Maja Ross Andres Salvador (born October 5, 1988) is a Filipina actress, singer, dancer, model, and producer. She is a member of a family of actors which includes her father, Ross Rival, aunt Jobelle Salvador, and uncle Phillip Salvador. She is currently under the management of ABS-CBN's Star Magic and is regarded as the "Dance Princess of the Philippines". In 2011, Salvador co-produced and portrayed the title role in the film Thelma, which earned her the Gawad Urian Award and the Film Academy of the Philippines Award for best actress.
On December 2013, it was announced that Salvador had signed a recording contract with Ivory Music & Video. While recording the album, Salvador worked with award-winning arranger and producer, Jonathan Ong. By March 2014, she revealed through her Instagram account that the album will be titled "Believe" along with its track listing which contains mainly original compositions and two cover songs. The carrier single, "Dahan-Dahan", was released on March 6th while the album was released nationwide on March 25th. The album also features collaborations with rapper Abra and Project Pinas. Salvador also co-wrote a song titled "Buong Gabi". On June 8, 2014, the album was certified gold for selling over 7,500 copies nationwide and Salvador appeared on ASAP to receive a Gold Record award.