Mandy Moore is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She rose to fame with her debut single, “Candy”, which peaked at number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100. Her debut studio album, So Real (1999), received a platinum certification from the RIAA. The title single from her second studio album, I Wanna Be With You (2000), became Moore’s first top 30 song in the U.S., peaking at number 24 on the Hot 100. Moore subsequently released the studio albums Mandy Moore (2001), Coverage (2003), Wild Hope (2007), Amanda Leigh (2009) and Silver Landings (2020).
In the year 2000, Mandy Moore embarked on a musical venture with acclaimed songwriter and producer, Emilio Estefan, crafting her first hit album “So Real”. 2002 saw her on the silver screen alongside Anne Hathaway in “The Princess Diaries”. A year later, Moore stunned audiences with her emotional performance in the romantic drama “A Walk to Remember”, where she co-starred with Shane West. In 2006, her voice graced the animated film “Brother Bear 2” along with Patrick Dempsey. It was a string of successive associations that led her to 2016’s “This Is Us”, where she shares the spotlight with co-stars like Milo Ventimiglia and Sterling K. Brown, bringing her career full circle with remarkable performances in film and television.
Moore’s journey from pop sensation to accomplished actress has garnered her significant recognition over the years. In 2002, her performance in “A Walk to Remember” earned her an MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Female Performance. She took another leap in her career with 2007’s “License to Wed” which landed her a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie Actress: Comedy. Later, she voiced Rapunzel in the 2010 Disney hit “Tangled”, a role that secured her a Grammy Award nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media for “I See the Light”. Moore’s true triumph came with her role in “This Is Us” where she earned her first Primetime Emmy nomination in 2019, and she finally took home the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2020.