Pop Singer

Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, known professionally as Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. She was born and raised in New Jersey. Gaining attention from self-released music on social media platforms, she was signed by Astralwerks in 2014 and released her debut EP, Room 93, later that year.

Full Name
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane
Sep 29, 1994
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5′ 4″
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Halsey, born Ashley Nicolette Frangipane on September 29, 1994, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She was born in Edison, New Jersey and raised in nearby Clark. Her parents divorced when she was a child and her father's family is of African-American descent while her mother's is of Italian and Hungarian descent. Growing up, Halsey experienced bullying due to her mixed race heritage.

Halsey began writing music at the age of 17 and released her debut EP, Room 93, in 2014. The EP peaked at #3 on the US Heatseekers chart and she signed with Astralwerks shortly thereafter. Her debut album Badlands arrived in 2015 and debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album spawned several successful singles including "New Americana," "Colors" and "Ghost." In 2016, Halsey released the single "Closer," a collaboration with The Chainsmokers that topped the charts in more than 10 countries around the world.

In 2017, Halsey released her second studio album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom which featured collaborations with Lauren Jauregui from Fifth Harmony, Quavo from Migos and Cashmere Cat among others. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and earned Halsey two Grammy nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Closer."

Halsey has also become increasingly active as an activist since 2017 advocating for causes such as gun reform, mental health awareness and LGBTQ rights. She has spoken out strongly against President Donald Trump's administration policies regarding immigration and women's rights issues.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1994</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Halsey is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 29, 1994, Halsey was born in Edison, New Jersey as Ashley Nicolette Frangipane.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Halsey Begins Posting Music Online</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Halsey begins posting her own music to SoundCloud, YouTube, and Tumblr.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album 'Badlands' is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Halsey releases her debut studio album 'Badlands', which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Performs at the White House</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Halsey performs at the 2016 White House Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">2nd Album 'Hopeless Fountain Kingdom' is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Halsey releases her second studio album 'Hopeless Fountain Kingdom', which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Headlines the 2018 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Halsey headlines the 2018 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour alongside Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, and more.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 3rd Studio Album 'Manic'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Halsey releases her third studio album 'Manic', which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Halsey is an inspiring singer/songwriter who uses her platform to speak out about mental health and other social issues. Her fearless attitude, resilience, and authenticity make her a role model for young people everywhere.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> Her Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Halsey's music is incredibly catchy and features meaningful lyrics that speak to the heart. She often talks about topics such as mental health, LGBT rights, and female empowerment in her songs, making her music impactful and relatable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Engaging</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Halsey is one of those artists that truly connects with her fans. From interactions on social media to her amazing live performances, she makes sure to engage with her audience in meaningful ways.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Writing Songs at Age 16</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Pop singer Halsey began writing songs when she was just 16 years old. She wrote her first song about a boy she had fallen for who lived in another country.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Was Homeless for a Year</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Halsey revealed in an interview that she was homeless for a year during her teenage years. She stayed with friends, couch surfed and often slept on the street.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Studied Creative Writing in College</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Halsey studied creative writing at community college in New Jersey before dropping out to pursue music full time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Uses "Halsey" as a Stage Name</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Halsey's real name is Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, but she chose to use the stage name of "Halsey", which is an anagram of her first name.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Halsey has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and has used her platform to raise awareness about mental health issues facing young people.</p></div>


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