At the age of 14, Talia Perez auditioned for season 2 of “The Xfactor” in Greensboro, North Carolina and made it to the top 70 out of 200,000 contestants. She received positive comments from judges Simon Cowel, LA Reid, Demi Lovato and Brittany Spears. It was an incredible compliment when Simon Cowell quoted that Talia reminded him of Leona Lewis and Mahalia Jackson. After receiving 4 yes’s from the judges, she went on to compete in the bootcamp round in Miami.
After the show, Talia went on to sing the National Anthem for the 2017 UCLA vs USC fight night & was accepted to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
At 18, Talia released her self-written debut single titled, “Champion”. Following the success of her first single, she released her 2nd pop dance track “Success. The song was received exceptionally well and won the Akademia music award of 2018. EDM Sauce, one of the largest independent Electronic Dance Music sites, quoted ” Talia shows us her killer versatility, providing incredible sounding, meaningful, and at times, haunting lyrics, sprinkled over an awesome production that focuses on subtle 808‘s, drawn out breakdowns, and solid leads, that snowball into an overall killer production. We give Talia Perez extreme props on this one as she’s seem to strike a chord between a balance of radio ready play, and niche productions.”
Talia’s 3rd single titled “West Coast” was released June 25, 2018 and top music blog of 2019 ‘A&R Factory’ wrote “She wraps her soaring soulful melodic vocals around some of the punchiest euphoric beats I’ve heard drop this summer. From start to finish, West Coast is packed full of Talia’s overwhelming attitude which proves that she can match her male counterparts all too easily in the EDM game. Talia Perez has proven that she has the potential to dominate the EDM Pop game with her abilities as a singer songwriter and musician.”
Following West Coasts release, Talia collaborated on the chill acoustic track “Lights So Bright” with duo ‘Sunlit Souls.’ The acoustically sonorous tune was released November 5, 2018 and received positive reviews. Indie Spoonful quoted ““How wonderful is it that Talia and Sunlit Souls have also dropped the walls of genres to create a fantastically fresh and truly authentic sound? Her voice is mesmerizing: smooth and soulful. She is at once a pop singer, a jazz singer and a R & B singer melting genres into a tone that has universal appeal; fans of all three will love her sound.”
Along with being a music producer & singer-songwriter, the 21 year old singer is also a actress and model. Talia’s been featured in various commercials, runway and print work for “Conde Nast,” “Cover Girl”, “Hulu.” “Fox’s The Four” “CBS” & “Jose Eber.”