Influences: Jojo, Craig David, Ne-yo, Tori Kelly, Nakala, Lionel Richie, Whitney Houston, Spandua Ballet
Charlotte Neal is best known as charlottenealmusic on all social media platforms. She is an established 20 year old singer and songwriter who has been singing and performing for 7 years. Charlotte began her music career at the 'Ready to Rock School' in Portsmouth at the age of just 13, having one-to-one private vocal coaching there for 3 years. From the beginning of joining the rock school at 13 years of age, Charlotte was introduced to the gigging world, where every couple of months the Rock School would organise gigs for the students to showcase their musical talents, where they would form them into bands to do this. At the rock school Charlotte mastered the skills of vocal control and advanced vocal ability. She was first taught vocals at the Ready to Rock School by Natalie Birch known in the music industry as NAKALA for a year in 2013, where she still occasionally performs with NAKALA. For the rest of her time at the Rock School she was taught by Mark Thompson-Smith who was the stand in singer from the band ‘The Sweet’ in the 70’s. However, after three years of being apart of the Ready to rock school family, In December of 2016 Charlotte left the rock school to further purse her music career collecting many gigs around the south coast with current guitarist Markus Smith. Charlotte currently attends more advanced private vocal lessons with singing teacher Becki Short as she continues to strive for perfection.
Along side Charlottes vocal lessons Neal is studying an accelerated 2 year vocals degree at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, where she is in her final year completing her BA (Hons) music degree.
Besides Charlotte’s studies and gigging life, she loves to work on writing and recording originals, where she currently has three singles released called ‘Focused’ ‘Do I Like You’ and her most recent which was released April 17th 2020 called ‘Whats Gone Is Good’ on all music streaming services. All three have had multiple radio plays. Neal is also currently working on releasing some more singles and from this working towards an album that is planned to be released at the end of 2021 which will also feature her new song ‘What’s Gone Is Good’ on it. Charlotte is now known as an R&B soul artist, with a hint of Motown within her music. You can check all three of her songs out on all streaming platforms including Spotify, ITunes, Apple Music, Amazon,YouTube and lots more which are all under Charlotte Neal.