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With her powerhouse vocals, striking looks and fierce determination, Australia’s EMALIA is a recording artist and actress to watch in 2024.
Hailed as the nation’s ‘R&B princess on the rise’, Emalia is defined by her unique musical identity, ultra-confident persona, and a voice with the prowess of SZA, Ella Mai and Summer Walker.
Her latest single ‘Stacks’ is set for release on Thursday, 23 November. The compelling single encapsulates the empowerment of unwavering self-belief and the courage to invest wholeheartedly in one’s dreams and potential.
‘Stacks’ is Emalia’s first independent release since parting ways from her label in 2021 and offers an alluring blend of bass-heavy R&B and playfully metaphoric lyrical depth that celebrates the pursuit of success with resolute determination.
‘Stacks’ heralds Emalia’s captivating and unapologetic return to the music scene, “I felt it was an incredibly fitting song choice to mark this exciting stage of my journey as an independent music artist. Betting on yourself, although sometimes daunting, can lead to some wonderful life experiences, and I wanted to celebrate that”.
As Emalia embarks on this new phase of her career, ‘Stacks’ serves as a striking testament to her artistic evolution. With 2024 shaping up to be her most momentous year to date.
Her lead role as popstar ‘Izzy James’ in the upcoming Paramount + TV series Paper Dolls showcases five aspiring singers thrust into the spotlight in pursuit of pop-stardom and fame.
Launching on Sunday, 3 December, Paper Dolls is an eight-part scripted drama following the meteoric rise and fall of fictional manufactured girl-group: HARLOW. The five young women must navigate the dark side of a glamourous industry determined to commodify them with Izzy (Emalia) at the helm.
With the release of additional singles and her upcoming second EP scheduled for 2024, undeniably, Emalia’s time is now, and she is confidently set to showcase both her acting prowess and her new music on a global stage.
Stacks will be available on all streaming platforms from 22 November.