Andra Day is a singer and actress best known for her song ‘Rise Up,’ which is from her debut album ‘Cheers to the Fall.’ The hit song earned Andra 3 Grammy nominations and has been used on countless TV shows and commercials since its 2015 release. Andra made her acting debut in the critically-acclaimed Hulu film ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday.’ She starred as the iconic jazz and blues singer Billie Holiday. Her stage name is actually a tribute to Billie Holiday’s nickname, Lady Day. Andra won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. Andra has earned her first Oscar nomination for her performance as Billie Holiday. She is up for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. She previously performed ‘Stand Up for Something’ at the 2018 Oscars, which was nominated for Best Original Song. See more photos of Andra Day in our gallery now.