Luyanna was born in 1989 in Paris, of Lusitanian origin, she is passionate about Latin music and Amerindian culture, to which she pays homage by choosing this name which means “rain that falls”. Author, composer and performer, she graduated from the “Studio International des Arts de la scène” in Paris. She sings, she dances and acts, and in 2010 she is quickly noticed by the producers Faouze & Fabrice, from the worldwide hit with the multi-awards “Danza Kuduro”, also soundtrack of the blockbuster Fast and Furious 5.
After a few singles, 2013 is the beginning of a series of hit and international duo. Luyanna collaborates with the Latin American artist Papy Sanchez on the title Enamorame which will be number 1 in the charts. In 2014 for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Luyanna signs for Universal Music the album project “DACAO”. From this album, the song “Outro Lougar” becomes an international hit.
In 2015, Luyanna composed and wrote the hit song “Walilowelela” in duet with the star Mampi, holder of several African Awards. This song will be the anthem of the Africa Cup of Nations 2015.
The international pop legend Bobby Kimball, voice leader of the legendary group TOTO, fell under the spell of Luyanna’s voice. In 1983 his song Africa is number 1 in the world, with more than 40 million records sold worldwide and awarded 7 Grammy Awards. From this meeting between the two artists, a duet is emerging for a new version of the title Africa whose video clip is directed by Lewis Martin and shot entirely in a natural setting in
In 2016, in concert in Miami, Luyanna meets Farruko, he is 24 years old and is already a real musical phenomenon in the U.S. holder of multiple Billboards Latin Music Awards. Then, they will collaborate and record the title “SU MIRADA” in the mythical studios “MARS MIAMI SUDIO”. They met again in Monaco where the French Riviera was the backdrop for the shooting of the video-clip, directed by the Canadian director Lewis Martin.
In 2022 producers Faouze & Fabrice decide to make a remix and collaborate with Medylandia, director and DJ of Dominican origin, living in Toronto. SU MIRADA is given to be a hit of the summer and its worldwide release Yanis Records & Universal Music Group is scheduled for June 10, 2022.