Artist Profile

Malynda Hale
Los Angeles, CA
Finalist
Los Angeles, CA
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ABOUT
Los Angeles-based singer songwriter, actress, entrepreneur and activist Malynda Hale embodies what it means to take hold of one’s dreams. Fearless and unrelenting, her professional pursuits continue to cement her place in the entertainment industry as a creative powerhouse and multi-talented performer. Classically trained in both vocal performance and musical theatre, Hale has proven her creative versatility over time, securing her place in the Recording Academy as well as The Actors Equity Association. Her music has garnered praise from, Rant Hollywood, The Dutch Guy, Blog Critics, Lady Indie, Urban Flux Magazine, The Birmingham Times, and Music Connection Magazine, along with streaming spots on prominent platforms including Pandora, Spotify, iLocal Radio, and BWD Radio. Hale has also received the ASCAP PLUS Award for Independent Artists, City of Chicago’s Independent Artist Grant, and the Top Singer/Songwriter Award in the First Annual Independent Artist Network Music Arts Awards.

In addition to her impressive music resume, Hale has worked on several major and independent film projects, including The 4th Meeting, for which she won Best Actress in Film at the City of Chicago’s African American Arts Alliance Black Excellence Awards. She also appeared alongside Brant Daugherty (Pretty Little Liars, Army Wives, DWTS) in CradeMade Entertainment’s Oranges, co-starred on TLC’s Sex Sent Me to the ER as Nurse Lisa and appeared alongside Willa Ford in Nasser Entertainments' upcoming film Madame X. Hale’s television credits extend to national commercials as well with notable appearances in ads for Petsmart, Heineken and Noted by American Express, and she recently joined the ranks of CoverGirl in Procter and Gamble’s “My Black is Beautiful” campaign.

A proud vegan and social justice advocate, Hale is a spokesperson for vegan makeup company Valana Minerals and is the founder of The meTOO! Campaign, which promotes equality for marginalized couples. For 2 seasons Hale co-hosted The Vampire Diaries After Show on The Stream.tv and served as the main host for The Walking Dead After Show. She currently is the voice of MogaMind, an innovative meditation company that promotes love, gratitude, and visualization.

Hale just released her 4th studio album Pieces of Me. Produced by Kevin Porter of Flashgrove Music and Darren "BabyDeeBeats" Smith, this project is a comprehensive representation of Malynda’s talents and artistic pursuits, while still connecting to the common human experience she shares with her fans. As Hale continues to navigate the challenges and turns of the entertainment industry, she remains equally committed to her passion and her supporters, realizing that one cannot succeed without the other. Her message of love, acceptance, and faithful dedication continues to inspire those around her, which makes Hale someone that simply cannot be ignored.

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