Bio: Daya (born Grace Martine Tandon on October 24, 1999 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American singer/songwriter. A musical prodigy in her youth, she’s mastered piano, guitar, ukulele, flute, and saxophone. Her recording career began at Paramount recording studios, when she and a few collaborators came up with “Hideaway,” the song that would go platinum in January 2016. Since, the single has been been a major hit and received a Radio Disney Award nomination.. In 2016, she opened for the Jack & Jack US tour.
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Daya is best known for her single, “Hideaway” off her self-titled album, Daya, as well as her feature on The Chainsmokers‘ track, “Don’t Let Me Down.”
Aside from her musical career, Daya is a private person. She is currently still attending high school and hopes to continue to make music.
Yas queen! Daya braved the chilly New York City weather on Thanksgiving morning to rock her awesome hit, ‘Words,’ while perched atop the festive NHL float, surrounded by men juggling on unicycles. We have all the details on her amazing performance, right here!
Daya is the 18-year-old music sensation that’s taking over the charts and hearts of everyone! HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY sat down with the jazz-inspired artist to talk all things music secrets! She dished on her upcoming 2017 tour and got candid about The Chainsmokers! You’ll never believe who her dream collaboration is… Hopefully HE’S reading this!
Daya still may be fairly new to the music scene, but she certainly doesn’t seem like it. With three hit songs all before she hits 18, Daya has already proven to be one of pop’s next princesses — but her debut album, ‘Sit Still, Look Pretty,’ tells us that she’s much more than that. Read our review right here!
Before she heads on her first headlining tour and drops her stellar album, ‘Sit Still, Look Pretty,’ Daya, 17, stopped into the HollywoodLife.com podcast to break down why she’s singing about real things — like why you shouldn’t just sit still and look pretty.