Shiloh Hoganson (born April 25, 1993), previously known mononymously as Shiloh (/ˈʃaɪloʊ/) and currently performing under the stage name Lyldoll, is a Canadian pop and trap singer-songwriter. Shiloh has performed with Stereos, Hedley, Marianas Trench, and Faber Drive, and has been credited for writing in various hit songs, such as “Tonight I'm Getting Over You” by Carly Rae Jepsen. She has a mezzo-soprano vocal range.
Shiloh was born in Abbotsford, British Columbia, and was raised in several locations in Saskatchewan as well as Edmonton, Alberta. She attended Allendale Junior High School until she was 13. Growing up, Shiloh was inspired by Michael Jackson and entered singing contests and competitions, starting at the age of 7, including a radio contest for The Bounce (91.7 CHBN-FM) in Edmonton, Alberta, which she won in 2006.
2008–2010: Picture Imperfect and Can't Hold On
Shiloh traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia to work with songwriting–production team Hipjoint Productions, who wrote and produced seven songs on her debut album Picture Imperfect including the Canadian platinum-selling single "Operator (A Girl Like Me)".
She signed to Universal Music Canada in 2008 and to Universal Republic in early 2009, and released her debut album, Picture Imperfect, on August 18, 2009. The album yielded three singles.
"Operator (A Girl Like Me)" was the first single from Picture Imperfect. It charted on the Canadian Hot 100 and listed her as Billboard Canada's #1 Emerging Talent Artist as of December 19, 2008. The song is also included on Much Dance 2009 CD. Shiloh appeared on MuchOnDemand on June 4, 2009, and performed "Goodbye, You Suck". She was a nominee for the 2009 MuchMusic Video Awards as well as being an announced performer. She performed "Operator (A Girl Like Me)" at the MuchMusic Video Awards on June 21, 2009, but lost in both categories she was nominated in: Pop Video of the Year to Danny Fernandes and UR Fave: New Artist to The Midway State.
Shiloh appeared on YTV's The Zone segment and was interviewed by Carlos, answering viewer questions that had been submitted by e-mail and performing. She also appeared on season two of The Next Star, meeting the six finalists.
On August 27, 2009, she performed an acoustic cover of Michael Jackson's Man in the Mirror as a tribute to him at the Hamilton Place Theatre.
On December 1, 2009, she was also featured on War Child: 10, where she collaborated with The Cliks to cover Patti Smith's "People Have The Power".
On November 9, 2010, she released her final single as Shiloh, "Can't Hold On".
In 2016, Future 5th took over Shiloh’s management from Tanjola. After her father passed away, she was inspired to make music once again and began work on her new album later titled 1993.
In 2017, Shiloh changed her stage name to Doll and later released a demo track under this name called “Alien”.
In late 2017, Shiloh announced her new album, I Am You, for release in 2018, but it was ultimately delayed for personal issues.
On January 28, 2018, she released a demo called "Stealin'" on SoundCloud. It is now unavailable on SoundCloud, but a YouTube channel called FR re-uploaded the song.
On September 13, 2018, Shiloh released her first single from the album called "SWM". Around this time, she changed her stage name from Doll to Lyldoll. The name of her album also changed from I Am You to 1993.
On November 2, 2019, Shiloh released the second single from the album under her new label Another Mother Music called "New Love".
On November 12, 2019, she announced the official name of her new album, 1993, and on November 15, Shiloh announced the official release of 1993. On December 18, 2019, the music video for "New Love", the second single off the album, was released under her official Vevo channel.
In 2019, allegations of child grooming and abuse were levied at James Jackson, a former partner of Shiloh, more widely known as Onision on YouTube. Shortly thereafter, Shiloh appeared on Chris Hansen's YouTube show, Have a Seat With Chris Hansen, where she alleged abuse at the hands of Jackson. Also in 2019, a YouTube video of Shiloh and Jackson was discovered, purportedly showing Jackson's abuse of Shiloh. As of 2020, police logs obtained by the media show that Jackson is currently under investigation by the FBI, and local law enforcement agencies are aware of the allegations.
- "All I Want"
- "Operator (A Girl Like Me)"
- "Goodbye, You Suck"
- "I Remember"
- "Can't Hold On"
- ”New Love”
Awards and nominations
|2009||Operator (A Girl Like Me)||MuchMusic Video Awards||Pop Video of the Year||Nominated|
|Goodbye, You Suck||UR Fave: New Artist||Nominated|
|2010||Juno Award||New Artist||Nominated|