Zyra performing in 2016
|Birth name||Alexandra Cheatle|
|Also known as||ZYRA|
6 June 1994 |
Leicester, United Kingdom
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, guitar, production|
|Associated acts||Odesza, Flume, Snakehips, Zak Abel|
In July 2014, Cheatle adopted the alias Zyra. 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. "Say My Name" peaked at number 2 on the iTunes US electronic charts as an initial single release, while the album, In Return quickly reached the top of the US electronic album chart, peaking at 20 in the main chart.
Cheatle became the youngest person ever to receive a Make It Break It Songwriting Award in October 2009, winning the UK national songwriting competition The Make It Break It Awards  (formerly known as The National Youth Rock and Pop Awards). 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. Chris Martin of Coldplay is among the competitions alumni winners. On December 7th, 2015, “Say My Name (RAC Remix) ft. Zyra” was nominated for a Grammy.
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2015||"Say My Name" (Odesza featuring Zyra)||16||In Return|
|2016||"It's Only" (Odesza featuring Zyra)||—|
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