Mýa Marie Harrison (born October 10, 1979) is an American recording artist, songwriter, and actress. Born into a musical family, she signed with Interscope Records in 1998 and released her eponymous debut album the same year. The album was a commercial success in the United States and produced the top ten single “It’s All About Me”.
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Her second album, was released in 2000 and became a worldwide success, boosted by the success of its second single “Case of the Ex”. In 2002, Harrison won a Grammy Award in the category for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for her rendition of Labelle’s 1975 hit “Lady Marmalade” alongside with P!nk, Christina Aguilera and Lil’ Kim.
Aside from a music career, Harrison branched out into acting; making her feature-film debut in 1999’s thriller In Too Deep starring LL Cool J and Omar Epps. She continued to score supporting roles in films such as Chicago, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004), Shall We Dance? (2004), and Cursed (2005). She has endorsed several brands such as Coca-Cola, Gap, Iceberg, Tommy Hilfiger, and Motorola. Harrison’s contribution to music has earned her many accolades in the fields of pop and R&B music categories.