Composer and violinist who plays music that is a blend of hip-hop and dubstep. Her video for the song "Crystallize" was the eighth most watched video on YouTube in 2008 with 78 million views and it eclipsed 100 million views by 2014. Her self-titled debut album has sold over 250,000 copies in the United States.
She first found an interest in the violin at age five and was trained in classical music. She attended Brigham Young University, worked at a center for troubled teens and performed as a fiddler with the Charley Jenkins country band.
She reached the quarterfinals of America's Got Talent in 2010.
She was born in Santa Ana, California and mostly raised in Gilbert, Arizona. She has four siblings named Brooke, Jennifer, Marina and Vova, and her parents' names are Stephen and Diane. Her father has published several books including Persona Non Grata and Shedding Light on the Dark Side.
She has performed alongside John Legend for his song "All of Me."