Maddy S.


82 Reviews (73 Verified)
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Award winning Multi-genre Songwriter / Topliner / Vocalist / Vocal Producer; 300 Million Streams, Songs on Spotify's New Music Friday, Fresh Finds, Wild Country, Christmas Pop; Songwriting Credits include Powfu, Sara Kays, Wrabel, Haley Joelle, Laura Marano, Nurko, Morat, Eric Nam, VIVIZ, TAEMIN, Drax Project, etc.

I have over 10 years of experience as a songwriter / topliner, vocalist, and vocal producer across multiple genres. My songs have been released by several major label artists and have racked up over 400 Million streams. As a full-time professional songwriter in LA, I work with many artists, writers and producers (at companies like UMPG, BMG, Hipgnosis, Prescription Songs, Big Machine, APG, Capitol etc) on a regular basis, so I bring a high level of expertise and a diverse skillset to every project.

I primarily write and sing Pop music, Pop-R&B, and contemporary Country, but I'm very versatile and have experience in many other genres including EDM/Dance, Progressive House, Latin-Pop, and K-Pop.

- Vocals (includes lead vocals, doubles, harmonies, adlibs - comped & tuned)
- Songwriting
- Toplining (writing the melody & lyrics over your track, and recording vocals)
- Spanish Vocals

Rates vary depending on the project, but vocals start at $400

1 Free Revision is included. Thereafter, $75/Revision.
*A revision is defined as a few small edits, not a re-do / re-recording

You can pay half upfront and half upon delivery. The 50% deposit is nonrefundable due to the work put in

Turnaround time ranges between 1-3 weeks depending on my availability and workload.

Thanks for checking out my page! I can't wait to help you achieve your vision! :)

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.


  • English
  • Spanish

82 Reviews - 21 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Joe F.
    by Joe F.

    Maddy is AMAZING! She not only crushed a home run her first time at bat, but she went above and beyond and delivered some killer ad libs! I intend to work with Maddy again.

  2. Review by Rob K.
    by Rob K.

    Once again, Maddy did an awesome job with her vocals. I was a bit unsure about my song because the vocal demo I sang wasn't great. But she turned a 4 into a 10. Maddy's amazing.

  3. Review by Rob K.
    by Rob K.

    Maddy did an absolutely amazing job with her vocals. Great performances, style, and sound quality. Awesome!

  4. Review by Gabriele Piscanec

    Working with Maddy has been a real pleasure: she is highly professional, friendly, extremely talented and has an absolutely graceful and stunning voice.
    I commissed her 3 songs and she realized everything I asked her within the deadline.
    Her approach to the job is full and deep, caring about the very little details.
    Her ad-libs are just amazing: they add magic to the songs.
    She puts her soul into what she does.

  5. Review by Teddy TD

    Delivers really good and emotional vocals and lyrics, really recommended!

  6. Review by Lucas C.

    Amazing singer, brilliant lyricist, great to work with, one of the best I’ve worked with!

  7. Review by Andrew Smolin

    great communication, quick turnaround, good price, and most importantly, quality and catchy vocals!

  8. Review by Kai
    by Kai

    It's a pleasure working with Maddy - professional, fast delivery, great communication, and most of all - she is such a talented singer. I'm excited to have her on this new track of mine, and I look forward to working with her again in the near future.

  9. Review by Simon B.

    Really professional. Great quality of vocals and fast delivery!

  10. Review by Erica F.

    Maddy is awesome. She is very friendly, professional, and has an amazing voice. She completed my project before the deadline, and I am so happy with what I received. I can't wait to work with her again.

  11. Review by James R.

    Maddy is an extremely talented vocalist and songwriter, and a pleasure to work with. Her work elevated my production and her turn around time was exactly what I needed. I would highly recommend Maddy and hope to work with her again in the future!

  12. Review by Thomas K

    Super sweet vocals, beautiful sound, hits you in the feels as well!

  13. Review by Chris K.

    Quick, professional, nailed it on the first try.
    Would definitely work with Maddy again!
    Exactly what we were looking for.

  14. Review by ML
    by ML

    Love working with Maddy, she always delivers great results!

  15. Review by Andy D.

    Wonderful first project together. Maddy really is the best. Looking forward to working together again soon.

  16. Review by Kalis B.

    Maddy does consistently a great job, and does it fast and well! Excellent harmonizing and top lining!

  17. Review by Lucas C.

    Maddy's got a brilliant voice & knows how to use it. She's great at using her initiative melodically & harmonically, super easy to work with & committed to getting the job done right!

  18. Review by Ryan M.

    Maddy delivered a fantastically written topline and vocal recording within the deadline we determined. She brought my track to life and capture my vision perfectly. I'm glad I chose to go with Maddy over other vocalists I was considering. She is well worth her fee! Will definitely work with her again.

  19. Review by Herb Z.

    really amazing, incredible voice, nailed creating all the melodies and vibe on first try which is rare, sounds amazing! looking forward to more

  20. Review by Kalis B.

    Maddy has a lot of talent and is a pleasure to work with. I was surprised at the quality of the stems! Would recommend! Thanks Maddy

    - Kalis

Interview with Maddy S.

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: I'm a full-time songwriter in LA. Currently I'm doing a lot of writing sessions with artists and producers in the LA scene. I have a bunch of songs coming out this year that I'm excited about! I'm also doing a lot of toplining and vocals in the K-Pop space and Sync as well!

  3. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  4. A: Clients often ask me how long it will take me to complete the project and my answer is between 1-3 weeks depending on my availability. They also usually ask me what I need from them, and I always ask for: the track as a .wav file preferably, the tempo and key of the track, and any specific references or ideas that they have!

  5. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  6. A: Sometimes people reach out to me for 'vocals' for their track, but what they're really asking for is songwriting *and* vocals. I think there's a misconception around how much talent/skill, work, and energy it takes to write a topline (melody & lyrics). It's much more time consuming than just recording a vocal. Writing is a completely different skill than singing. So I think it's good if people keep that in mind when it comes to fair compensation for that service. Songwriting/ toplining will always cost more than just vocals, because there's a lot more work and expertise that goes into it - and if it's a full buy-out, you're paying for intellectual property.

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: It depends on the project but if it's a topline + vocals for example, I start by listening to your track a few times just to get familiar with it. Then I start coming up with melody ideas, and I also look through my lyric concept ideas to find a concept/title that matches the feeling of the track. I usually write the chorus at this point, and once I have something really strong and catchy, I move on to the verses. Once the whole topline is written, I then record the lead vocal (on Pro Tools). Then I comp (edit) the lead vocal. When I have a solid lead vocal, I start recording doubles and harmonies, then adlibs. The final step is editing and mixing everything, and then I bounce a reference mix for my client to listen to! After that, if my client is happy with the song, I'll bounce stems for delivery! :)

  9. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  10. A: The variety of writing & singing all kinds of songs across many genres!! I have a lot of fun switching it up.

  11. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  12. A: I started singing and working with a vocal coach when I was about 10 years old, but I started playing the guitar and songwriting when I was 13. I wanted to be a Country/Pop artist. I performed at several festivals like Canadian Music Week, had some of my songs on radio, was on a national TV show in Canada, and by the time I was 17 I released my first album as well as several singles. But a few years later I started traveling to Nashville frequently and realized that my true passion was songwriting, and that I wanted to just focus on that. That's when I started co-writing a lot, and meeting with several music publishers. I finally moved to Nashville in 2017 to pursue songwriting full-time. I spent 3.5 years there writing and working on my craft, and then I moved to LA in 2020!

  13. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  14. A: Some of my biggest influences include Kehlani, Ellie Goulding, Rosalia, SZA, Alison Krauss, Kacey Musgraves, Emily Warren and Ali Tamposi.

  15. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  16. A: My strongest skill is coming up with catchy melodies & unique lyric concepts.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: It depends on what the project is. If they're wanting me to sing a vocal, or write a top-line, I may ask for references (i.e. songs that have a similar vibe to what they're going for). I try to get as many details and as much direction as possible so that I can really help achieve their vision.

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Be detailed about what you're looking for. The more direction you give me, the more I'll be able to help you achieve your vision.

  21. Q: How would you describe your style?

  22. A: Musically, I tend to lean towards Pop/R&B, but when it comes to lyrics, I'm all about story-telling and painting a picture (which is more typical in the Country and Singer/Songwriter genres).

  23. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  24. A: Pop, R&B, Country/Pop, K-Pop, Dance/House. I'm pretty all over the map!

  25. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  26. A: I bring creativity, passion, interesting melodies, and my soft/sweet sounding voice. I'm all about interesting hooks that say things in a new way.

  27. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  28. A: The most common type of work I do for my clients is top-lining, writing lyrics, and recording vocals.

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Terms Of Service

Turnaround time is between 1 - 3 weeks depending on my availability and current workload. 1 Free Revision, thereafter $75/Revision (a revision is defined as a few small edits/tweaks)

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