Mariana de Miguel, (born in November 19, 1995)[1][2] better known as Girl Ultra, is a Mexican R&B artist.[3][4] She signed to Mexican label Finesse Records in 2016[5] and released her debut EP, Boys, in 2017. Boys includes a Spanish language cover of Daniel Caesar track "Get You". She released her second EP, Adiós, in 2018.[6]

Girl Ultra
Birth nameMariana de Miguel
BornMexico City, Mexico
GenresRhythm & Blues
LabelsFinesse Records

Early life and Artistry edit

Mariana 'Nan' de Miguel[7] was born and raised in Mexico City.[8] She was part of a disco band called Affer in high school.[9] Her influences included music by Beyoncé and Destiny's Child.[10]

In 2019 Girl Ultra collaborated with Cuco on a bilingual song in English and Spanish called Damelove, recorded in Los Angeles.[10]

She has also notably collaborated with Little Jesus for her 2022 song "Punk" which samples Gwen Stefani's Bubble Pop Electric.

Discography edit

  • Boys (EP, 2017)
  • Adiós (EP, 2018)
  • Nuevos Aires (First full-length album, 2019)[10]
  • EL SUR (EP, 2022)

References edit

  1. ^ Dazed (2019-04-29). "Mexico City's Girl Ultra makes lush, sensual, pop-tinged R&B". Dazed. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
  2. ^ Lee, Alexa. "Girl Ultra Takes Mexican R&B Beyond the Border". Pacific Standard. Retrieved 2019-04-01.
  3. ^ López, Mixar (2017-03-09). "Hormonas de 21 años: Una charla con Girl Ultra". Noisey (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-04-01.
  4. ^ "Meet Girl Ultra, a Bleeding-Heart R&B Diva From Mexico City". Remezcla. 2017-04-25. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  5. ^ "Up Next: Meet Girl Ultra, The Mexican Baby Girl Of R&B En Español". Fierce. 2018-10-09. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  6. ^ "Manual de los adioses, por Girl Ultra". Beatburguer (in Spanish). 2018-03-22. Retrieved 2019-04-01.
  7. ^ Lee, Alexa. "Girl Ultra Takes Mexican R&B Beyond the Border". Pacific Standard. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
  8. ^ "Girl Ultra on Exclusive Interview with Out Now". Out Now Magazine. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
  9. ^ "Meet The Best Friends Breathing New Life Into Mexico's R&B Scene". The FADER. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
  10. ^ a b c "Interview With Singer Girl Ultra". Retrieved 2019-12-08.