Not too long, Mandy Moore almost gave up hope! She thought that the best parts of her life were behind her.
Even though she had dreams of being a musician and songwriter, she failed to make music in years. This was also the case for her acting career, which looked done and dusted.
Much of her spirit in music and acting was annihilated by rejection, and an unhappy marriage did little to console her.
Mandy Moore felt unseen. Disposable. At past 30, she felt her time was up.
Many fans wondered what led to her melancholy and final decision to quit music. It wasn’t clear why the actress quit her childhood dreams.
In a revealing interview with The New York Times, the actress spilled the beans! Do you want to know why she quit singing? Keep reading to find out!
Who is Mandy More?
Mandy Moore is one of the best-known American actresses in Hollywood.
She was born on April 10, 1984, and grew up in Orlando, Florida.
Since she was seven years old, Mandy has been acting when she played Young Cosette in Les Misérables at the Drury Lane Theatre School.
The first time she sang on stage, it became clear that she had a great singing voice too! She has been winning awards and appearing at many events ever since.
She was signed to her first record deal at age 14 and had two albums by the time she turned 20. As an artist, she has had more than ten singles on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.
Mandy More quit singing. She stopped performing on stage and avoided the spotlight. But she didn’t stop making music so much as transform herself.
The singer changed her name to Mandy Moore and transitioned from a ballad-singing country singer. More became an actress famous for playing a pop star in the film, A Walk To Remember.
Mandy More career
Mandy Moore’s career began at age 12 when she was cast in a teenage murder suspect on Law & Order.
She also had roles in other TV shows and movies until 2000, when Mandy released her debut album So Real. The song became #24 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It’s single follow-up Candy made it to number 29.
Her second record deal came along with another two albums by 2004. Her third single called Cry went straight to the #11 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 list.
With Cry, Moore became one of the youngest singers, whoever reached that high up the charts.
By late 2003 Mandy More decided to leave the music business for good, ultimately focusing more time on acting career instead.
Why did Mandy More quit singing?
The talented musician and actress quit singing because of creative differences. More’s contract with Sire Records ended in 2006, and she quit her music and singing career. She had signed with Sire on a two-year deal before leaving in 2006.
Other personal issues with her life also led her to quit. Ryan Adams, her spouse, allegedly didn’t support her singing career.
So, there you have it, folks. It turns out your favourite singer quit because she differed with her recording label.