to put big bucks behind this project. He is determined to create his own Disney-like franchise!
Yes, Kelly Clarkson made 'Breakaway' a number one hit! No, Avril Lavigne did not write 'Breakaway''..Yes, Samantha Moore signed a million dollar record deal on the strength of her recording 'Breakaway. Yes Samantha Moore recorded 'Breakaway' 3 years before Kelly Clarkson'. No, Geffen Records never released Samantha's version of the song. Yes this helped in getting the President of Geffen Records fired...