11 Things you probably didn’t know about Halsey

Posted at October 8th, 2015 | by Akshita | in

Halsey, a 21-year old up-and-coming singer, has in a single year done more than most singer-songwriters could ever dream of. She not only debuted at the No. 2 spot on the Billboard 200 but was also named the most-mentioned artist on Twitter at SXSW earlier this year. If you haven’t already listened to her new debut album ‘Badlands‘, you should do it ASAP as the album is blowing up the pop charts. Also, check out our list of 12 things you may not know about this New Jersey-born artist.

 

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1. Her real name is Ashley Nicolette Frangipane but she goes by her stage name, Halsey.

 

 

 

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2. By the age of 14 she could play the violin, viola, and cello and an acoustic guitar.

 

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3. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

 

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4. When she started performing gigs, she went by different stage names but chose Halsey as her signature because it’s similar to her first name and also it’s a street name in Brooklyn where she spent her teenage years.

 

 

 

5. She began her career by posting covers on YouTube. Check out this video that Ashley created back in late 2012

 

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6. She is Bisexual

 

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7. Her favorite song right now is “Tear In My Heart” by Twenty One Pilots.

 

 

 

8. When asked if she could feature in anyone’s album who would she pick, she said Drake, Kings of Leon or Kanye West.

 

 

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9.In one word she defines herself as neurotic.

 

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10.Keeping Up With The Kardashians is her guilty pleasure.

 

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11.Her favorite lyric that she has written is from her song “Colors” which goes “You were red. You liked me because I was blue. You touched me and suddenly I was lilac sky. And then you decided purple just wasn’t for you.

 

Akshita

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