Mahalia Burkmar

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Mahalia
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Mahalia at Falls Festival in January 2019
Background information
Birth nameMahalia Burkmar
Born (1998-05-01) 1 May 1998 (age 21)
OriginSyston, United Kingdom
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2015–present
LabelsAsylum
Associated acts
Websitewww.mahaliamusic.co.uk

Mahalia Burkmar (born 1 May 1998), known by the stage name Mahalia,[1] is an English singer, songwriter and actress,[2] from Leicester.[3] Mahalia has released a couple of EPs and an album, Diary Of Me (2016). She acted in the film Brotherhood (2016).[4]

Life and career[edit]

Mahalia is from Syston, Charnwood, in Leicestershire.[3][5][6]

She wrote her first song at age eight and signed a deal with a major record label at age thirteen.[5][7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected details
Title Details Peak chart positions
UK
[8]
Diary of Me
Love and Compromise
  • Released: 6 September 2019[10]
  • Label: Asylum
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
28

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected details
Title Details
Head Space
  • Released: 10 July 2012[11]
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Never Change
  • Released: 11 December 2015[12]
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Seasons
  • Released: 21 September 2018[13]
  • Format: Digital download, streaming

Singles[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[8]
UK
R&B

[14]
NZ
Hot

[15]
US
R&B

[16]
"Borrowers"[citation needed] 2015 Never Change EP
"Back Up Plan"[17] 2016 Diary of Me
"17"[18]
"Silly Girl"[19]
"Mahalia"[20]
"Roller Coaster"[21]
"I Remember"[22]
"Marry Me"[23]
"Independence Day"[24]
"Begin Again"[25]
"Sober"[26] 2017 Non-album singles
"Hold On"
(featuring Buddy)[27]
"No Pressure"[28]
"Proud of Me"
(featuring Little Simz)[29]
2018
"No Reply"[30]
"Water"
(with Kojey Radical & Swindle)[31]
"I Wish I Missed My Ex"[32] Love and Compromise
"Surprise Me"[citation needed] Seasons EP
"One Night Only"
(featuring Kojey Radical)[citation needed]
"Do Not Disturb"[33] 2019 Love and Compromise
"Grateful"[34] Non-album single
"Simmer"
(featuring Burna Boy)[35]
46 34 Love and Compromise
"Square 1"[36]
"What You Did"
(featuring Ella Mai)[37]
95 29 22
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, showing year released, other artist(s), and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"We the Generation"[38] 2015 Rudimental We the Generation
"Keep It Pushin"[39] 2018 Russ ZOO

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Organization Award Work Result
2018 BRIT Awards Critics' Choice Award Herself Nominated[40]
BBC Sound of 2019 Included
[41][42]
Metro Ones To Watch 2019
2019 MTV Push Nominated[43]

Film[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mahalia - New Songs, Playlists & Latest News". BBC. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  2. ^ Savage, Mark (9 April 2019). "Mahalia: Drunk-dialling her way to fame" – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  3. ^ a b Frodsham, I (13 July 2016). "Leicester singer Mahalia Burkmar to star in Brotherhood". Leicester Mercury. Leicester. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  4. ^ O'Connor, Roisin (1 November 2016). "New music to listen to this week: Mahalia". The Independent. London. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  5. ^ a b Collins, Hattie (10 December 2015). "10 things you need to know about mahalia". i-D. Vice. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  6. ^ Peplow, Gemma (3 April 2013). "Syston teenager set to share stage with double-Brit winner Emeli Sandé". Leicester Mercury. Leicester. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Future Noise: Mahalia". UO Blog. Urban Outfitters. 11 December 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Mahalia Ft Burna Boy - full Official Charts history". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Diary of Me by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Love and Compromise by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Head Space - EP by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Never Change - EP by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  13. ^ "Seasons - EP by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  14. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40 | 16 August 2019 - 22 August 2019". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  15. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 14 September 2019.
  16. ^ "Hot R&B Songs – September 28, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  17. ^ "Back up Plan - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  18. ^ "17 - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  19. ^ "Silly Girl - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  20. ^ "Mahalia - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  21. ^ "Rollercoaster - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  22. ^ "I Remember - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  23. ^ "Marry Me - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  24. ^ "Independence Day - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  25. ^ "Begin Again - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  26. ^ "Sober - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  27. ^ "Hold On (feat. Buddy) - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  28. ^ "No Pressure - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  29. ^ "Proud of Me (feat. Little Simz) - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  30. ^ "No Reply - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  31. ^ "Water - Single by Kojey Radical, Mahalia & Swindle". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  32. ^ "I Wish I Missed My Ex - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  33. ^ "Do Not Disturb - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  34. ^ "Grateful - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  35. ^ "Simmer (Nao Remix) [feat. Flohio] - Single by Mahalia". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  36. ^ Kenneally, Cerys (23 August 2019). "Mahalia shares new track "Square 1"". The Line of Best Fit. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  37. ^ "What You Did (feat. Ella Mai)". Spotify. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  38. ^ "We the Generation (Deluxe Edition) by Rudimental". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  39. ^ "ZOO by Russ". iTunes. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  40. ^ "Brits critics' choice award won by Sam Fender". The Guardian. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  41. ^ "BBC Sound of 2019: Which rising stars have made the longlist?". BBC. 10 December 2018. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  42. ^ "Ones To Watch 2019: Sam Fender, Ella Mai and Slowthai lead eclectic mix of artists into the new year". Metro. 29 December 2018. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  43. ^ "voting for mtv push: ones to watch 2019 is open!". MTV. 14 January 2019. Retrieved 16 January 2019.

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