Alessia CaraAlessia Caracciolo is a Canadian singer and songwriter from Brampton, Ontario, a city just outside of Toronto. She was born on July 11, 1996. She is professionally known as Alessia Cara. She wrote poems and did theatre from a young age. She started playing guitar when she was 10 years old. She also taught herself how to play various songs. She made her own YouTube channel when she was 13 years old and started posting covers of songs. Her style of music is pop and R&B.Cara didn't go straight to college after graduating from high school. Instead she decided to work on her musical career. However, Cara didnt tell anyone in high school that she was seriously perusing music. She regularly uploaded videos of her covers on YouTube. She also made appearances on some radio stations such as 15 seconds of fame on Mix 104.1 Boston. She landed a major recording label with Def Jam Recordings when she was 18 and released her official debut single "Here" in April 2015. Def Jam Recordings has worked with Kanye West, Iggy Azalea and other famous artists.
The song Here is based on Cara's experience as a person who hates parties. This song was produced by Pop&Oak and Sebastian Kole and it featured a sample of Isaac Hayes' "Ike's Rap 2". The song was also included in the Bilboard's " 20 Pop Songs That You Need For Your Summer Playlist". Cara performed her debut single on a TV show called " The tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". She then released " Four Pink Walls" which is an extended-play. It contains five songs including her debut single "Here".Carahas been nominated for and won many awards. Here received a nomination for the "Original Song" at the Streamy Award. Shewas awarded as the breakthrough artist of the year at 2016 Juno Awards. She also won the best performed song in ASCAP pop music awards and best new Canadian artist in the Much music video awards.
AlbumsCara released "Four Pink Walls" as an extended play on August 26, 2015. It contains five songs: "Seventeen", "Here", "Outlaws", "I'm Yours", and "Four Pink Walls".
Cara released her debut album "Know-It-All" on November 13, 2015. It contains 5 songs: "Wild Things", "Stone", "Overdose", "Stars", and "Scars To Your Beautiful".
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