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Grand like Lorde and sunshine-bright like Katy Perry, singer-songwriter Daya first climbed the charts as a 16-year-old high-school junior. Born Grace Martine Tandon -- "daya" is the Hindi word for "grace" in a nod to her Indian grandfather -- and raised in the Pittsburgh suburb of Mount Lebanon, she began taking piano lessons at the age of three, and moved on to voice lessons at the age of ten. Songwriting came later, and in 2014 she signed with the Z-Entertainment label based on her demos. A year later, her single "Hide Away" took off thanks to early adopters like Tyler Oakley, Perez Hilton, and other bloggers. In 2015 Daya issued her debut self-titled EP on Artbeatz. Both "Hide Away" and the follow-up single "Sit Still Look Pretty" rose to the Top 50 of the Billboard Hot 100, with a number 14 debut on the Heatseekers chart. She later contributed vocals to the Chainsmokers' 2016 summer smash "Don't Let Me Down." Later that year, her debut album Sit Still, Look Pretty was released. ~ David Jeffries
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Top Tracks

  1.   Track
    Popularity
  2.   Hide Away
  3.   Sit Still, Look Pretty
  4.   Cool
  5.   Words
  6.   U12
  7.   Back to Me
  8.   Dare
  9.   Thirsty
  10.   Love of My Life
  11.   Talk
  12.   I.C.Y.M.I.
  13.   Legendary
  14.   We Are
  15.   Got the Feeling
  16.   Album Preview: Sit Still, Look Pretty

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