Melanie Nyema

Melanie Nyema recently concluded her second World Tour as vocal section leader for pop superstar, Taylor Swift. Additional touring credits include Solange Knowles, Taylor Hicks, as well as a 2-year run with Barry Manilow at The Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. She has backed, among others, Gladys Knight, Sara Bareillies, Chromeo, Imagine Dragons, M83, M.I.A., Florence + The Machine, Charlie Wilson, The Who's Roger Daltrey, and performed to sold out audiences with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at both The Disney Concert Hall and The Hollywood Bowl. Melanie is the featured vocalist in Complexions Ballet's Imprint/Maya, which recently premiered to critical acclaim in New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Melanie can be heard on numerous recordings, including DVD and album releases for Barry Manilow, Shoshana Bean, Eric Hutchinson, Steve Vai and SPIRITUALIZED. She has been a featured singer on multiple digital shorts for children's StoryBots cartoons and as well as on such shows as Modern Family, Everybody Hates Chris and 7th Heaven. Her voice is featured in national tours for Disney on Ice, and Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth. A native of Los Angeles, Melanie lives in New York City and is a proud graduate of The University of Southern California's Thorton School of Music.