Miranda Taylor Cosgrove (born May 14, 1993) is an American actress and singer. She has received several accolades, including two Young Artist Awards, a Kids' Choice Award and two Daytime Emmy Award nominations, and was listed in the Guinness World Records as the highest paid child actress of 2012.Cosgrove's career began at age seven with several appearances in television commercials, and she made her film debut playing Summer Hathaway in Richard Linklater's School of Rock (2003). She appeared in a number of minor television roles over the next few years before gaining prominence for her work on Nickelodeon, starring as Megan Parker on the television series Drake & Josh (2004–2007) and as Carly Shay in the teen sitcom iCarly (2007–2012), the latter of which earned her widespread recognition. She reprises the role of Carly Shay in a revival of the series (2021–present) , which premiered on Paramount+ on June 17, 2021. Cosgrove also voices Margo in the animated film series Despicable Me (2010–present) and hosts Mission Unstoppable with Miranda Cosgrove (2019–present).

Cosgrove made her musical debut in 2008 with iCarly, a soundtrack album for the series of the same name in which she performs four songs. In 2009, she released her debut extended play, About You Now. Cosgrove's debut studio album, Sparks Fly, was released in April 2010, and her second extended play, High Maintenance, was released the following year. The EP's lead single, "Dancing Crazy", written by Avril Lavigne, debuted at No. 40 on the US Billboard Adult Top 40 and peaked at No. 100 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Disgusting

Disgusting

March 23, 2011

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High Maintenance

High Maintenance

March 18, 2011

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Daydream

Daydream

March 9, 2011

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Dancing Crazy

Dancing Crazy

December 21, 2010

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Kissin U

Kissin U

June 29, 2010

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Sparks Fly

Sparks Fly

April 27, 2010

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Sparks Fly (Deluxe Version)

Sparks Fly (Deluxe Version)

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Raining Sunshine

Raining Sunshine

August 25, 2009

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Christmas Wrapping

Christmas Wrapping

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Leave It All To Me (Theme from iCarly) (feat. Drake Bell)

Leave It All To Me (Theme from iCarly) (feat. Drake Bell)

December 18, 2007

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Sparks Fly Japan Edition

Sparks Fly Japan Edition

January 1, 2007

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