Michelle Tavares' inner self is such a beautiful light her presence can brighten any room. A gifted songwriter and vocalist the stunning Michelle will soon bring her modern-day sound to Pop / R&B music.
Born a product of inner city Toronto to Portuguese parents, Michelle's early childhood would have her listen to traditional styles of Latin music. She began singing and mimicking her idols Gloria Estefan, Teena Marie and later Jennifer Lopez. By the age of thirteen Michelle wanted to be a "Latin Sensation" like her idols and was performing at Portuguese showcases and on multi-cultural radio. At eighteen Michelle released her first solo album and became a corner stone of Portuguese music in Toronto and over the next two years with growing popularity to see her perform Michelle excepted a performing contract with "The Booking House" where she performed as a Jennifer Lopez impersonator on an international stage in over 200 appearances in Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba, the Middle East (Dubai: United Arab Emirates) throughout the United States of America including Alaska and Canada.
When not touring Michelle studied voice and theory at the Royal Conservatory of Music and continued to develop her song writing using a wide range of musical genres with her mix of Latin influenced Pop/R&B music. Now teamed with experienced songwriters and musicians, Michelle is concentrating on songs that become her vibrant colorful background. Michelle Tavares' sophomore album entitled "Just Michelle" consists of sultry melodies with familiar lyrics that come from her soul. Michelle Tavares is an exciting artist full of energy on record and on stage. This is an artist to keep you're eyes on!