Island girl Pia Mia is a singer, songwriter, fashionista, and entrepreneur. Pia Mia was born and raised on the tropical island of Guam in the West Pacific where she was raised on strong family and Chamorro cultural values. Here and with her family, she fostered an early love of music. At a young age she joined school and community musicals and theater and began to post covers of her musical performances on YouTube. Almost instantaneously becoming a viral sensation, Pia Mia set to leave home and bring her childhood dreams and island roots to Los Angeles.
Soon after her arrival, she worked with Disney, the Groundlings, and signed a one-year production deal with Babyface. In 2013, Pia Mia performed a cover of Drake’s song “Hold on We’re Going Home” for Drake and Kanye West. That same year, Ryan Seacrest debuted her independent single, “Red Love.”
At the age of 17, she formed Wolfpack Entertainment, a recording label, signing herself as its first artist, and then signed with Interscope Records. Throughout 2014, the singer/songwriter left her footprint on the music scene. Billboard Magazine named Pia Mia one of eight “acts who will help define 2014.” It’s safe to say that she indeed did just that. Not only did she sign to a major label, she released her debut EP, The Gift, collaborated with Chance the Rapper for the soundtrack to the original motion picture Divergent, and released “On My Mind” which appeared on NOW That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 50. Pia Mia performed at various concerts throughout the year, and in the summer, she returned to her home island to perform at the international music festival, Guam Live.
Pia Mia has been working in the studio amassing a catalog of tracks for her highly anticipated debut album. In January 2015, Pia Mia released “F**K WITH U,” a buzz track for her fans which featured rapper G-Eazy. The track was a trending online smash with over 24 million streams. Earlier this year Pia released her first official single, “Do It Again.” The infectious Nic Nac produced track features R&B superstar Chris Brown and rapper Tyga. It has sold more than 600,000 copies and has been streamed more than 53 million times worldwide. Today she has over three million Instagram followers and 500,000 plus Twitter followers.
The rising star is set to do it again with her sensuous and pumpin’ second major label single, “Touch,” which was produced and co-written by BLOOD (Justin Bieber) and award-winning Stargate (Beyonce, Rihanna, Wiz Khalifa). Stay tuned, the young starlet has a promising career ahead of her.
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