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Aly & AJ performing in 2007
Background information
Origin Torrance, California, United States
Genres Teen pop
Years active 2004 – present
Labels Hollywood Records
Members Alyson Michalka
Amanda Michalka

78violet (formerly Aly & AJ) are an American music group. The members are Amanda Michalka and her sister, Alyson who is two years older.


  • Alyson (nicknamed "Aly"): helps writing the music and songs. She is one of the two guitarists.
  • Amanda (nicknamed "AJ"): helps writing the songs and constructing the music.

Aly & AJ lived in Seattle, Washington in the early 1990s, then moved back to Southern California. They learned to play the piano at the age of six. They both were in the movie My Super Sweet 16 The Movie.


  • Into the Rush (2005)
  • Acoustic Hearts of Winter (2006)
  • Insomniatic (2007)

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