Shalisa van der Laan is known for winning the Junior Songfestival in the Netherlands in 2015. She participated in the contest with the song “A Million Lights”, which she wrote herself at the age of 15. Her passion for music developed at a very early age, and her ambition has long been to become a professional musician so she can share her music with the whole world.
In the years since, Shalisa has focused on writing her own music and working with Disney on several musical projects. She, amongst others, had the leading role in the Disney Channel series Just Like Me!, she recorded the Dutch title track of hit series Soy Luna and she provided the voice of Princess Elena in the localized animation series Elena of Avalor, all while finishing high school.
Shalisa is the second European and first Dutch artist to release a single with Hollywood Records. The release of her debut single is the start of a completely new adventure full of exciting challenges.