credit: Caleb Griffin


Ayoni is a multifaceted singer, songwriter, producer from Barbados making waves around the world. With her soaring, soulful Pop/R&B vocal stylings, Ayoni has garnered millions of streams and has received widespread acclaim from prominent publications such as OnesToWatch, The Fader, Essence, and more. Having lived in Singapore, Indonesia, and the United States, she developed a global worldview, while nurturing her ever-evolving passion for creating and performing music. In 2023, Ayoni had her big screen debut at the Tribeca Film Festival starring in the documentary, “Uncharted,” produced by Alicia Keys and She Is The Music, which follows her journey and other BIPOC women creators in music. She is a featured artist on 2 songs on Noname’s critically acclaimed “Sundial” album and in October of 2023 performed their song "boomboom" alongside Noname on NPR's Tiny Desk. Ayoni recently completed a Sofar Sounds London Residency, has been selected as a 2024 Gibson Guitar Spotlight Artist, and recently released a music production & vocal pack in partnership with Splice. Ayoni will release her next single "Bitter In Love" on February 22nd, and her debut album is slated for the summer of 2024.

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Events featuring Ayoni

Mar 16, 2024
8:00pm — 8:40pm
Presented by
Songs From A Room' by Sofar Sounds
Bridgetown, Barbados
Professional Connections
Ayoni is seeking the following:
  • Brand Partnership
  • Gear Endorsement
  • Other Artists to Tour With
  • Sync/Music Supervisors