Andra Day is an American singer-songwriter and actress. In 2015, she released her debut album titled Cheers to the Fall. A critical and commercial success, it was nominated for Best R&B Album. Its lead single “Rise Up” also earned a nomination for Best R&B Performance. Following her musical breakthrough, she ventured into film, first appearing as a minor role in the 2017 movie Marshall. She also embarked on a voice acting career, playing Sweet Tea in Cars 3. This year, her portrayal of the titular character in the biographical film Billie Holiday got her widespread acclaim. For her performance, she won the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama at the Golden Globe.