Songwriter/Songwriting Coach, New York
With numerous Billboard-charting singles, over 150 releases, and millions of album sales under her belt, Alex Forbes exudes a contagious passion on the subject of songwriting. Her material has found a home on major and indie labels, feature films and TV in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Founder of the top songwriting coaching site CreativeSongwriter.com and author of the inspirational guide Write Songs Right Now, Alex has led courses and workshops for NYU Steinhardt, the ASCAP Foundation and many other organizations. Her most recent release, �I Dance My Dance,� is featured on the new album by three-time Grammy Award-winner Nile Rodgers. Numerous other songs are slated for release with a variety of up-and-coming and established artists. TV and film placements include Dance Moms, Nurse Jackie, and the Denzel Washington film D�j� Vu. Alex�s earlier hits include Don�t Rush Me (#2 Pop, #6 Dance, #3 Adult Contemporary, ASCAP Pop Award), Nothin� My Love Can�t Fix(#19 Pop), Too Turned On (#6 Dance), and In A Dream (#6 Dance, #72 Pop). Her anti-poaching anthem, Where Will the Giants Roam, written for the Global March For Elephants and Rhinos songwriting competition, won first prize: a $30,000 photo safari in Africa.