Albanian-American singer-songwriter whose 2018 album Expectations was certified Gold and featured the hit singles "I'm a Mess" and "Meant to Be." She was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2019 and she won a 2018 iHeart Radio Music Award for "Meant To Be" as well as a 2019 MTV Video Music Award for "Say My Name" with David Guetta and J Balvin.
She got her start acting in musicals like Hello, Dolly! and Jesus Christ Superstar.
Her single "Meant To Be," which features Florida Georgia Line, held down the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for 50 straight weeks, setting a record for the longest streak ever by a song with a female lead artist. She wrote the Eminem and Rihanna song "The Monster," which was certified 6x-platinum by the RIAA.
She was raised by Flamur and Bukurije Rexha in New York alongside her brother, Florent. Her father moved to the US from Albania when he was 21 and her mother, though born in New York, grew up in an Albanian family. Her boyfriend is filmmaker Keyan Safyari.
She co-wrote and performed the hook for the 3x-platinum single "Hey Mama" by David Guetta, Nicki Minaj and Afrojack and the song was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Song.