Artist 101: Alessia Cara

Curious to know more about Canadian singer/songwriter Alessia Cara? You’ve come to the right place, as this is your go-to guide on Alessia!

When is her birthday?

July 11th, 1996

What is her most popular song?

Scars To Your Beautiful” was released as a single on July 26th, 2016, featured on her debut album “Know It All”.

What else do you need to know about Alessia Cara?

After being discovered through her acoustic covers on Youtube, Alessia signed a record contract with Def Jam Recordings and released her debut single “Here”, in April 2015. According to MTV, the single was described as a “song for everyone who secretly hates parties”. On May 5th, 2015, the song was listed as the “can’t-miss” track by Spin and also the “must hear song” by Cosmopolitan.

Here was also included in Billboard’s “20 Pop Songs You Need For Your Summer Playlist” in June 2015, and Rolling Stone ranked it as number 21 on its end of the year “50 Best Songs of 2015”. She later released her debut EP “Four Pink Walls” on August 28th, 2015, and released her debut album “Know It All” on November 13th, that same year.

Alessia was awarded the Breakthrough Artist of The Year award at the 2016 Juno Awards. In April 2016, she was announced as Coldplay’s supporting act to their headline tour “A Head Full of Dreams”. And on June 23rd, 2016, she was featured on the re-released version of Troye Sivan’s hit single “Wild”.

Alessia has just finished part two of her headline tour “Know It All – Part II”, which wrapped up in her hometown of Toronto, Ontario.

What are her social medias?

Twitter – @alessiacara

Facebook – @alessiacara

Instagram – @alessiasmusic

Youtube – @AlessiaCaraVEVO

Official Website –

Written by Ellie Doe-Demosse

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