Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (born September 29, 1994),[ known professionally as Halsey is an American singer-songwriter. She started songwriting at the age of 17. In 2014, she signed her first recording contract with Astralwerks and released her debut EP, titled Room 93. Her debut studio album, Badlands, was released in 2015.
In May 2016 she released the song “Tokyo Narita (Freestyle)” produced by Lido. Halsey provided guest vocals to The Chainsmokers’ single “Closer”, which reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.