American actress and singer Sofia Carson has released her new single, “Stay” off her hihgly-anticipated self-titled debut studio album.
Sofia Carson has carved out a singular path in music, film, television, and philanthropy. Her first appearance on television was as a guest star on the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally. In 2015, she appeared as Evie, the daughter of the Evil Queen, in the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants, later reprising her role in Descendants 2 and Descendants 3. In 2016, she appeared as Lola Perez in Adventures in Babysitting, Melanie Sanchez in Tini: The Movie, and Tessa in A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits.
Sofia Carson said she is mainly influenced by pop music and admires artists who “tell stories through their music”, cited 20th-century acts like The Beatles and Michael Jackson and modern acts like Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift as influences.
In 2012, Carson signed with BMI as a “singer-songwriter”. She performed as part of the cast on the 2015 Descendants soundtrack, which reached number one on the Billboard 200, including her single version of “Rotten to the Core”.
Sofia Carson was also featured on the Descendants 2 and Descendants 3 soundtracks, which reached numbers 6 and 7, respectively, on the Billboard 200.
Sofia Carson made her singing debut in 2015 with the soundtrack album Descendants, and in the same year released the single “Rotten to the Core”. In 2016, she signed to Hollywood Records, and released her debut single, “Love Is the Name”.
As a singer and songwriter, she has collaborated with such superstar artists, writers and producers as, DJ Alan Walker, Grammy Award winners, Tiësto, Stargate, Oak Felder, Max Martin, Justin Tranter and Latin Grammy winner J Balvin, to name a few.
As an actress, she has starred in NETFLIX’s Feel The Beat, Michael Bay’s Songbird and the upcoming feature film Purple Hearts. As a philanthropist, she stands out as UNICEF’s newest US Ambassador, the first global ambassador of the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation.
As a style icon, Sofia is a Global Brand Ambassador for beauty leader REVLON and has launched her own makeup collection.