is an American singer, songwriter, former actress and model.
She is known for portraying the character of Jenny Humphrey on the CW teen drama series Gossip Girl (2007–2012) and Cindy Lou Who in the film How the Grinch Stole Christmas! She studied dance at the Center of Creative Arts in St. Momsen was signed with Ford Models at a very young age: "My parents signed me up with Ford [Modeling] at the age of 2. I was working constantly and I didn’t have a real life." She was then cast in The Prophet's Game.
"Just Tonight" was released as the album's third single.
Music is more personal because you're writing it and you're involved in every step of it." At 5 years old, Momsen recorded the song "Christmas, Why Can't I Find You?Momsen cites Kurt Cobain, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Pink Floyd, AC/DC, Marilyn Manson, Oasis and Shirley Manson of Garbage as some of her personal influences.The success of the record saw Taylor, along with the rest of the band, break records when they became the first female-fronted band to reach No.The band's debut album Light Me Up was released on August 30, 2010 in the UK, where it debuted at number 6, as well as at number 18 in Ireland.
The first single "Make Me Wanna Die" was released on May 30, 2010, while the second single "Miss Nothing" which was released on August 23, 2010 peaked at number 39.Momsen subsequently swapped out her former bandmates.She co-writes songs with Phillips; in addition to lead vocals, Momsen also plays rhythm guitar.In 2014, her band also supported Fall Out Boy in their European leg of the Save Rock n Roll Tour along with New Politics.