Los Angeles-based dance and pop singer known for albums like 2007's Rise, whose title track reached #1 on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart.
She became a fan of dance music in her teens and lost her mother to breast cancer at thirteen.
She released a song in support of Japanese tsunami victims, titled Wings of Faith, in 2011.
Her grandfather is acclaimed musician David Rose.
She grew up idolizing singers like Sade.