04/10/2017 by Julia van der Doesch
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (born September 29, 1994), known professionally as Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. 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.
Her professional name, Halsey, is a reference to the Halsey Street station of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn[a] as well as an anagram of her first name, Ashley.