Mayra Carol Ambria Quintana (born May 21, 1986), better known by her stage name Myra, is a American pop singer. She rose to prominence in 2001 after recording a cover of Martha and the Vandellas' "Dancing in the Street" for the soundtrack to the 2001 film Recess: School's Out. During this period, she contributed the song "Miracles Happen (When You Believe)" to the film The Princess Diaries, and it received a 2002 ALMA Award nomination for "Outstanding Song in a Motion Picture Soundtrack". Also in 2001 she appeared in the film Max Keeble's Big Move.
In 2005, Myra signed her second record deal with Southern Signal Records/EMI. Myra recorded most of her second album in Monterey, Mexico and worked with an impressive list of producers. Eddie Galan of Mach 1 Music (High School Musical, Hannah Montana Soundtrack, Clique Girlz) was one of the main producers on the album, producing 8 songs for the album. Myra also worked with: Frank Myers (All-4-One's "I Swear"), Andrew Fromm (Backstreet Boys, Celine Dion, Marc Anthony), Avila Brothers (Usher, Mary J. Blige, Jessica Simpson), and NuSoul Productions (Aaron Carter, Mandy Moore).
She lived in Santa Rosa, CA and attended Piner High school and graduated from Hoover Senior High in 2005 in San Diego, CA.