Melanie Durrant (born in Toronto) is a Canadian urban contemporary-style singer. She attended the Arts program at Earl Haig Secondary School and also trained at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Melanie Durrant has received multiple accolades throughout her career. She was nominated in several categories at the 2004 Canadian Urban Music Awards
and at the MuchMusic Video Awards
. Melanie Durrant has collaborated with artists such as Kardinal Offishall, Choclair, Common and Slakah The Beatchild. She has shared the stage alongside Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Jill Scott and Sean Paul.
She then received her third consecutive nomination for “Four Seasons” as a 2015 JUNO Award-nominee for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year.
On 17 February 2015 Durrant released her sophomore album entitled “Anticipation”. The album was released through her own independent imprint Melo-D’s Inc. Anticipation was well received and charted in the No. 5 spot on iTunes Canada for R&B/Soul album.