[title size=”1″]Pierce Driessen[/title]
Pierce is a 15 year old singer/songwriter creating pop songs with strong lyrics and an edgy influence. He has co-written six original songs with Grammy award-winning and Platinum record writers/producers such as Andre Lindal (Justin Bieber, ‘As Long As You Love Me’), Michael Jay (Celine Dion), Jaylien Wesley (Akon, ‘Beautiful’) and Max Gousse (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland). Some of his musical influences include Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Usher, Prince, U2, and Kanye West.
Pierce is intensely developing his vocal, songwriting and performance skills by working with celebrity artist development and vocal coach Valerie Fahren (www.valeriefahren.com). Pierce has been performing since the age of 5 but accelerated his development over the last two years by writing and recording songs, taking daily vocal coaching sessions, taking dance classes and working with leading choreographers, taking guitar lessons, performing in showcases and other venues, and making music videos.
Pierce’s first two recorded original songs, ‘Things Don’t Work Out Like That’ and ‘Be With You,’ were released in Spring 2012 and co-written with award-winning producers Michael Jay and Johnny Jam. In Fall 2012 Pierce wrote ‘Start This Over’ with Michael Jay (Eminem, Celine Dion), Dex Nicholson, and Wayne C. McDonald (The Wanted), and ‘Stuck In My Head’ with Ryan Stewart (Carly Rae Jepsen). In early 2013 Pierce recorded ‘Bright Eyed Beauty’ with Michael Jay, Andre Lindal (Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson) and Valerie Fahren. Pierce wrapped up 2013 by recording ‘Classic’ with Jaylien Wesley (Akon) who produced it with Max Gousse (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland). On ‘Classic’ Pierce wrote all lyrics and plays guitar on the track. Pierce lives in Los Angeles.
Official Website: http://www.piercedriessen.com/