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Alessia Caracciolo (born July 11, 1996), known professionally as Alessia Cara (/ /), is a Canadian singer-songwriter. After producing acoustic covers, she signed with EP Entertainment & Def Jam Recordings and released her debut single, "Here", which reached number 19 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart and was a sleeper hit in the United States, peaking at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Cara's debut studio album, Know-It-All (2015), reached number 8 on the Canadian Albums Chart and number 9 on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States. The album's third single, "Scars to Your Beautiful", reached number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2016. In 2017, Cara collaborated with producer Zedd to create the single "Stay", and rapper Logic to feature in his song "1-800-273-8255". Cara received her first Grammy Award in 2018, for Best New Artist.
Last Updated: May 27, 2018