Mary Ann Van Der Horst is a Melbourne-based singer whose powerful vocals and innate charm earned her a spot on the X-Factor Australia stage back in 2014. She became a global online sensation when her performance of her audition piece, “Halo,” went viral. Her first appearance on the singing competition earned her a standing ovation from the surprised judges.
The certified Filipina pride shared that her love for singing started when she was 10-years-old. Her biggest musical influences include Beyonce, Tina Arena and Whitney Houston.