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Andra Day

About this Artist

The Grammy Award winning, Andra Day is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, and actress whose meteoric rise to fame has been marked by her soul-stirring vocals, magnetic stage presence, and profound impact on both the music and film industries. Influenced by an eclectic mix of jazz, blues, and R&B, she honed her craft with an innate ability to infuse emotion into every note she sang. In 2015, Andra burst onto the music scene with her debut album, "Cheers to the Fall," which showcased her incredible vocal range and garnered critical acclaim. The album's standout track, "Rise Up," not only became a chart-topping hit, amassing 1 billion streams and an RIAA triple-platinum certification, but also an anthem of empowerment, resonating with a global audience.

Andra's magnetic stage presence quickly made her a sought-after performer, making appearances on The View, Fallon, and The Tonight Show, among others and gracing stages at renowned venues and festivals worldwide alongside everyone from Stevie Wonder and the Obamas to Nick Jonas and Alicia Keys. In addition to her musical achievements, Ms.Day has expanded her creative horizons into the world of acting. In 2021, she delivered a tour de force performance as the legendary Billie Holiday in the biographical drama film "The United States vs. Billie Holiday" directed by Lee Daniels. Her portrayal was met with widespread acclaim, earning her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama and an Academy Award nomination.

Beyond the stage and screen, Andra has used her influence to champion social justice causes. A vocal advocate for equality and positive change, she has lent her voice to various movements, using her platform to address issues close to her heart.

Andra Day's journey is not just one of musical and cinematic success; it is a narrative of resilience, authenticity, and a commitment to using her art for social impact. As she continues to evolve as an artist, she is preparing for the release for her highly anticipated sophomore album this spring while gearing up for the premiere of her second leading role in the Lee Daniels Netflix thriller, “The Deliverance.” Andra remains an inspiring figure whose work transcends genres, leaving an indelible mark on the cultural landscape.