Max Schneider

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Max Schneider
Birth nameMaxwell George Schneider
Born(1992-06-21) June 21, 1992 (age 21)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Occupations
Instruments
Years active2009–present
Associated acts
Websitemaxschneider.com/
 
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Max Schneider
Birth nameMaxwell George Schneider
Born(1992-06-21) June 21, 1992 (age 21)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Occupations
Instruments
Years active2009–present
Associated acts
Websitemaxschneider.com/

Maxwell George "Max" Schneider (born June 21, 1992) is an American singer-songwriter, dancer, actor, model, and musician.

Biography[edit]

He began performing at age three and got his first agent at the age of 14.[1] He was the 2010 YoungArts Theater Winner. Since then, Max was a swing understudy in 13 the musical covering 4 roles in 2009, and modeled with Madonna for an international Dolce And Gabbana campaign. He announced in April 2012 that he would tour with Victoria Justice in her "Make It In America" tour during Summer 2012. Max and his band, "The Babes", did a 20 city tour adding on three extra shows in addition to the Victoria Justice concerts. Max toured with his band, also known as "Max and the Babes" in select cities for his "Nothing Without Love" tour in the summer of 2013.

Schneider was raised in Woodstock, New York. He was raised Jewish.[2]

Career[edit]

2010–12: collaborations, Rags, & How To Rock[edit]

As a songwriter, Max has collaborated with songwriters and producers writing towards his own album and towards other artists. In 2012, Max co-wrote the song "Show You How To Do" with Ben Charles for the Disney hit show Shake It Up. He portrayed Zander in the Nickelodeon TV series How to Rock. Zander played the keyboard, guitar, and ukulele in Gravity 5. The show ended in December 2012, after its first season. He also sold a song to the show called "Last 1 Standing", co-written by Matt Wong and Claire Demorest, which is featured in 2 episodes of the series. Max also starred in the Nickelodeon original film Rags as Charlie Prince, the lead role in the film. In late 2012, Max placed another song with Cody Simpson for his album Paradise entitled "Standing in China". Max has multiple original songs featured on his YouTube channel. Max co-wrote the song with Kurt Hugo Schneider and Matt Gerrard and it was featured on the Target exclusive edition of the album. He released his first EP titled First Encounters in 2010.

He has collaborated with Kurt Schneider and Victoria Justice in a Bruno Mars Medley, Maroon 5 Medley, and a Holiday Medley. He can also be found doing covers with other acts such as Savannah Outen, Megan, Liz and Avery. He has also done a cover of Without You By Usher, Breakeven by The Script, Suit and Tie by Justin Timberlake, and many more. All of the collaborations Max did with Kurt Schneider can be found on iTunes. The album is called, "Schneider Brother Covers", although it should be noted that the two of them aren't actually related at all. Max most commonly refers to his fanbase as "Schneider Monkeys".

2013–present: Nothing Without Love[edit]

Max is now working on an independent LP titled Nothing Without Love. Max has announced that Dan Karp, director and guitar player, will be shooting some of the music videos for the album. The first single off the LP "Nothing Without Love" was released on May 21, along with a music video for the song. On May 26, 2013, a music video was released on YouTube with Max and his co-writer Kurt covering "Can't Hold Us" by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. The single "Mug Shot" was featured in the 2014 film Veronica Mars.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum detailsNotes
Schneider Brother Covers[3]
(With Kurt Hugo Schneider)
  • Breakeven
  • It Will Rain (feat. Olivia Noelle)
  • Without You
  • Not Over You
  • Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Liz Gillies)
  • So Sick (feat. Sam Tsui)
  • Running out of Reasons
  • Give Me Love
Nothing Without Love
  • Released: 2014
  • Format: CD, digital download

Extended plays[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum detailsNotes
First Encounters [4]
  • The Coconut Song
  • My Friends
  • What If
  • You Don't Know Me

Soundtrack albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
US
[5]
US
OST

[5]
US
Indie

[5]
US
Kids

[5]
Rags5631
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
USUS
Pop

UK
"Nothing Without Love" [6]2013---Nothing Without Love
"Mug Shot" [7]2014---
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Featured Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
USUS
Pop

[8]
UK
[9]
"Me and You Against the World"[A]
(Keke Palmer featuring Max Schneider)
2012102196Rags
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.
Notes

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
2012RagsCharlie PrinceLead Role
2013The Last KeepersLancePost-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2009Law & Order: Special Victims UnitJustin McTeague"Lead" (season 10: episode 15)
2010One Life to LiveMain Dancer2 episodes
2011Worldwide Day of PlayHimselfTV special
TeenNick HALO AwardsAward show
2012-2013How to RockZander RobbinsMain role in an Ensemble Cast
Figure It OutHimselfPanelist (7 episodes)
Beauty & the BeastJake Riley (Teen Pop Star)"Trapped" (season 1: episode 8)
2014-PresentCrisisIanMain Role
2014Love and MercyVan Dyke ParksPost-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Max Schneider View Bio". maxschneider.com. Retrieved February 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ "How to Rock Cast at the 2011 Halo Awards". YouTube. December 7, 2011. Retrieved March 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/schneider-brother-covers/id601934694
  4. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/first-encounters/id377275340
  5. ^ a b c d List of soundtrack albums by Keke Palmer on Billboard charts:
  6. ^ Nothing Without Love iTunes
  7. ^ http://www.nickutopia.com/2014/02/06/max-schneider-announces-mug-shot-song-and-video/
  8. ^ "Billboard Pop 100: Keke Palmer Singles Chart History". Allmusic. Retrieved May 13, 2010. 
  9. ^ "The Official UK Singles Chart for the week ending December 27, 2011". ChartsPlus (Milton Keynes: IQ Ware Ltd) (322): 7. 

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