Based in Birmingham, Mahalia is Mahalia Burkmar, an alt-R&B/soul singer and songwriter who counts Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill among her biggest influences.
A native of Leicestershire, she started writing songs and playing the guitar as a preteen. Burkmar drew the interest of major record labels by the age of 13. After taking some time to finish school and hone her sound, Mahalia re-emerged in 2015 on Rudimental's single We The Generation, and performed with the group on Later...with Jools Holland.
Since then she's released a string of singles, EPs and an album and acted in the film Brotherhood. 2019 sees the release of her 2nd album Love And Compromise.
Mahalia tour dates listed on Ents24.com since Jul 2012.
Official website mahaliamusic.co.uk