Zyra (singer)

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ZYRA
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Zyra performing in 2016
Background information
Birth name Alexandra Cheatle
Also known as ZYRA
Born (1994-06-06) 6 June 1994 (age 23)
Leicester, United Kingdom
Genres Pop, electronic
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter Producer
Instruments Vocals, piano, guitar, production
Years active 2014–present
Associated acts Odesza, Flume, Snakehips, Zak Abel
Website www.facebook.com/zyramusic

Alexandra Cheatle (born 6 June 1994), known by her stage name Zyra, is a Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and producer from the United Kingdom.

Musical career[edit]

Breakthrough[edit]

In July 2014, Cheatle adopted the alias Zyra.[1] The following month, she featured as a guest vocalist on a number of tracks she had written for the sophomore release from Seattle production duo, Odesza.[2] "Say My Name" peaked at number 2 on the iTunes US electronic charts[3] as an initial single release, while the album, In Return quickly reached the top of the US electronic album chart,[4] peaking at 20 in the main chart.


Awards[edit]

Cheatle became the youngest person ever to receive a Make It Break It Songwriting Award in October 2009,[5] winning the UK national songwriting competition The Make It Break It Awards [6] (formerly known as The National Youth Rock and Pop Awards).[7] The judging panel of industry professionals who chose Alex's song 'People Talk About Us' as their winner included; Coldplay's Chris Martin, record producer Steve Levine, and Guy Moot.[8] Chris Martin of Coldplay is among the competitions alumni winners.[6] On December 7th, 2015, “Say My Name (RAC Remix) ft. Zyra” was nominated for a Grammy.[9]

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Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Featured singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US
Dance

[10]
2015 "Say My Name" (Odesza featuring Zyra) 16 In Return
2016 "It's Only" (Odesza featuring Zyra)
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References[edit]


External links[edit]

www.facebook.com/zyramusic www.zyramusic.tumblr.com