Taylor Parks

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Taylor Parks was born on September 16, 1993 in Mesquite, Texas. She is known for her acting roles in "Hairspray", "True Jackson V.P" , "Bones", "Victorious" and more recently as a songwriter, penning hits for some of the biggest names in popular music today.

The well liked 21-year old now lives in Los Angeles, and has had a banner 2014, landing cuts such as "My Everything" for Ariana Grande and "So Good" off of J-Lo's latest, "A.K.A.". She has been writing with the likes of Fifth Harmony (Bo$$), DJ Mustard, Prince Royce, Monica, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Becky G, Leann Rimes, Zendaya, Christina Aguilera, Rihanna & Nicki Minaj. So its a safe bet that music fans will be hearing Taylor's behind the scenes songwriting work on the radio well into 2015 and beyond.