Four albums and 8 years on, she has won numerous awards, five CMAA Golden Guitars – including 2007 Top Selling Album for ‘Stronger’, 2005 Album Of The Year for ‘Family Tree’ and APRA Song Of The Year for the song ‘Real People’. Melinda’s songs have been recorded by such diverse artists as John Farnham, Jimmy Little, Olivia Newton John, Paul Kelly, Elizabeth Cook.
She makes regular trips to Nashville where she enjoys a growing reputation as a popular and prolific song writer. Melinda’s fifth studio album ‘Be Yourself’ will be released July 5th on her own label BE MUSIC, distributed by DESTRA. “As a songwriter and singer Melinda Schneider is one of this countries truly important artists.” Glenn A. Baker “Schneider has a pure, clean country voice… it’s only a matter of time before Nashville comes callling.” The Bulletin (Australia)