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 (age 30)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Pop, R&B, dance, EDM
Occupation(s) 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 a Canadian-American pop singer, glamour model and actress. She gained fame as a member of the world-famous Pussycat Dolls.

Career[edit]

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 signed with Capitol Records, and in 2003 she auditioned and was selected to the Pussycat Dolls. After being indoctrinated into the girl group, she went under the tutelage of famed music producer Jimmy Iovine. She later left the girl group in 2004.

Since leaving the group, Jones has developed her career as a solo artist. Her solo singles include "Hollywood Doll" and "Take It Off," from her first two albums, as well as Confessions of a Hollywood Doll and Kaya, which have become mild dance hits. Jones 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 "Hollywood Doll" as a brand, which designs and manufactures a line of dolls, and fashion and beauty products for young girls.[citation needed]

Kaya is currently[when?] touring and preparing for the release of her new album "Rise of the Phoenix" released in 2014.

Personal life[edit]

Jones was born in Toronto to a Native American father and a Jamaican mother. She spent the first several years of her life living throughout the Caribbean before moving to the United States and growing up 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, California.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

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[edit]

Title Details
"Hollywood Doll"
"Boyfriend"
"Release the Energy"
"Runaway"
"Rise of the Phoenix"

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[edit]

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
2014 "Rise of the Phoenix" Kaya Jones Rise of the Phoenix

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