At just 15 years old, Rhea received her first major platform when she auditioned for the farewell season of American Idol. Her performance aired and was praised by Jennifer Lopez, who said, “Your voice matches your vibe, matches how you look… it’s all working for me.” Shortly after, Rhea’s YouTube covers were featured on MTV, Glamour Magazine, and shared by artists like Bebe Rexha and Kim Petras. She spent the next several years exploring various musical pursuits, becoming an active topliner in the EDM scene and collaborating with artists, rappers, and producers from around the world.
In 2019, Rhea launched her solo career, releasing “2AM” with UpsideDown and pop/r&b single “You’re a Star.” Both were accompanied with music videos and received support on BBC Radio 1. She has already released six songs this year, and her latest one "Someone Else" is out now. In 2020, Rhea Raj received the Songwriters Hall of Fame x BMI scholarship and award.