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Biography #2One of pop music's top recording artists, Mya is a multi-talented singer, dancer and actress. A trained dancer, she has supported her albums in international tours that are a dynamic fusion of dance with live vocals.
Mya recently launched a film career, and was most recently seen in the Academy Award-winning musical Chicago. She shared the cast's SAG Award for Best Ensemble. Her music has also been heard on several film soundtracks. She was showcased on the #1 single Lady Marmalade, which also featured Pink, Christina Aguilera, and Lil' Kim. The song, from the Academy Award-winning film Moulin Rouge won the 2002 Grammy for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group and the MTV Award for Best Video of the Year. She scored additional hits with Ghetto Supastar from the Bulworth soundtrack, and Take Me There from the Rugrats soundtrack.
Mya was 18 when she released her self-titled debut, which scored three top 10 singles, It's All About Me, Movin' On and My First Night With You. Her second CD Fear of Flying yielded the hits Case of the Ex, The Best of Me and Free. In 2003, she released her third CD, Moodring, which yielded the hit single My Love Is Like Wo.
Mya is active in teen issues. She has served in past years on the advisory board of the Secret to Self Esteem program (an alliance between the Partnership of Women's Health and Secret antiperspirant), dedicated to helping girls become strong women; and is presently working with the Pantene sponsored Pro-Voice Program.
Bio courtesy Lionsgate Films (01-Jan-2000)