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Andra Day
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Day in 2016
Background information
Birth name Cassandra Monique Batie
Born December 30, 1984 (1984-12-30) (age 36)
Edmonds, Washington, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
Years active 2012–present
Labels

Cassandra Monique Batie (born December 30, 1984), known by her stage name Andra Day, is an American singer-songwriter, and actress. In 2015, she released her debut album, Cheers to the Fall. Her best known single is "Rise Up", was which nominated for the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance.

In 2021, she played Billie Holiday in the biopic The United States vs. Billie Holiday. She won a Golden Globe Award and is currently nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Her stage name was inspired by Holiday, whose nickname was "Lady Day".

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