Ayla Marie Brown is an American recording artist from Wrentham, Massachusetts and former NCAA basketball player. She was a contestant on American Idol on season 5 in 2006 and placed inside the Top 16. Shortly after the season's conclusion, Brown attended Boston College on a full basketball scholarship, and graduated in 2010 with a communications degree. Brown is the elder daughter of former United States Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts and former WCVB-TV reporter Gail Huff. She is the sixth leading scorer in Massachusetts basketball history, male or female. a two-time Gatorade Player of the Year and was named the top female basketball player in Massachusetts. Brown has released two full length studio albums, is a spokesperson for the Songs of Love Foundation, and currently serves as the official anthem singer of the Philadelphia 76ers.