Mica Javier is a Filipina singer, songwriter, performer and model. She is the niece of Apo Hiking Society's member, Danny Javier, and the daughter of Businessman, Mayor Sandy Javier of Javier, Leyte, the owner of chicken chain, Andok's Litson Corp. Born in Manila, Philippines, she was signed to Timbaland Productions in 2010, while living in New York City. Her first record under Timbaland's camp, "3000 Light Years", (produced by Dashawn "Happie" White & Davix Foreman) was the first song picked up in a 75-song deal between Timbaland Productions and Extreme Music Sony/ATV, which was licensed to Fox's hit TV show Glee and Lifetime's hit TV series Dance Moms.
In 2012, Mica moved back to Manila, where she got to open for J.Lo's Dance Again World Tour and first ever concert in Manila, Philippines. Her first single released in Manila was a duet with Philippines King of R&B, Jay R, a song entitled "Tonight". Written by Mica, Jay R, and Davix Foreman of Grinehouse, and produced by Dumb Drumbs super producer, Wizz Dumb, "Tonight" went No.1 on Urban Music radio station Wave 89.1 FM, and topped the Pinoy Myx Countdown and the Myx Hit Charts simultaneously. Her second single released in Manila, a song called "Heart Song" also topped high end radio station charts on Monster RX 93.1, while the music video reached Top 10 on Myx Philippines' Pinoy Myx Countdown.
In March 2014, Mica received her first nomination for Favorite Urban Video at the Myx Music Awards. In June 2014, she was also nominated for five categories at the Wave 89.1 Urban Music Awards, where renowned hip-hop group Bone Thugs N Harmony were set to perform. Mica won two Urban Music Awards for Best New Artist, as well as Best Collaboration.
Mica started as a commercial and print model when she was in high school (ISM), booking print ad campaigns like Colgate with Maxene Magalona, and Nestea Iced Tea TVCs, while she was signed up with her first modeling agency, Calcarries. She moved to New York City for college and attended the Gallatin School of Individualized Study School of Individualized Study at NYU. While at university she interned in marketing and PR for fashion houses like DVF, Adidas Originals, and Harper's Bazaar Magazine. She also worked for Carol's Daughter, a beauty company owned by Lisa Price, Jay Z, Mary J Blige, and Will Smith, where she was mentored by marketing genius, Steve Stoute. During her summer vacations, she would come home to the Philippines to model, booking numerous magazine features and fashion editorials for Women's Health, Cosmopolitan, Preview, etc., as well as TV commercials including Whisper with Kim Chiu, Red Mobile with Derek Ramsay, and Pizza Hut. In New York, she also signed with BMG Models for fashion and MMG Models for commercials/TV, where she booked NOLCHA fashion week runway shows with up-and-coming designers, fashion editorials and look-books, and fittings. She also appeared in a second season episode of Gossip Girl and How To Make It In America's season finale.