Alessia Cara was born Alessia Caracciolo in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada on July 11, 1996. She began her career when she was only 13 years old, posting acoustic covers of popular songs to YouTube. Her videos caught the attention of EP Entertainment and Def Jam Records.
Cara signed record deals with both labels in 2014. 2015 then saw the release of her debut single "Here," which landed on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Find out more about Alessia Cara's incredible career in the video above!