Danya speaks and sings in English, Spanish, and Arabic. Growing up she participated in a wide variety of sports including; horse riding, swimming, cross country, and dance. She began singing in her local children's choral when she was 7 years old. She also participated in musical theatre in her school.
In her teenage years she began to take specialized vocal training in various performance styles including opera, jazz, top 40's and pop. Danya first heard Arabic music while in college in the United States and fell in love with it. Some of the artists that she first listened to include: Om Koulthum, Abdel Halem, Amr Diab, Nancy Ajram and Hakim. She was most captivated by the tabla rhythms and exotic sounds of the unique Arabic musical instruments, and she decided to personally explore this musical style and understand Arabic culture and heritage that invented them.
Her inspiration has been mainly to mix the best of Eastern and Western music together to create a fusion that captivates people on both sides of the globe. To pursue her dream, she began to study Arabic Language and Middle-Eastern Music. Fortunately, all the dreams that Danya had have been met with the right team and a dedicated production company that wanted to bring her as a new singing star in the Arab world with a unique singing style, intoxicating music mixes, and quality production. With these elements of success in place, Danya insists on offering her best artistic efforts to her audiences and fans of Arabic music.
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