Tina Parol

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Tina Parol
Tina Parol
Background information
Birth nameTina Annetta Borusowski
Born1988 (age 3435)
New Jersey, U.S.
Origin West Seneca, New York, U.S.
GenresPop , Country
Years active2009–present
Labels Universal Motown Records

Tina Annetta Parol (née Borusowski; 1988) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer.



Parol is a first generation American, born to Polish immigrants. She is still fluent in Polish. She was born in New Jersey and at age 2 moved to Buffalo, New York and grew up in West Seneca, New York. Parol attended New York University, enrolling in both the Clive Davis Department at Tisch School of the Arts, as well as NYU's Liberal Arts School. While still at NYU, Parol signed a record deal with Universal Motown which resulted in the pop radio single "Who's Got Your Money?", co-written and co-produced by Parol. The single charted to No. 34 on the Pop Airplay charts and had Parol touring around the country, opening for acts such as Flo Rida and Boys Like Girls. Soon Parol found her passion in songwriting taking her to Nashville, Tennessee, where she is a thriving member of the songwriting community. Her songs have been recorded by Britney Spears, Celine Dion, Sabrina Carpenter, Jamie Lynn Spears, Krewella, Jerrod Niemann, Dallas Smith, Kevin Rudolf, Haley Georgia and Jessie James Decker, to name a few. Her songs have also appeared on shows for Fox, ESPN, Lifetime, MTV, NBC, CBS, as well as two songs on ABC's "Nashville". Her song "Hold Onto Your Heart" appears in Touchstone Pictures's When in Rome . Tina co-wrote and performs "Live Your Story", Disney's Dream Big Princess franchise theme song. The song is frequently on The Disney Channel, is performed in Disney on Ice shows globally and is used at Disney's Hong Kong theme park. In 2020, along with Tenille Townes and Gordie Sampson, Tina won the CCMA for "Songwriter of the Year" for "Jersey on the Wall (I'm Just Asking)" performed by Tenille Townes. Tina co-wrote Lady A 's "Champagne Night", which was a #1 Billboard radio hit in both the USA and Canada and also went Gold in both countries.

Artist career

For her artist days, Parol cited artists such as Nelly Furtado, Bob Marley, Kanye West and M.I.A. as her biggest influences. Parol's other major musical influences are The Police, ABBA, Queen, and Tina Turner, whom Tina is named after. Critics have compared her to Pink. [1] Parol toured with acts such as White Tie Affair, A Rocket to the Moon, The Audition, Cash Cash, Friday Night Boys, Kelsey and the Chaos, Mercy Mercedes, and Forever the Sickest Kids! She will also be performing at the 98 PXY Summer Jam Concert in Rochester, NY with artists such as Flo Rida and Boys Like Girls.

Studio albums


YearSinglePeak chart positionsAlbum
US Hot Billboard Hot Pop Songs US AC US Adult CAN
2009"Who's Got Your Money"34Shrinking Violet
"—" denotes the single didn't chart.

Songwriting discography

Songs co-written by Parol

Britney Spears Circus (2008)"Rock Boy”
Tenille Townes The Lemonade Stand (2020)"Jersey on the Wall
Sabrina Carpenter Silver Nights – Single (2014)"Silver Nights"
Dallas Smith Kids With Cars (2016)"Cheap Seats"
Natalie Stovall and the Drive Mason Jar – Single (2015)"Mason Jar"
Jessie James Decker Clint Eastwood – Single (2015)"Clint Eastwood"
Kevin Rudolf That Other Ship – Single (2016)"That Other Ship"
Jamie Lynn Spears Sleepover – Single (2016)"Sleepover"
Nashville Cast The Book (feat. Aubrey Peeples) – Single (2016)"The Book"
Nashville Cast Caged Bird (feat. Aubrey Peeples) – Single (2016)"Caged Bird"
Adam Sanders Somewhere That You Don't Go – Single (2015)"Somewhere That You Don’t Go"
Jerrod Niemann This Ride – Single (2017)"The Regulars"
Jake Rose Weekday Drunk (2018)"Weekday Drunk"
Tina ParolLive Your Story: Disney Dream Big Princess (2018)"Live Your Story"
Celine Dion Courage (2019)"Soul"
Lady A Champagne Night (2020)"Champagne Night"
King Calaway Midnight EP (2021)"More People"

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