Mikaela Monet formally known as ALAYA is a Venezuelan actress - singer songwriter. Mikaela was named “Latin Artist on the Rise”, also one of the 5 Latin female acts to watch by Billboard magazine. “Tocamelo”, her second single Featuring Puerto Rican urban rappers Zion & Lennox, reached the 24th place in the Billboard “Latin Pop Songs” Chart. “Tocamelo” hit several top positions in the “Viral Top 50” Charts in more than 12 countries and has over 10 million views on Youtube. In 2020 the artist was nominated in the “Best New Artist Female” category among artists like Rosalia for “Premios lo Nuestro” (one of the most important Latin Music Awards Show in the United States).
Now starting a new chapter in her creative journey, MIKAELA MONET comes with an unstoppable force, delighting us with a new image, a new sound and her debut as an actress. Mikaela is starring in the movie “Mambo Dreams”, a Fiction Latin feature film inspired by the King of Mambo, “Dámaso Pérez Prado”. The movie is under the direction of the Mexican award-winning director Emilio Maillé, where Mikaela is playing the leading role along-side Ruben Albarrán, lead vocalist from the well-known Mexican band "Café Tacvba". "Mambo Dreams" is available now, on Amazon Prime Video.