Alessia Cara

Alessia Cara

From YouTube covers in her room to signing with Def Jam Records, things are only looking up for Alessia Cara.

Nominations

  • Best Canadian Act

  • Best Push

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Fun Facts

From: Ontario, Canada

Debut: ‘Here’ (2015)

Big Break: ‘Here’ (2015)

Cool Collab: ‘Wild’ with Troye Sivan (2016)

Awesome Accolade: Breakthrough Artist of the Year @ Kids Choice Awards, 2015

Fun Fact: Alessia supported Coldplay on the European and North American legs of their Head Full of Dreams tour. To mark the end of the tour she dressed up as a stuffed elephant toy laying amongst gifts from fans, giving the band the shock of their lives by jumping up when the band tried to move it!

Why MTV Loves Her: We love Alessia’s sassy streak; she responded to those criticizing her New Year’s Eve outfit for being too plain with the tweet “I’m really bored of the comments about my clothes and how I choose to look on stage. I am a SINGER. Listen to me sing…".