Meet Shaya

Welcome to SHAYA's world, where music transcends boundaries and touches the deepest corners of the human soul.

Blending indie soul & folk, R&B and Pop influences, SHAYA's songs are characterised by raw emotion, authentic lyricism, and captivating melodies.

 Each composition weaves tales of life, love, and personal growth into a tapestry of sound that resonates universally.

Born from a passion for storytelling through music, SHAYA's voice, often described as having the texture of "sand," draws listeners in, evoking intimacy and vulnerability.

 Whether performing acoustic ballads or upbeat anthems, her dynamic range and soulful delivery captivate audiences.

SHAYA's musical influences span genres and cultures, enriching her compositions. From introspective ballads to uplifting melodies, her music offers a multifaceted experience that resonates with listeners of all backgrounds.

On stage, SHAYA's presence is magnetic. With genuine warmth and infectious enthusiasm, she creates an inviting atmosphere where audiences feel connected and uplifted. 

Her performances are communal experiences celebrating the power of music to heal, inspire, and unite.

As SHAYA continues to evolve as an artist, her dedication to authenticity and storytelling remains at the heart of her music. With new projects on the horizon and a growing fanbase, SHAYA's journey promises to inspire and resonate with listeners for years to come.


With nearly a decade of stage experience worldwide, SHAYA has enchanted audiences of 150-200 people across India, Australia, and Europe. Her journey is defined by a diverse and devoted fan base that has accompanied her from the start.

Residing in Australia for the past year and a half, SHAYA's achievements include a second-place win at the 2022/23 Woodford Folk Festival talent competition and sold-out performances in Byron Bay and Melbourne. She has also garnered acclaim as a festival highlight at the Esoteric Festival in both 2023 and 2024, alongside opening for Nahko and Medicine for the People in Melbourne.

Her international footprint spans multiple performances in Spain, Portugal, Denmark, India, London, and beyond, solidifying her reputation as a captivating performer with a global appeal.

Currently, SHAYA is actively shaping her presence in Melbourne's vibrant music scene, poised to establish herself as a prominent figure in the industry.