Jaya

Music of the Philippines, Musical Artist

1969 –

68

Who is Jaya?

MarĂ­a 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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Born
Mar 21, 1969
Manila
Also known as
  • Maria Luisa Ramsey
  • Maria Luisa Ramsey Buffington
  • The Philippine's Queen of Soul
  • Soul Diva
  • Queen of Soul
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Nationality
  • Philippines
Profession
Lived in
  • Manila

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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