Elle King (born Tanner Elle Schneider; July 3, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her musical style encompasses country, soul, rock and blues.
In 2012, King released her debut EP, The Elle King EP, on RCA and Fat Possum Records. The EP track “Playing for Keeps” is the theme song for VH1’s Mob Wives Chicago series. She released her debut album, Love Stuff on February 17, 2015.
The album produced the US top 10 single “Ex’s & Oh’s,” which earned her two Grammy nominations. King has also toured with acts such as Of Monsters and Men, Train and Michael Kiwanuka. She is the daughter of comedian Rob Schneider and former model London King.
In September 2014, King released “Ex’s & Oh’s,” which serves as the lead single off her debut album. She released the album, Love Stuff on February 17, 2015. She performed “Ex’s & Oh’s” the next day on The Today Show to promote it.
The song has reached number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming King’s first top 10 single in the United States. “Ex’s & Oh’s” received two nominations at the 58th Grammy Awards: Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song. In July 2015, King supported Modest Mouse on their UK tour. Afterwards, “Under the Influence” and “America’s Sweetheart” were released as singles for rock radio and mainstream radio, respectively.