Kaya Jones

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Kaya Jones
Birth name Chrystal Neria[1][2]
Born (1984-08-28) August 28, 1984 (age 31)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Pop, R&B, dance, EDM
Occupation(s) Singer, dancer
Instruments Vocals, 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 Pussycat Dolls.


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 left the group in 2005.

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]

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.



Title Details
  • Released: March 3, 2012
  • Note: Deluxe version is called "Confessions of a Hollywood Doll"
The Chrystal Neria Album
  • Released: August 28, 2015

Extended Plays

Title Details
  • Released: November 11, 2011
"Rise of the Phoenix"
  • Released: May 6, 2014


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

Featured Singles[edit]

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
"Angel" TWO
  • Released: April 17, 2015

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/The Chrystal Neria Album
2014 "Rise of the Phoenix" Kaya Jones Rise of the Phoenix/The Chrystal Neria Album
2015 "ANGEL" TWO TWO (Ex. AKCENT)/The Chrystal Neria Album produced by Dorian Oswin and Mihai Gruia


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