Kaya Stewart

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Kaya Stewart
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Background information
Born (2000-02-28) February 28, 2000 (age 19)
London, England
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
Years active2015–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.kayastewart.com

Kaya Stewart (born February 28, 2000) is an English-American singer and songwriter, most notable for her single "In Love with a Boy". She is the daughter of musician David A. Stewart.[1]

Early life[edit]

Kaya Stewart was born in London, England but was raised in Los Angeles, California along with her half-brothers, Sam and Django. She also has a sister Indya. Her mother is Dutch photographer Anoushka Fisz and her father is songwriter-producer-musician David A. Stewart, notably of the 1980s band Eurythmics.

Growing up in a musical family, Kaya constantly performed for her family and friends. She has said that she is greatly inspired by her father's friend Annie Lennox. Annie was a former partner in Eurythmics and mentored Kaya.[2]

Music career[edit]

Stewart's popularity has grown due to her first single "In Love with a Boy", featured on her debut album for Warner Bros. Records which was released July 10, 2015. The song set a record for being added to a total of 85 pop stations at launch, the most adds ever for a new artist.[3] In August 2016 she released her self-titled album.[4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Kaya Stewart (2016)

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
In Love with a Boy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lipshutz, Jason (July 8, 2015). "Kaya Stewart's 'In Love With A Boy': Dave Stewart's Daughter Reflects on Middle School Romance". Retrieved 2016-08-19.
  2. ^ Stewart, Dave. "Kaya", Dave Stewart Entertainment, 2015. Retrieved on 10 July 2015.
  3. ^ Cantor, Brian. "Kaya Stewart's In Love With a Boy Erupts as Pop Radio's Most Added Song", Headline Planet, 16 June 2015. Retrieved on 10 July 2015.
  4. ^ Collar, Matt. "Kaya Stewart - Kaya Stewart | Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-08-19.