Sparkling pop songs, haunting country ballads, and ecstatic dance floor anthems: songwriter Nitanee Paris envisions songs that reach across a wide swath of American musical forms. She was awarded a The Hal Gaba scholarship for Excellence in Songwriting from UCLA Extension and was honored to study with hit songwriter Marty Panzer (Barry Manilow, Disney, Kenny Rogers). She also studied with show creator and gifted songwriter Phil Swann.
In just a year’s time, Nitanee has received over forty awards for songwriting. She is continually growing and developing her craft and has forged partnerships with several talented artists, composers and producers. Her music is performed live at venues in Los Angeles.
Five of Nitanee's songs are being featured on WOMEN OF SUBSTANCE RADIO in the 3rd quarter line-up July through September 2013. She had the #1 INDIE SONG in March and April 2013 and made the TOP TEN INDIE SONGS in January through June 2013, and she was selected for the 2012 TOP 50 INDIE COUNTDOWN, featuring Indie hits with potential to become mainstream hits.
Nitanee won the Silver Award in the jazz category and honorable mention in the country/ bluegrass category of the 2012 MID-ATLANTIC SONG CONTEST. She won 4TH PLACE in the March/April 2013 AMERICAN SONGWRITER MAGAZINE LYRIC CONTEST and HONORABLE MENTION in the July/August contests in both 2012 & 2013 and in September/October 2013.
Nitanee is the winner of the dance category and third place overall in the 2012 SONG OF THE YEAR song and lyric writing competition and three of her songs placed in the top five finalists in the folk and dance categories of the SONG OF THE YEAR contest in 2012 & 2013. She was a finalist in the electronic category of the 2012 JOHN LENNON SONGWRITING CONTEST, and a finalist in the dance/electronica category of the 2012 USA SONGWRITING COMPETITION. Additionally, three of her songs were semi-finalists in the prestigious 2012 INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION.
Most recently, Nitanee is a category winner in the WEST COAST SONGWRITERS INTERNATIONAL SONG CONTEST 2013 and she was awarded honorable mention for three songs in the electronic/dance and pop categories. Three of her songs are semi-finalists in the 2013 DALLAS SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION SONG CONTEST in the pop/rock, singer/songwriter, and love song categories.
Nitanee received several awards in the recent 2013 UK SONGWRITING CONTEST spanning across nine genres. Five of her songs are FINALISTS, six are SEMI-FINALISTS, and FIVE are COMMENDED ENTRIES.
Currently working with a host of collaborators in a vast diversity of styles, Nitanee is aware of the needs of the marketplace. She hosts singer-songwriter events, and is a supportive and pro-active member of the songwriting community.
Passion, sincerity and spirit– Nitanee Paris reaches deep to pen lyrics and songs of the soul.