Music of the Philippines, Musical Artist
Who is Jaya?
María Luisa Ramsey, better known mononymously as Jaya, is a Filipino soul music singer, rapper, dancer, record producer, presenter, and actress of mixed Filipino and Jamaican descent. She is a contract artist of GMA Artist Center. She is the first Filipino recording artist to chart in the United States, as her debut single "If You Leave Me Now" peaked at 44 at the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
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- Mar 21, 1969
- Also known as
- Maria Luisa Ramsey
- Maria Luisa Ramsey Buffington
- The Philippine's Queen of Soul
- Soul Diva
- Queen of Soul
- Lived in
on July 23, 2013