Chart-topping collaboration with The Chainsmokers ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ landed in February, and since then the momentum has steadily increased on a near daily basis for 17-year-old Daya. Following up her 2015-self-titled EP, she announced her debut album was slated to be released on October 7. Titled after one of the tracks on the aforementioned EP, Sit Still, Look Pretty, comes loaded with 14 tracks. Premiering on Apple Beats1 today is “Cool,” a track that differs lyrically from her career-defining single, Hideaway. Hear it below!
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Here at Trendio we like to introduce you up-and-coming artists first. In the last couple of months, we’ve brought the likes of Scott Helman, Tink, Jess Glynne, Years & Years, Jon Bellion, Devon Baldwin, and many more. The week ending Oct 19, we introduced you to four-piece band Satin Circus, an impressive newcomer Donna Missal, Brooklyn-based synth-pop duo Secret Weapons, and sibling dark-pop duo, XYLØ. This week, our picks for ones to watch are: pop starlet Daya, impressive singer-songwriter Leo Kalyan, Sweden’s Smith and Thell, and Frankie. Daya Daya (real name Grace Tandon), my pick for the week, is a...more
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