Manika (pronounced Ma-NEE-ka) is an Asian-Spanish American singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, reality TV-show host and published author. She was discovered by Michael Jackson's long-time manager (music exec Frank DiLeo). Manika toured with One Direction on their North American tour. She also performed at KISS FMs Wango Tango, the Hollywood Style Awards, the nationally-televised Hallmark Hollywood Christmas Parade, headlined the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Tour and headlined Pepsi's Shop Til You Rock Tour. Manika was the headline performer to 200,000 people and 650 movie theaters (streamed through Fathom Events). This performance was also nationally and internationally televised (via Discovery Network). Manika also recently headlined Light nightclub in Mandalay Bay Las Vegas and Hakkasan nightclub in MGM Las Vegas. She also performed on the main stage at MGMs 2015 Wine Amplified music festival with 50 Cent, Sublime, and Panic! At The Disco.