Mieka Pauley, is an American singer-songwriter. In 2008, she won the grand prize in both Cosmopolitan's StarLaunch and the New York Songwriters Circle Songwriting Competition, and she was nominated for a Boston Music Award.
The Shreveport born songwriter spent the majority of 2013 and 2014 as the lead singer and front-woman for legendary New Orleans’ funk-band Galactic. “Hey Na Na,” performed by Galactic, is a song Maggie co-wrote with The Revivalists’ lead singer David Shaw and is currently the theme song for Top Chef: New Orleans. It’s not uncommon to find Maggie performing on stage with a list of other iconic acts that has included Widespread Panic, Gov’t Mule and Charles Bradley, to name a few. Spending 2015 on the road and in the studio, Maggie performed with her own band at a list of major North American music festivals including New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Austin City Limits and Pemberton Music Festival, among others.