Tara McDonald is an English songwriter and vocalist widely recognised for a string of crossover hits both internationally and in the UK. Tara achieved success working with Armand Van Helden and co-writing with Axwell on the chart hits ‘My My My’ and ‘Feel The Vibe’. Both these projects debuted at #1 in the club charts, before peaking in the UK sales charts at #12 and #16 respectively. She has also collaborated with Todd Terry co writing ‘Get Down’ and with David Guetta co writing ‘Delirious’ and ‘You Are Not Alone’. ‘Delirious’ – which featured on the ‘Pop Life’ LP’ – was one the most heavily played records on European radio throughout 2008.
Tara McDonald signed her album deal with Mercury/Universal in 2012 and her debut album will be released in early 2013. Her first solo single "Give Me More" was on of the most played records on French and Spanish commercial radio during the summer of 2012. In the earlier part of 2012 Tara worked as asistant vocal coach on the first series of the TV show The Voice in Belgium alongside the French pop star Quentin Mosimann, the winner of this series Roberto Bellarosa was from their team and went on to sign a recording contract with Sony records.
Tara hosts her own dance music radio show called "Shut Up & Dance" which is a one hour show currently syndicated in 18 countries across the world on the best dance music stations and is also a podcast available as a free download through itunes worldwide.
Tara regularly tours the international club circuit with her schedule taking her throughout Europe and on to Australia, Russia, Dubai, U.S.A, China, Egypt and Jordan. Her summer 2009 performance at Space in Ibiza, Spain within a weekly residency with Hed Kandi and 2010 at Es Paradise, Ibiza Rocks bar and her legendary "Sunset Sessions" at Mambo & Savannah beach bar, seeing Tara perform acoustic versions of her best known songs.
Tara released a new track with David Guetta and Afrojack in 2011 called "Pandemonium" from the 2011 FMIF Ibiza mix album and also wrote and sang the anthem to Tomorrowlands 2010 with Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike and Dada Life called "Tomorrow/Give Into The Night" which was a international club hit as well as a commercial radio hit in Belgium. In 2010 Tara was voted the best voice of the dance scene by the readers of "Only For DJ's" magazine in France.
Tara is currently working on her new solo record "Give Me More" to be released in Feb 2012 and has signed her album to Mercury records part of the Universal music group.
McDonald has been described as a "tigress on stage" and "the chic sexbomb of electro music."
In 2012 Tara signed a 2 album deal with Mercury/Universal and the first single "Give Me More" was one of the most played tracks on European commercial radio during the summer period and her first album will be released in 2013.
Tara McDonald's dance music radio show "Shut Up & Dance" started on FG DJ radio in France in January 2012 is now in 18 countries across the world each week plus available as a free podcast on itunes.