About Alisha Pillay
Alisha Pillay is a 19-year-old singer/songwriter from Vancouver, BC. At the early age of seven, Alisha began taking dance, piano and voice lessons. Music quickly became her passion and, with great determination to improve and expand her abilities, she began writing her own songs by age ten.
Some of Alisha's achievements to date include winning David Foster's Opportunity of a Lifetime Contest, the Shaw Star Discovery contest, Pitbull Promotions “Radio Active” competition and most recently, the “CHUM Emerging Artist” program. Alisha was also awarded a scholarship to acclaimed Berklee College of Music and was featured on the Billboard Canadian Update as an emerging artist following the success of her debut single "Convicted". Alisha has also been fortunate to share the stage with David Foster, Josh Groban, Renee Olstead and Sarah McLachlan.
Alisha is an exceptionally versatile writer, dabbling in R&B, Pop and Hip Hop. Alisha has been working on a number of songwriting collaborations with various writers and producers, including Alisha "M'Jestie" Brooks (Rihanna "Pon de Replay"), James Fauntleroy (Chris Brown, Jordin Sparks, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake among many others), Jarvis Church of the Philosopher Kings (Nelly Furtado) and many others. Alisha’s debut single “Convicted” was recently released by Sony and is available for purchase on Itunes. Her second single "Love Drunk" will be reaching radio soon and is sure to be a summer hit!