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Emmalyn Estrada in 2009
|Birth name||Emmalyn Estrada|
|Born||April 5, 1992|
|Genres||Pop, R&B, dance|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, dancer, actress|
|Associated acts||Boombox Saints, G.R.L., The Pussycat Dolls|
Emmalyn Estrada (born April 5, 1992) is a Canadian pop singer, dancer, song-writer and actress of Filipino descent. Her first single, "Get Down" entered Billboard's Canadian Hot 100 chart the week of August 29, 2009 at No.88 and peaked at No.59 the week of October 31, 2009.
In May 2009, Estrada competed in the 2009 Beat Music Awards hosted by Vancouver's The Beat 94.5. Estrada won the competition Her single, "Get Down" debuted on July 2, 2009 on the Kid Carson Show, again on The Beat 94.5. The single was nominated in the Dance/Urban/Rhythmic category of the 13th annual Canadian Radio Music Awards, which recognizes new songs that secured the most airplay on Canadian radio stations as recorded by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems.
Emmalyn says that her music influences are Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, JoJo, Paramore, Kelly Clarkson, Christina Aguilera, Keri Hilson, Taylor Swift, Michael Bublé, and Demi Lovato, according to her YouTube account.
In May 2009, Emmalyn released her first single "Get Down" with RockSTAR Music Corp after winning The 2009 Beat Music Awards. Emmalyn is not signed to RockSTAR Music Corp after winning The 2009 Beat Music Awards.
In November 29, 2010, Emmalyn's first music video for her first single "Don't Make Me Let You Go" premiered on her YouTube account. This is her first music video with her new record label TUG (The Ultimate Group) Music Entertainment.
On June 25, 2011, Emmalyn performed at the World of Dance Vancouver in Vancouver, BC.
In July 30, 2011, Emmalyn performed at AXIS 2011 at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company in Vancouver, BC.
In December 7, 2011, Emmalyn is filming a made for TV movie " The Wishing Tree" via her Twitter page.
In August 30, 2012, Emmalyn is featured in a music video "Our Promise" by J.Reyez.
In October 2012, Emmalyn became part of the supposed new line-up of musical recording group, The Pussycat Dolls after its part members disbanded in 2010. In 2013, it was announced by Robin Antin that they will instead debut as a group called G.R.L.
In March 2013, Emmalyn had a recurring role in the popular A&E television series Bates Motel
Awards and nominations
Canadian Radio Music Awards
|2010||Get Down||Best New Artist or Group-Rhythmic/Urban/R&B/Dance||Nominated|
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