Ali Brustofski is an American singer-songwriter from Oakland, New Jersey. She was a finalist on The CW television network's singing show, The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep in 2012, and the 2011 winner of New York's Z100 radio station's "Hometown Hero" competition, in which around 400 up-and-coming musicians participated. As a songwriter, Brustofski won the 2009 NYC Songwriters Circle's "Young Songwriter Award". On television, her original song "Rewind" was featured in two episodes of NBC's The Voice. Brustofski is a successful YouTuber who performs cover versions of well-known artists like Katy Perry and David Guetta. As of October 2015, her YouTube channel had nearly 100 million total video views and more than a half a million subscribers. She released her first original EP Dream Big independently in 2013.