Biography Drake Bell
Drake Bell (the full name of Jared Drake Bell, b. June 27, 1986) – American comedian, guitarist, singer and telerezhissёr. The young audience Drake name is inextricably linked to his partner on the series channel “Nickelodeon””The Amanda Show”and”Drake and Josh”, and in combination, and best friend Josh PEComa. It was filming the show for teenagers”Drake and Josh” Drake brought popularity among young people. In addition to his acting work, Drake began his career as a musician, and wrote and performed the soundtrack to this introductory series, named «Found a Way». In 2005 he independently released his debut album «Telegraph». His second album, «It’s Only Time», was released in 2006 after an agreement with Motown Records.
For the first time Drake was associated with music in 2001 in the movie «Chasing Destiny». Later, he sang a duet with former member of «Savage Garden» Darren Hayes. He also collaborated with the leader of the group «The Who» Roger Daltrey, under whose leadership learned the basics of guitar playing. The first major musical achievement Bell was the first song he wrote «Lost A Lover» for “The Amanda Show”in 2002. But really he was seen as a musician once wrote and performed the soundtrack to the inaugural series for teenagers”Drake and Josh” on Nickelodeon called «Found a Way». The song was included in a CD with songs dedicated to this series, which includes 2 more compositions written and performed by Bell. The track «Found A Way» also entered his debut album «Telegraph», which released a self-Bell September 27, 2005.
In 2005, Bell collaborated with Hawk Nelson in the recording of the song «Bring Em ‘Out» for film «Yours, Mine and Ours». Also, he and his team-mate Michael Corcoran created the music for the Nickelodeon television series such as’ Drake and Josh », Zoey 101, and« iCarly ».
In 2006, Bell signed a contract with the studio «Universal Records», and released under their label, their first single, «I Know» (eng. “I know”), and later the video was filmed him. Drake’s second album, entitled «It’s Only Time», was released on December 5, 2006. The day after the release of Drake gave a live performance on the channel MTV. In the summer of 2007 Bell went on tour in support of their new album.
Also, Drake became the co-author of the introductory song to the TV series Nickelodeon «iCarly» called «Leave It All To Me», he sang along with Miranda Cosgrove performer starring in the series, and in May 2008 was released the official video for this song in the filming of which was attended by Bell and the actors of the series «iCarly».
Together with Sara Paxton Bell recorded the soundtrack for the film “Superhero Movie,” in which he starred. This song is heard in the closing credits of the film, and it can be heard on the official page of Drake Bell’s MySpace.
Currently, Bell is working on his third album, which will probably be released in early 2009.
According to critics, the greatest influence on the work of Bell had the music of “The Beatles” and «The Beach Boys».
Having started playing at an early age, Drake was the first role on television when he was 8 years old. At the age of about 10 years, Drake has played in the movie “Jerry Maguire”in the role of Jesse Remo. He also appeared in a cameo role in the TV series”Seinfeld”in 1998. In 1999, Drake starred in commercials to video games «Pok? Mon Red and Blue». In 2000 he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for”Best Performance in a Television Movie or pilot episode”in the category”Young Actor”for his role Cage Redding in the TV movie «The Jack Bull». In the early 2000s, Drake Bell has participated in the show channel Nickelodeon”The Amanda Show.”Later Drake enters the cast of the series”Drake and Josh”, the show that started on Nickelodeon in 2004. At the same time he appears as a guest on the show Nickelodeon «Zoey 101,”for which he received the award «Blimp Award» at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in the category”Favorite Television Actor”. Drake received this award three years in a row, including in 2008, opposing the nomination to his partner on the series Josh Peck. In spring 2008, Bell starred in a parody comedy “Superhero Movie.”In August 2008, Drake has played a major role in the comedy”College».