MALAYA is a singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. At 16, she began her professional career in the spotlight finishing eighth on season 13 of American Idol. She has since gone on to perform around the world with artists like Theo Crocker and Greg Phillingaines. In 2020, MALAYA released “In A New Place” with Grammy award-winning producer, Ricky Reed and is currently completing “My Diary”, her EP soon to be released with Grammy-nominated producer, Terrace Martin. Much more than a musician, Malaya uses her platform and captivating sound to encourage creativity and self-acceptance within her fans. She aims to put art back into music and authenticity back into humanity, one song at a time.