Grace Martine Tandon, professionally known as Daya, is an American singer and songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. n grade school she attended St. Bernard School, later she attended Mt. Lebanon High School,\ where she graduated in June 2016. At the age of 3, Daya began to learn the piano, eventually converting to jazz piano at the age of eleven. By this time, she had also learned to play the guitar, ukulele, saxophone, and flute.
Her debut single “Hide Away” was received well critically and commercially, and received praise from bloggers including Tyler Oakley. She made her first television appearance ever performing “Hide Away” on The Today Show in August of 2015. Daya was invited to perform at the 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll, where she and her family met the President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.