Selah Sue was born Sanne Putseys on 3rd May 1989 in Leuven, Belgium. She is a singer-songwriter, who combines multiple musical styles like folk, soul and reggae.
Selah started playing classic guitar when she was 15. When she was 17, she participated in an open mic night in 'Het Depot', a small venue in Leuven. Organiser of the event and successful Belgian singer Milow (born Jonathan Vandenbroeck) saw her perform and asked her to be his support act..