B. R. Chaya (Kannada: ಬಿ. ಆರ್. ಛಾಯಾ) is an Indian playback singer, stage performer and a popular Sugama Sangeetha singer from Karnataka state. She has performed as a singer for over 300 feature films and recorded for over 10,000 musical albums ranging from pop, folk, devotional and bhavageethe (light music). She is affectionately known as the “Nightingale of Karnataka”  and a Rajyotsava Prashasti recipient from the State Government of Karnataka.
Chaya owns an audio company called “Kinnari Audio” that focus on encouraging the new budding musical talents to launch their own musical albums. She also owns a popular music band “B. R. Chaya & Party” that conducts various musical programs across Karnataka state.