An American from Los Angeles, Sky Tonia Ferreira (born July 8, 1992) began playing Elton John songs on piano at the age of nine. She sang in a gospel choir and took opera lessons. Through her family she became friends with pop star Michael Jackson.
Sky Ferreira was discovered on Myspace by producers Bloodshy & Avant. In 2011, she released the EP As If!. Another EP, titled Ghost, came out the following year.
Blending elements of traditional pop and indie rock, the singer's debut album, Night Time, My Time, was released in October 2013 to positive critical acclaim.