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'It's A Learning Curve': Alessia Cara On Growing Up, The Grammys And More

The Canadian singer-songwriter took home the Grammy Award for best new artist in 2018. Now she's back with her sophomore album, The Pains of Growing.
"At the and of the day, I feel like your purpose can come from making one person feel like they're not alone," Alessia Cara says. Source: supadupabrick

Those awkward, angsty teenaged years have long been fodder for pop music, but Alessia Cara has her own take on them. Her sensible, subdued pop songs like smash hits "Here" and "" and laid-back demeanor speaks to millions — wallflowers, misfits and extroverts alike — who are just trying to figure themselves out. Maybe that's because Cara is still figuring herself out, too.

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