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Published on February 16th, 2016 | by Jerry Doby


New HYPE columnist Manika turns heads on the 58th Grammy Awards red carpet

Singer/Actress/Radio Host/Columnist MANIKA (@ManikaOfficial), took the 58th Annual Grammy Awards by Storm! In a Beautiful Gown designed by Arthur Christine! She even caught the attention of Global Music Super Star Adele, who was quoted as saying ““Awww, bugger, now I got to change,Manika turned heads everywhere she walked including catching the eye of Jimmy Kimmel, who had his Jimmy Kimmel Live Sidekick Guillermo Rodriguez interview Manika. E! Entertainment‘s Fashion Police was quoted as saying “Get It Girl” and will be featured on their post Grammy Show on 2/16/16.

Manika is currently promoting her new single “How Can I Love” available on iTunes: Additionally she recently launched her Radio Show “Manika’s Love Line” on DJ Skee‘s Dash Radio Network, which currently has over 5 Million Listeners. Manika also joins The Hype Magazine as a columnist, crossing over her Dash Radio segment to the outlet, with a co-promotional push for her “Manika’s Love Line” show on Dash. Watch for Manika Hosting TLC’s “Global Beauty Masters” coming in March 2016.


Manika (pronounced Ma-NEE-ka) is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, reality TV-show host and published author. She was discovered by Michael Jackson’s long-time manager (music exec Frank DiLeo). Manika toured with One Direction on their North American tour. She also performed at KISS FM’s Wango Tango, the Hollywood Style Awards, the nationally-televised Hallmark Hollywood Christmas Parade, headlined the Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary Tour and headlined Pepsi’s Shop Til You Rock Tour. Recently Manika was the headline performer to 200,000 people and 650 movie theaters (streamed through Fathom Events). This performance was also nationally and internationally televised (via Discovery Network). Manika is currently in filming as the host of a new reality TV-show (“Global Beauty Masters”) to air on the TLC Network in February. Manika also recently headlined Light nightclub in Mandalay Bay Las Vegas and Hakkasan nightclub in MGM Las Vegas. She also performed on the main stage at MGM’s 2015 “Wine Amplified” music festival with 50 Cent, Sublime, and Panic! At The Disco. Manika’s last single (“B.Y.O.Bugatti”) charted number 12 in the United States on the Billboard Sales Chart. Manika wrote and co-produced her new single — “I Might Go Lesbian” featuring Tyga, which has been released to Top 40 and Rhythmic radio (charting at number 15 in the United States on the Billboard Sales Chart). Manika’s music video with Tyga has also been released. You can watch it here:

Also a published author, Manika donated the proceeds from her first book to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), served as their spokesperson and gave inspirational talks to inner-city schoolchildren and visited young cancer patients. She is completing her second book now.

Manika has four-and-a-half million fans on Facebook and Twitter. You can visit her social sites at:

Manika’s Socials: (Facebook) (Twitter) (Instagram) (You Tube) (Manika Official Website)

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Editor-in-Chief of The Hype Magazine, and internationally published arts & entertainment journalist. Member of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture as well as the United States Press Corps.

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