CHEL Oozes Self-Confidence On 'My Name': Exclusive

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CHEL doesn’t care when you’re going to speak about her; in reality, she encourages it.

CHEL is debuting “My Name,” an anthem that celebrates self-confidence, solely on Billboard as we speak (Nov. eight).

With “My Name,” the St. Louis, Mo. native tackles the haters and critics which have bashed her for many of her life, by taking possession of her identify and all the confidence that comes together with it. “I spent most of my life killing myself over what individuals considered me,” CHEL tells Billboard. “I listened as individuals used my identify as their punch line. At some level in my life, I made a decision to take again management and to personal who I'm.”

“My Name” is CHEL’s try to do exactly that. With its snappy piano-backed beat and unapologetic vocals, CHEL embraces issues like the form of her physique, and the truth that she doesn’t wash her hair each day. She exhibits off a formidable vocal vary, sliding effortlessly from a excessive and clear pitch to the tune’s belting refrain as she sings, “If my identify is what you’re saying/ I assume I’m doing one thing proper.”

"A reputation is without doubt one of the most respected issues an individual owns,” CHEL provides. “I noticed that if individuals had been speaking about me, it wasn’t essentially a foul factor.”

The singer first made waves together with her single “That Fire,” incomes herself a major fan following on social media. CHEL has since opened for artists like Jason Derulo and Nelly on their excursions.

With the discharge of “My Name,” CHEL is working in direction of a brand new period of expressing confidence and self-love in her music. “I noticed that if I'm proud of myself, finally different individuals will study to be joyful as effectively and if they will’t…effectively, I simply don’t care," she shrugs.

Get a primary pay attention of “My Name” beneath.