Sara Beth Bareilles is an American singer-songwriter. She achieved mainstream success in 2007 with the hit single "Love Song", which reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.Early Life (Childhood)
Bareilles graduated high school in 1998 and attended the Communication Studies program at the University of California, Los Angeles. She performed in the annual student concert UCLA Spring Sing, winning twice.Interesting Facts
In the interim talking on her "Live from So Ho" EP, she mentions that she often doesn't get paid when she plays at universities because of her excessive swearing.Personal Life
Bareilles considers herself "definitely sort of a feminist". She is very good friends with Ingrid Michaelson. Her father is of French (the origin of her surname), Italian, and Swiss-Italian, descent. Her mother is of three quarter Portuguese ancestry, with the remainder of her mother's roots being English and German.Achievement
She has been nominated for Grammy four times. She also got nomination in American Music Award and Tony Award.