Halsey (singer)

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Halsey
Halsey 2019 by Glenn Francis (cropped) 2.jpg
Born
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane

(1994-09-29) September 29, 1994 (age 27)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2014–present
Partner(s)Alev Aydin
Children1
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
Labels
Websiteiamhalsey.com

Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (/ˌfrænɪˈpɑːni/ FRAN-jih-PAH-nee;[2] born September 29, 1994), known professionally as Halsey (/ˈhɔːlzi/ HAWL-zee),[3] is an American singer-songwriter. They were signed by Astralwerks in 2014 and released her debut EP, Room 93, later that year. In 2015, they released their album Badlands, peaking at number two on the Billboard 200 album chart. They released Hopeless Fountain Kingdom in 2017, which reached number one.[4]

Halsey was featured on the Chainsmokers' 2016 single "Closer", which topped charts in several countries worldwide.[5] She released "Without Me" in October 2018[6] as the lead single from her 2020 studio album, Manic. "Without Me" became her second US number-one hit after "Closer".[7] Manic would peak at number two in the US.

In December 2020, Frangipane revealed the use of she/they pronouns in their Instagram bio.[8] They released a makeup line, About-Face, in January 2021.[9]

On July 14, 2021, Frangipane gave birth to their first child, Ender Ridley Aydin, with boyfriend Alev Aydin, an actor and filmmaker.[10][11]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Halsey Has the Perfect New House to Celebrate Her Album In". June 15, 2017.
  2. "Halsey Tells Us How To Pronounce Her Last Name & Singing w/ Katy Perry. Part 1" at YouTube
  3. "Kids Interview Bands – Halsey". Youtube. October 13, 2014.
  4. "Halsey". Billboard. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  5. "Closer by The Chainsmokers and Halsey - Music Charts". acharts.co. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  6. Halsey - Without Me (Official Audio), retrieved August 9, 2021
  7. "Without Me by Halsey - Music Charts". acharts.co. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  8. Nast, Condé (March 15, 2021). "Halsey Thanks Fans For Support After Announcing Pronouns Are "She/They"". them. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  9. Nast, Condé (January 4, 2021). "Halsey Is the Latest Celeb to Launch a Beauty Brand". Allure. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  10. Bowenbank, Starr (July 19, 2021). "Everything You Need to Know About Alev Aydin, Halsey's Boyfriend (and the Father of Their Child!)". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  11. "Pregnant Halsey's Boyfriend Alev Aydin: 5 Things to Know". Us Weekly. January 27, 2021. Retrieved August 9, 2021.