Michelle Leonard (born 5 June 1973) is a British singer and songwriter, now based in Berlin. Since 2006, Leonard has co-written multiple songs for singles and albums that charted in Europe, chiefly Germany. As a songwriter she is signed to BMG Rights Management.
Leonard grew up in Germany and attended British schools there. EMI Music Publishing signed her when she was 17. As an artist, Leonard released her first single with 16 which was a cover version of Twin Peak's "Are we falling". Leonard's first songs included "Feel So Perfect". The song was used for a pan-European C&A advertising campaign that went on for three years, with different films around the song. "Feel So Perfect" was released by Cape featuring Michelle Leonard and became a radio hit.
She was the Performance and music director for the German theater abroad project in New York / Public Theater. She directed the musical "Electric Society", which was staged on 12 November 2005 in Cologne, Germany. Leonard has written songs for several advertisement campaigns, films, TV-productions and many artists world wide. She was a judge in 2009 in a German casting television show named Popstars and released her Album Fragile in December 2009 (Universal music Germany).
Since 2007, Leonard is a lecturer at the Popakademie (University of Popular Music and Music Business) in Germany for Songwriting. In 2011, Leonard started the co-publishing company "DOLSIRA" with Universal Music Publishing, Germany. In 2015, she started her artist project "Solamay".