Ashley Nicolette Frangipane (born September 29, 1994), known professionally as Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. Her stage name is a reference to the Halsey Street station of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn,[a] and an anagram of her first name.


Lauren and Halsey first became friends after teaming up together for Halsey's song Strangers. The girls have performed the song together at many shows.