Kaya Jones

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Kaya Jones
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Kaya Jones performs for the Soldiers assigned to Contingency Operating Station Endeavor, Iraq, Feb. 24, 2010
Background information
Birth name Chrystal Neria[1][2]
Born (1984-08-28)August 28, 1984
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Pop, R&B, dance, EDM
Occupations Singer, dancer
Instruments Violin
Years active 2001–present
Labels Interscope (2003–2006)
Capitol Records (2001–2002)
Associated acts Pussycat Dolls
Website http://www.kayajones.com, http://huemanracerecords.com, https://jp.twitter.com/KayaJones

Kaya Jones (born August 28, 1984),[3] is an American singer and occasional actress. She joined the Pussycat Dolls when they were re-casts as a recording group, but left in 2004.

Since leaving the group, Jones has brought her own sound to the masses and developed her career as a solo artist. Her solo hit singles include “Hollywood Doll” and “Take It Off,” both of which became top dance songs throughout the world. She put out two solo albums, “Confessions of a Hollywood Doll” and “Kaya,” and has performed at several of the top clubs in Los Angeles and New York. She also sang backup for Mick Jagger on the Golden Globe winning song “Old Habits Die Hard” from the soundtrack for the movie “Alfie.”

Jones has also developed the Hollywood Doll brand, which designs and manufactures a line of dolls, and fashion and beauty products for young girls. And, at the age of 26, Jones became the youngest female in history to start her own record label, HueMan Race Records.

At the age of 13, Jones was discovered by R. Kelly and signed to his record label for development as an emerging talent. By age 16, she had signed with Capitol Records and in 2003 auditioned and was selected from more than 2,000 other singers for the coveted spot with the Pussycat Dolls. After being indoctrinated into the girl band, she went under the tutelage of legendary music producer Jimmy Iovine.

Kaya is currently touring and doing promotional work preparing for the release of her new album "Rise of the Phoenix". Set for release April this year.

The theme of this album Kaya- describes as "EMD/POP, Fire Ball, as the NASA Stereo mission was the inspiration for this album.


Jones was born in Toronto to a Native American father and a Jamaican mother. She spent the first several years of her life traveling with her family throughout the Caribbean before they eventually moved to the United States and settled in Las Vegas. As a young child, Jones spent her time learning to act, sing and play the violin. Jones currently lives in Los Angeles.

Discography[edit]

Albums

Title Details
"Kaya"
"Confessions of a Hollywood Doll"
  • Released: August 8, 2012
  • Format: Digital Download
  • Note: Deluxe version of "Kaya" album
"Rise Of The Phoenix"

Extended Plays

Title Details
"Release"

Singles

Title Details
"Hollywood Doll"
"Boyfriend"
"Release the Energy"

Featured Singles

Title Artist Details
"Take It Off" Regi
  • Released: April 22, 2010
  • Charts:
    • Belgium #13
    • Netherlands #23
  • Certification:
    • Gold (Belgium)
"Waiting For Saturday" Moonshakerz
  • Released: May 16, 2011
"Woman in Love" Captain G.Q.
  • Released: March 13, 2012
"Dance All Night" Ferrish Key
  • Released: August 26, 2013

Music Videos

Year Song Artist Album Notes
2004 "Sway" Pussycat Dolls PCD
2004 "How Come" D12 D12 World Cameo Appearance
2008 "Like That" Mba Shakoor Shock Treatment Featured Artist
2009 "Hollywood Doll" Kaya Jones Hollywood Doll - Single/Kaya
2010 "Take It Off" (ft. Kaya Jones) Regi Registration 2 Main Vocal
2010 "Runaway" (ft. Tyler) Regi Registration 2 Cameo Appearance
2011 "Waiting for Saturday" (ft. Kaya Jones) Moonshakerz Waiting for Saturday - Single/Kaya Main Vocal
2012 "Boyfriend Remix" Kaya Jones Kaya
2012 "Release the Energy" Kaya Jones Kaya
2013 "Dance All Night" Ferrish Key Dance All Night - Single/Rise of the Phoenix Main Vocal
2014 "Runaway" Kaya Jones Rise of the Phoenix

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