"Halsey" real name "Ashley Nicolette Frangipane born in New Jersey ,September 29, 1994, is an American singer/songwriter and recording artist.
She had musical roots growing up, originally playing the violin, viola, and cello until moving onto the acoustic guitar when she was 14. When she was 18, Halsey encountered financial trouble and music became a way to pay her rent. She played numerous acoustic shows in different cities under various stage names. She chose Halsey as her stage name because it is an anagram of her name and also a street in Brooklyn where she spent a lot of time as a teenager. On the strength of her first single Ghost she gained hundreds of spins on Sirius XM and started amassing a social network of over 200,000 fans. She's topped the Twitter Trending Music chart, been named a Breakthrough artist by Youtube and an Artist to Watch in 2015 by Vevo, and is featured in the next Spotify Emerge campaign for top new artists. ClearartWide ThumbFanart Banner User Comments