Meet Mahalia:The Teenage Songstress Who Got a Major Record Deal After A Tweet From Ed Sheeran

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19yr old U.K. singer-songwriter Mahalia who rose to fame on Instagram discusses how she rose to fame so quickly. At just 13ys old, her manager managed to arrange a chance meeting for her with Ed Sheeran before one of his shows. The two spent some time jamming together before the show. That jam session leads to Ed Sheeran posting a tweet about her “amazing talent” to his 35 million followers. Two months later, she was signed to Atlantic Records. She pulled all of this off all by the age of 13. Listen to Mahalia discuss everything from fame, Buddhism and her love for elephants.

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