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Allyson Brooke Hernandez (born July 7, 1993), better known as Ally Brooke, is an American singer. Ally is a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony. January 27, 2014 - August 22, 2017

Early life Edit

She was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, to Jerry and Patricia Hernandez. Brooke was a six week premature baby, weighing in at 1 pound and 4 ounces when she was born. She is of Mexican descent and has an older brother. She attended Cornerstone Christian Elementary School in San Antonio, Texas and completed her high school education through home-schooling. She cites Selena as her biggest musical influence.

Career Edit

The X Factor and Fifth Harmony Edit

Brooke auditioned for The X Factor in Austin, Texas, not far from her hometown in San Antonio. Singing "On My Knees" from contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer Jaci Velasquez. For her bootcamp round she sang against Jullia Bullock singing "Knockin' on Heaven's Door". She was eliminated during the bootcamp round of competition, but was brought back along with Dinah Jane, Normani, Lauren Jauregui, and Camila Cabello to form the group now known as Fifth Harmony. The group advanced to the live shows and managed to finish in third place. Her grandfather passed away during week 4 performance of "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" by Kelly Clarkson.

After the finale of The X Factor, Fifth Harmony was signed to Syco Music and Epic Records. The group released their first EP, Better Together in 2013, along with the albums Reflection in 2015 and 7/27 in 2016. They released their self-titled third studio album Fifth Harmony on August 25, 2017. On March 19, 2018, the group announced an indefinite hiatus to focus on solo projects.

Solo projects Edit

Besides her work with Fifth Harmony, Brooke was also featured on American DJ-duo Lost Kings song "Look At Us Now" along with American rapper ASAP Ferg, which was released on June 9, 2017. In July 2017, Brooke was set to perform a solo show in São Paulo, but the show was cancelled. Brooke performed at the Convention Center's Lila Cockrell Theatre in San Antonio, Texas with Plácido Domingo on January 24, 2018. She collaborated with German DJ Topic for the song "Perfect", which was released on January 26, 2018 along with its music video. She performed the song during an episode of Wild 'n Out.

In early 2018 Brooke joined the other members of Fifth Harmony in an episode of Lip Sync Battle, performing a medley of songs by Selena and Jennifer Lopez. In March 2018 Brooke sung a medley of songs from films such as "Beauty And The Beast" and "My Heart Will Go On" during the E! News broadcast of the red carpet pre-show of the 90th Academy Awards. Brooke appeared in an episode of season 2 of Famous in Love.

Philantrophy Edit

Along with Fifth Harmony, Brooke has been involved with many charities like DoSomething.org and the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. Brooke is the Celebrity Ambassador for March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization working to prevent premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality. On December 23, 2016, she had a toy drive in her hometown, San Antonio, benefiting children at local hospitals.

Discography Edit

For Fifth Harmony's discography, click here.

Singles Edit

Filmography Edit

Year Name Role Notes
2012–13 The X Factor U.S. Herself 22 episodes (2012)
Guest: 1 episode (2013)
2014 Faking It Herself Episode: "The Ecstasy and the Agony"
2015 Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse Herself Episode: "Sisters' Fun Day"
2018 Lip Sync Battle Herself Episode: "Fifth Harmony"
2018 Wild 'n Out Herself Episode: "International Women's Day Special"
2018 Famous in Love Herself Episode: "The Players"

References Edit

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