Nanda (Fernanda Grossi Silvera Mello) was born in the Leblon section of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her parents separated when she she was four and her and her mother moved to Miami Florida. Shortly after they moved to New York but returned to Miami were she currently resides.
Nanda began dancing and singing (in her native Portuguese language) when she was two, after dazzling her family, Nanda started singing and dancing lessons, and appearing in school plays. She impressed everyone with her natural ability and positive spirit.
Though she counts Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Mary J Blige, Beyonce, Aaliyah, Jlo and Christina Aguilera among her inspirations, as a singer and performer, Nanda's unique style is passionate, evocative
---and all her own.