Maya Arulpragasam

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Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M.I.A., is an English recording artist of Sri Lankan Tamil heritage. She is also a songwriter, painter and director. "M.I.A." is a play on her own name and a reference to the acronym of Missing in Action. Her compositions combine elements of electronic, dance, alternative, hip hop and world music. Arulpragasam began her career in 2000 as a visual artist, filmmaker and designer in west London before beginning her recording career in 2002. Since rising to prominence in early 2004 for her singles "Sunshowers" and "Galang", charting in the UK and Canada and reaching number 11 on the Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales in the US, she has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Grammy Awards and the Mercury Prize. Wikipedia

Age: 40
Born: 18 July 1975, Hounslow, London, England
Nationality: Sri Lankan
Claim to Fame: Arular

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296 Songs »
1 Paper Planes 2008
2 Bad Girls 2013
3 Double Bubble Trouble 2013
4 Y.A.L.A. 2013
5 Bring The Noize 2013
6 Come Walk With Me 2013
7 Matangi 2013
8 Karmageddon 2013
9 XXXO 2010
10 Only 1 U 2013
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


3 Awards »
Nominated for 3 Awards

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