This Malaysian born spent her childhood in a small town in the state of Malacca where her music and art were the mainstay of her everyday life.
Her debut EP 'This is Lyia' which garnered 6 nominations from Voice Independent Music Awards (VIMA) in May of 2016 saw her win the award for BEST OVERALL FEMALE ACT. The debut offering which is described as "raw", "organic" and "bold" is a reflection of her roots in rock, blues and pop.
That same year, Lyia Meta was nominated top 5 for Anugerah Industri Awards (A.I.M) for Best New Artist. Selected from more than 700 entries and touted as Malaysia's very own Grammy, the nomination gained her recognition on a National level.
April 2017 saw Lyia Meta win The Gold Medal Award for Best Rock Ballad for her song 'Slumber' from Global Music Awards, California.
This was soon followed by her garnering another nomination and subsequently winning the title and an Award from Radio Wigwam (UK) for BEST FEMALE ARTIST for their RADIO WIGWAM ONLINE RADIO AWARDS 2017.
In May of 2018 Lyia received 3 nominations for The Josie Music Awards, Tennnessee. and subsequently won The World Music Artist of the Year 2018 at the Celebrity Theatre in Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, U.S.A on September 8th, 2018, it remains the largest independent artist award show globally.