Iggy Azalea is an Australian singer and rapper. She moved to the US at the age of 16 to pursue a career in hip hop music and earned public recognition after releasing YouTube music videos before signing a record contract with T.I.'s imprint Grand Hustle Records in 2012, after gaining attention from her debut mixtape Ignorant Art. Her debut album The New Classic made her the first non-American female rapper to top the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.
In 2016, she joined the judging panel for the eighth season of The X Factor Australia mentoring the Groups. Her last remaining acts Beatz finished in fifth place.