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Introspective and alluring are just a few of the prolific ways artist and songwriter Dasha has been described. Armed with a passion for telling her true story, Dasha has just released her debut country album, What Happens Now? The focus track, “Austin” has created a phenomenon online with millions of people engaging with the accompanying line dance. The New York Times has even named ‘Austin’ “one of the signature country songs of the year.” Dasha’s delicate delivery paired with her audacious and unapologetic artistry allows the rising star to “win the hearts of listeners everywhere” (Country Swag), a feat proven by amassing over 200 million streams to date.

Marking her biggest year yet, Dasha recently made her late-night debut on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! performing her massive breakout hit, “Austin” and the following week, performed at the CMT Music Awards in Texas. The track has been added into rotation on several Sirius XM stations as well as being Top 50 on the Spotify Global Charts, currently climbing Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, peaking at #28. The incredible support has allowed her to reach fans across the country and the world.

Dasha’s music is “rooted in mature songwriting and a layered soundscape” (Earmilk) and is characterized by its authenticity, raw emotion, and relatability, mirroring her genuine self-expression. Harkening back to her upbringing in San Luis Obispo, California, the 24-year-old singer-songwriter recalls being immersed in the world of country, folk, and Americana music from an early age. As she honed in on her talents, Dasha began captivating audiences worldwide with her TikTok fanbase – creating a highly engaged platform to showcase her new music.

This credibility in her storytelling has led Dasha to a place where her artistry truly thrives, creating a new era that marks a significant turning point in her career.