M.I.A is a British singer, visual artist and record producer. Her genres are Alternative dance, electronic, world, avant-garde, alternative, hip-hop. M.I.A is stage name and her name is Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam. She was born 18 July 1975 in London. M.I.A. has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Grammy Awards and the Mercury Prize. She married in 2008, and she gave birth to the girl in 2009.