Award winning recording artist Doreen Taylor landed in a great feature on Entertainmentwise.com talking about her newest hit single and music video "Unstoppable", her close friendship with late, boxing legend Joe Frazier and the rumors she is taking her music to Broadway.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Award winning, adult contemporary singer/songwriter and Billboard charting recording artist Doreen Taylor was featured in an in depth interview on the very popular entertainment website, Popdust.com. The musical chameleon talked about her newest music videos, pushing the boundaries of domestic violence in "Over", what Hollywood keeps doing wrong making musicals and her own move to bring "Happily Ever After" to Broadway.
Check out the whole story: Popdust: Will Doreen Taylor Take Over Broadway
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Adult contemporary, Billboard charting recording artist Doreen Taylor stopped off in Philadelphia to perform the National Anthem at the 241st birthday celebration of the US Marine Corps on Thursday, November 10th. On November 10, 1775, the Continential Marines were established by the Second Continental Congress. Research indicates that the birthplace of the Corps, as the first place where Marines enlisted, was in Philadelphia.
Thousands of US Marines converged in several blocks on Oregon Avenue where Taylor kicked off the official ceremony by performing an extremely moving rendition of the National Anthem
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Billboard charting recording artist and award winning songwriter Doreen Taylor spoke with AXS.COM about her new album "Happily Ever After" and her sold out concert in Philadelphia on October 21st.
"I was able to mature not only a songwriter, but also as a producer and vocalist. The bar was raised exponentially making this new album. I worked with numerous brilliant musicians and arrangers like Randy Bowland and Larry Gold, and we recorded the album in a very old school way; with live musicians, live string players, etc. We were able to capture a great blend of retro and modern musicality and I have been thrilled to officially cross over to the adult contemporary/pop/R&B genre with this new album." Doreen discussed with AXS about her new album "Happily Ever After".
Check out the full interview here: Interview: Doreen Taylor finds new direction musically with 'Happily Ever After'
Friday, October 14, 2016
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Billboard charting adult contemporary singer and songwriter Doreen Taylor was featured in Vents Magazine talking about her hit single TOY, her new album "Happily Ever After", working with musical icon Larry Gold and her upcoming tour.
"I believe in the old school way of recording- in a real studio, with live musicians, string players…the way recordings used to be made. I wanted my album to have a modern, yet retro feel and I really believe we nailed it." Doreen said about the new album.
Check out the whole story here: Vents Magazine INTERVIEW: Doreen Taylor
Monday, September 12, 2016
ADULT CONTEMPORARY SINGER/SONGWRITER DOREEN TAYLOR TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “HAPPILY EVER AFTER”
Award Winning Adult Contemporary/ Top 40 Pop Recording Artist Doreen Taylor releases her new album “Happily Ever After” worldwide on Thursday, October 13th, 2016
Following up on the great success of her breakout single “TOY”, Billboard Top 100 recording artist and songwriter Doreen Taylor will release her much anticipated, debut adult contemporary album “Happily Ever After” on October 13th, 2016. “Happily Ever After” is arranged by musical legend Larry Gold (Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Lana Del Rey, Justin Timberlake, et al.) who specifically chose to work with Doreen because of her undeniable talent, drive and passion for making 'good' music. The new album focuses on fusing powerhouse vocals and haunting melodies while incorporating elements of retro and modern popular music. Pulling from several styles, including R&B, soul and pop, “Happily Ever After” targets an audience craving high quality, eclectic musicianship that is very hard to find today.
An accomplished country singer/songwriter with her successful album “Magic”, Doreen Taylor made the liberating leap from country music to mainstream pop/adult contemporary music with her single “TOY” in 2015 which charted on Billboard's Top 100 and reached #31 on the Adult Contemporary Chart after receiving heavy airplay on radio stations nationwide.
“My long and difficult journey has made me the artist I am today and my recent song-writing has been able to reflect that. I've grown so much as a person; it's nice to express that in my new music” said Doreen.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
DOREEN TAYLOR LIVE IN CONCERT “HAPPILY EVER AFTER” A PHILADELPHIA BENEFIT– ONE NIGHT ONLY AT 2424 SKYBOX EVENT CENTER FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF CAMDEN COUNTY
Billboard TOP 100 Charting Adult Contemporary Recording Artist Returns to Philadelphia to release her brand new album “Happily Ever After” with Vegas-style ‘Feast for the Senses’ concert on Friday, October 21st, 2016.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - Whether your musical palette drives you toward powerhouse vocals, engaging and tireless showmanship or captivating melodies, there’s a strong and mighty fusion of all three in DOREEN TAYLOR LIVE IN CONCERT– a special one-night only Vegas-style “feast for the senses” concert that brings the sultry Philadelphia based songstress back home to release her highly acclaimed new album “Happily Ever After”.
Returning to the area where she has planted roots in a benefit for local charity Boys & Girls Club of Camden County, the Philadelphia/South Jersey based songstress raises the bar by kicking of the 2016/2017 tour for her new album “Happily Ever After”, Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 2424 Studios (2424 Skybox Event Center), 2424 E. York Street Philadelphia, PA. Doors open at 7:00pm. Tickets are on sale now at brownpapertickets.com or doreentaylormusic.com.
“Happily Ever After” showcases Doreen’s talents as not only a vocalist, but as a songwriter and musician. She prides herself on the raw, emotional vibe of her lyrics and multiple abilities to engage an audience. For DOREEN TAYLOR LIVE IN CONCERT, she’s designed an audience interactive production that truly embodies the fairy tale fantasy of “Happily Ever After” by showcasing its fantastic grandeur with professional backup dancers, special effects and lighting, video interaction, a 10-piece band complete with 6 piece string section, and plenty more surprises – all delivered with a flavor of R&B, adult contemporary, and pop/top40 in a Vegas-style theatrical concert.
Being able to return to Philadelphia with this highly acclaimed show, dubbed by the Huffington Post as “an excellent performing artist to keep your eyes on,” all the while supporting a local charity that is committed to making a positive change in the community, makes this evening an extra special honor for Doreen.
"I love Philly, so being back in town to kick off my brand new album and tour “Happily Ever After” is so exciting for me! This new show is a feast for all the senses and will really amaze the audience. People always leave the theater wanting more. This concert will be no exception."
The Boys & Girls Club of Camden County (www.begreatcamden.org) helps enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Doreen has personally chosen to benefit this incredible organization after teaming up with them for her hit 2015 Christmas single "My Christmas Wish" and being awarded the 2016 Inspiration award at the 2016 BGCCC "Be Great" Gala.
"Community and local pride are really huge in my eyes and it means so much to me that I am able to help. I have been blessed in my life; it is only right that I now pay it forward."
Doreen Tayloris a multiple award winning singer/songwriter and has been called one of the hottest up and coming musical stars by countless publications and television like the Lifetime Network, CBS, NBC, FOX News, CW Network, Ok!TV, Consumers Digest, etc. With 2 degrees in music, Taylor has played numerous leading roles in various companies on and off Broadway and took the leap into mainstream music releasing her album "Magic" which garnered her the 2012 'Suggested Artist of the Year' Award from the 'Song of the Year' international songwriting competition. Doreen's music has been hand selected by Bose, Sharp Electronics and the #1 home shopping network, QVC to be played on all on-air demonstrations and on QVC.com to promote their products. She has been named a celebrity advocate for countless charitable causes and has been the face for brands such as Failte Vodka and Hades Footwear. Most recently, her cross over, adult contemporary single "TOY" charted on Billboard's TOP 100 and reached #31 on the Adult Contemporary Chart after receiving heavy airplay on radio stations nationwide. DOREEN TAYLOR LIVE IN CONCERT showcases her evolution as an artist to be reckoned with.
"‘Happily Ever After’ is some of the greatest work that I have done to date. I am so thrilled to be able to unveil it in the city where it all started for me while also giving back to the local community at the same time. It’s a win win!"
Monday, July 11, 2016
Award winning, adult contemporary recording artist Doreen Taylor was a special guest performer at the 2016 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Eastern PA Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Celebration at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on Friday, June 10th.
Taylor performed a special moving tribute to Savannah and Garrett, the 2016 Girl and Boy of the Year who both survived cancer and true inspirations of strength and courage. With guitarist Ben O'Neill, she performed her emotional version of "Over the Rainbow" to a sold out audience of 400 guests while a beautiful video produced by Flavia Mangan Colgan played behind her highlighting their journey.
Congratulations to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Man & Woman of the Year Eastern PA and the 15 candidates for raising over $366,000 that night to help find a cure for blood cancers.
Sunday, May 22, 2016
"Singing from the heart, Doreen Taylor is a musician with a yen to help." leads off the incredible 2 page feature about Billboard charting artist and award winning songwriter Doreen Taylor in the Sunday edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer on May 22, 2016."
The in-depth, page one and page two interview discusses Taylor's new upcoming album, progression into the adult contemporary market, succeeding as an independent artist and her plethora of notable charitable connections. "Doing good makes me happy", says Doreen to journalist Kevin Riordan.
Make sure to check out the great feature in the May 22 Philadelphia Inquirer and read the online version here: Philadelphia Inquirer: Doreen Taylor
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Taylor filmed the official music video for her 2015 Holiday hit "My Christmas Wish" with the children from the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County and donated a portion of the proceeds from sales of the physical song's single. In 2014, Taylor also teamed up with children from both the Philadelphia and Camden, NJ chapters when she personally bused out the children from both organizations to Independence Hall/Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, PA as part of her new mission as Ambassador to the National Parks to get children connected to the US National Parks. Kids got a chance to meet Doreen, hear a special live performance of her song "Colors of the USA" performed in the park and visit the Liberty Bell.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Award winning singer-songwriter and Billboard charting adult contemporary recording artist Doreen Taylor stopped by the SNJ Today studios to chat about her hit single "TOY", her upcoming live performances for the Boys & Girls Club of America and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), writing and recording her new album, and so much more...
To watch the full video online, click here: https://snjtoday.com/snj-today-hotline-doreen-taylor/
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Billboard Hot 100 Adult Contemporary recording artist Doreen Taylor lands on the cover of the latest April-May issue of Out On the Town Magazine (Philadelphia's premiere nightlife guide)with a great full page feature discussing how she's "making music happen" with her latest musical accomplishments, upcoming appearances and recording & writing her new album.
The magazine is available at select venues in the Greater Delaware Valley as well online.
To view the digital issue, please visit http://www.ootonline.com/issues/3805/
Friday, April 15, 2016
Billboard's Hot 100 Adult Contemporary recording artist, Doreen Taylor will be honored with the Inspiration Award from the Boys & Girls Club of Camden Country at the Be Great Extravaganza on Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at Lucien's Manor in Berlin, New Jersey.
Taylor was selected for this great achievement because of her hit 2016 holiday single "My Christmas Wish" which she not only raised money for the organization through sales of her single but, also filmed the official music video at the East Camden Clubhouse with many of the children that benefit from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
"Being selected to receive the 2016 Inspiration Award from the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County is such an incredible honor for me." Taylor said. "I have worked so hard to help so many children throughout my career and I am truly thankful to see that effort and dedication is paying off. Perhaps I can inspire others to also help and make a difference in their communities."
Doreen will also be performing a moving musical tribute at the 2016 Be Great Event after she receives her award. Other award recipients are notables from the Philadelphia area; the Mayor of Camden, Dana L. Redd (Citizenship Award), President of Rowan University, Ali A. Houshmand (Education Award) and President & CEO of Virtua Heathcare, Richard P. Miller (Heath & Fitness Award)
Friday, April 8, 2016
The Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has announced that top 40 recording artist Doreen Taylor will perform at the organization’s prestigious 2016 Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Celebration at the Lowes Hotel Philadelphia on Friday, June 10th, 2016.
Doreen Taylor will be performing a special musical tribute in honor of two patient heroes, the 2016 Boy and Girl of the Year: Garrett and Savanah who are both cancer survivors. Fifteen candidates have set a goal of raising $500,000 during their 10-week campaign in honor of Garrett and Savannah and have a mission of not only raising funds for lifesaving blood cancer research, but also raising awareness for LLS’s mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
“Doreen has personally known the devastation of losing more than one person in her life to a blood cancer and is very passionate about helping find a cure to wipe out this epidemic. We are thrilled that Doreen Taylor has chosen to not only give her time and enormous talent, but her love and support to LLS. We are so excited to have her perform at our 2016 Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Celebration!” said LLS Senior Campaign Manager, Sarah Langevin Hopkins.
To learn more about LLS’s Man & Woman of the Year campaign, contact the Eastern Pennsylvania office at 800.482.2873 or visit www.mwoy.org/epa or for more info on sponsorship or ticket purchase, please visit http://www.mwoy.org/pages/epa/philly16