Carla Marie started her music career at the age of 14, singing local talent shows in London. Whilst writing poetry well beyond her years she fine-tuned her talents, becoming a songwriter to a roll-call of stars including Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Craig David, Girls Aloud and Kylie Minougue. Her career began in girl band Schino managed by Elliot Davis (Ex-Manager of Wet, Wet, Wet) and co writing edgy rock soul songs alongside a guitar at the age of 17.
Carla later joined the UK hit factory Xenomania where she worked co-writing a plethora of top ten hits for artists such as Girls Aloud, The Saturday's, Alesha Dixon and more. In less than 2 years Carla had achieved 6 UK top 10's, an Ivor Novello nomination and BRIT Award for her contribution to ‘The Promise’.
In recent times Carla is known for writing Naughty Boy featuring Beyoncé’s BRIT smash hit “Runnin”, "Freedom" featuring Kendrick Lemar on Beyoncé's acclaimed billboard album 'Lemonade' and Private Show & What You Need on Britney Spears album Glory.
Carla and her own entertainment company, NewCrowd, have collaborated with a host of artists and producers including Rudimental, MNEK, Beyoncé, DJ Mustard, Pia Mia, Wilkinson, Naughty Boy and Paloma Faith. Becky G, Shae Taylor, Warryn Campbell, Artful Dodger, Reggie & Bollie, Kyla, Rodney Jerkins, DR Luke & Circuit, Preditah, ill Blu, Sticky, DJ Q, Donaeo and more.