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Ayra Starr is a female Nigerian Afro-pop singer, songwriter, fashion model and one the latest signee to the one of the biggest record labels in Nigeria, Marvins Records owned by Don Jazzy.

She is one of two children born into a Christian Family. She lost her Dad in the year 2018. She currently lives in Lagos State Nigeria.

She began singing at a very young age in her Church’s choir. She began doing covers of some of her favourite songs and posted them on social media.

One of her original songs Damages caught the attention of recording producer and Marvins Record label owner Don Jazzy. He was impressed and asked her to come see him.

He signed Ayra to the record label on the 21st of January, 2020. She is now a member of the Marvin Family alongside artistes such as Korede Bello, Ladipoe, Rema, Crayon among others.

She released her debut EP titled Ayra Starr. The song Away is currently making waves all over the country. The official music video was released on the 22nd of January, 2021.

She has quite a number of tunes to her credit namely; Sare, Away, Memories, Ija, DITR among many others.

In July 2021, Ayra Starr performed at the grand finale of the Nigerian Idol Musical talent show where she stunned the audience with her beautiful performance.

The grand finale saw Kingdom win the show and other top musicians like Patoranking, IcePirnce, and Cobhams Asuquo performed that night.

She also performed at the Sunday show during the Big Brother Naija Season 6 show in 2021.