Her music has received popular acknowledgement worldwide. “Purple Skies” was also selected as one of the best albums of 2011 in Japan’s "iTunes Rewind". Her songs reached the top 10 pop charts in Korea’s most popular digital malls. Michelle’s single "If I Lost You" reached number 1 on BBC London 94.9 FM , charted on Gille’s Peterson’s Top 20 List and L.A.’s KCRW and played regularly as promotional theme music for VH1. “Back Down to Earth” became the most requested songs on Botswana’s Yarona fm.
Shaprow has had hits in multiple genres. Her dance music collaboration with Speakerboxx, “Time” reached #5 on the Billboard dance charts and was nominated for an International Dance Music Award in the dance pop category alongside Nelly Furtado, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna. Through word of mouth, pre-released versions of her songs popped up on the iTunes Store Top 100 Jazz singles chart in the U.S., Germany and Greece, Australia, Canada, Greece and Mexico.
Her music plays regularly at Abercrombie and Fitch, Hollister, H&M, Gilly Hicks, Barnes and Nobles, Wet Seal, BodyShop, Forever 21, EasySpirit, Arden B, Wilson's Leather, Applebee's, and Stylish Sophistication stores around the world. and has been featured on VH1, TLC and Discovery Channel Michelle also appeared in a Coca Cola commercial Shaprow is known for her progressive use of social media in marketing music and connecting personally with her fans. In 2011 Michelle created personalized songs with individualized messages for a select group of fans. In the same year music industry blog Hypebot profiled Michelle in a feature discussing her innovate use of social media platforms. Her music has appeared in several of YouTube guru Michelle Phan's videos. HMV Japan refers to Shaprow as ""iTunes 世代の歌姫"--“Diva of the iTunes generation"".
In 2011 she signed a worldwide publishing deal with BMG. To celebrate the signing she created a video thanking her Facebook fans. The video was featured on Facebook’s official music page and industry blog Hypebot.
Michelle Shaprow Discography
Singles & EPs
|PRO-A-100603-A||Michelle Shaprow||If I Lost You (12", Promo)||Warner Bros. Records||PRO-A-100603-A||US||2001||Sell This Version|
|1256R4||Michelle Shaprow||Anything You Say (12")||FiveSix Recordings||1256R4||US||2004||Sell This Version|
|SHFT513||Jay-J Featuring Michelle Shaprow||Jay-J Featuring Michelle Shaprow - If I Wanted You Remixes Part 1 (8xFile, MP3, Single, 320)||Shifted Music||SHFT513||US||2010|