Since breaking into the house music scene in 2008, Amanda Jayd has dived into the spotlight, carving a name out as one of the UAE’s most sought after female DJ’s. Previously known as ‘DJ Vanilla’ Amanda Jayd is renown for her smooth vocal house licks, sexy up-tempo R’n’B and funky electro spins, she embraces the dance floor’s appetite for tracks, building up beats each week with residencies and guest appearances throughout Australia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, China, Qatar, Bahrain, Indonesia and India. Starting off originally performing at clubs in Australia, Amanda Jayd spread her wings to become an international DJ in 2011. Her talent was noticed and she was scouted for an exclusive residency at Dubai’s number one hot spot, Barasti Beach Bar as a ‘Barasti Beach Angel’. At Barasti Amanda Jayd supported weekly international acts such as Hed Kandi, Coolio, Barbara Tucker, Myon & Shane 54, Haddaway and Fierce Angel. After her arrival in Dubai, Amanda Jayd’s popularity flourished. She was selected for an exclusive tour across seven cities in Indonesia and played at several high-class pool party events in New Delhi. She also appeared regularly as a radio host and DJ on the popular radio station Channel 4 which broadcasts across the UAE.