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Bily Acoustie is a boy band comprised of two members. Joon Seop Hong is the main vocalist and plays the guitar. Sang Keun Lee plays the cajón.
The band members get their musical inspirations from their daily routines. Bily Acoustie finds happiness in everyday life and turns every bit of happy moments into a song.
Maria started her singing with the song “ Angan” in 2005.
In the Pelangi Awards, Maria bagged the top honours. She won for Best Female Vocal Artist in Anugerah pelangi in 2008 & 2009. Maria won the most Voted Bmobile Artist in 2009 and 2010. She also won Penyanyi Wanita Popular in Anugerah RTB 2008 and Penyanyi Popular Anugerah RTB 2009.
Maria was winner Of The Year for Pelangi FM from 2006 -2010.
Her most popular songs are Bisik Hati, Aku Atau Dia, Waktu, Sesaat Kau Hadir, Kau Segalanya, Kini Berakhir Sudah and Biar Sampai.
K-town Clan, are the pioneers of the CRUNK genre in Malaysia and with years of experience have created a new genre they would like to call “TWISTED CRUNK”. They are known for their up-beat party like songs and energetic performances.
The group comprises of 3 childhood friends, Big Bo, 28 (MC, Songwriter), Dravid, 26 (MC, Songwriter) and Roshan Jamrock, 26 (Producer, MC, Singer Songwriter).
Sevanaia Nace Matevakaloloma Yacalevu is 21-years old. He is currently studying music at the Fiji National University. At a young age he started taking steps towards his dreams to become a professional musician. With the help of a few friends he managed to record some songs.
Currently he is performing for the Fiji National University Brass Band and the Dance Band, doing daily music lessons and also performing in various festival and functions around the country.
His only goal is to write songs that have meaning to strengthen, encourage, motivate and to move people to that special place that he performs, a place where the world’s problems are not so big and life is beautiful.
After graduating from University, he aims to pursue this as a career and send out the message to young people in Fiji and the World that nothing is impossible.
Mohsen Manouchehri was born in 1981 in Shiraz, Iran
He studied Engineering of Natural Resources. He is the Head of the Music Band and also the Head of Music Association of the Shiraz Azad University. He has been arranging, producing music and writing lyrics for IRIB local TV in Shiraz. He is interested in singing as well as playing instrumental music.
He has won a number of awards including the 1st Prize in music section of Javane Radio festival of IRIB youth radio
Bilal Ahmed is involved with direction and performing arts for quite some time. He has a passion for singing.
He has written three books (Poetic verses), plays and has composed Songs for various National and International events. He has been promoting peace and awareness through his music.
He has a number of unpublished works on various subjects and is looking for a right platform.
Mihindukulasooriya Porestus Ramal Surendra Perera, AKA Surendra Perera has become an overnight sensation after the highly acclaimed “Sirasa Super Stars” Season 2 – A reality show for Sri Lankan talent equal to International “American Idol” reality show.
A junior staff member at the local town council at Chillaw, a Beach town 80 km north to the capital city Colombo turned in to one of the most popular singer of the country, The song “Wehi Pabalu Salee” will be the turning point of his music carrier. The song will position him in a favourable position the industry.
His never dying attitude to create good music by singing his best and the thursty to be a singing sensation not only in Sri Lanka but even outside the country has made MBC Networks(Pvt)Ltd support his efforts in providing a song. The song which is entered into the ABU Song Festival.
Chu Manh Cuong graduated from the Traditional Theatre Faculty of Hanoi Academy of Theatre and Cinema. Born in 1987, he was amazingly keen on listening to music programs over the radio since his very childhood. In particular liked traditional cultural performances. His love towards music urged him to practice and study professionally to become a folk singer.
ABU Radio Song Festival is the first competition in his singing career. This would surely give him a precious chance to expose his talent and passion to the world. Performing on an international stage will be also a chance for him to meet international singers to learn and share music experiences
Jazz Hayat first started his singing career when he joined a singing competition organised by one of the radio stations in Brunei. He only made it into the semi final.
Since then, singing has been his passion and he has also been doing cover videos in Youtube. He gained popularity through this particular social network by singing his original composition entitled “I Stalk Your Profile”. He has got more than 200, 000 viewers and this motivated him to record this song in the studio.
His first single “I Stalk Your Profile” hit the top radio charts in Brunei’s radio stations and he won the best song award in Pelangi Awards 2010 – 2011 organised by Pelangi FM, Brunei’s radio station.
‘BIMBLOTICA’ is a girls-only Music Band from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city, Kerala. The band consists of 5 college-mates who marked a star in the history of their Institution, Govt. College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram, one of the most famous Women’s colleges in Kerala.
As their first step, BIMBLOTICA did the theme song of WITS’12 (A 2-day Inter College Literary Fest 2012). The band had its launch performance in January, 2012, with the closing ceremony of WITS’12. The first public concert of the band happened on in March, 2012, on the stage of Vasantholsavam Youth Talent Show conducted by All India Radio, Thiruvananthapuram.
Being a rock and pop band, tries to co-relate different genres of music under the shades “We the good friends are here for music. It is our passion, dream and life”.
Anita John (keyboardist), Krishnakala (drummer), Charutha.S (guitarist), Niliya Venugopal (vocalist) and Gopika.J (vocalist) are the five melody girls of BIMBLOTICA.
Dorkas Waroy, a finalist from Jayapura has become the first lady winner of Radio Star at the National Level (BRTN) competition which was held in Manado in October 2011.
She said that she was happy and never expected that she would be the first winner for female category.
Dorkas was born in 1986. She has dedicated this award to her family, mother and father in Papua. Dorkas idolizes Edo Kondologit and Ruth Sahanaya.
At the grand final, Dorkas presented the song entitled “ Karna Ku Sanggup” (Because I am Able). This song was popularized by Agnes Monica.
Askat Musabekov is a nature lover from very early in his life. He was born in 1985 and developed interest in folk music from a very young age and started playing Komuz. After finishing his schooling, he joined the National Philarmony named Toktogul Satylganov for 2 years. In 2005, he joined Kyrgyz National Conservatory where his love for folklore became a passion.
During his training course, he sang many songs of great Kyrgyz composers like M.Baetov.
He finished his formal training in 2010. He is deeply involved in creating and composing new songs to bring freshness in Kyrgyz art.During his training Askat Musabekov participated in many international festivals and won a number of awards. In 2005 the “Koshoi Korgon” and “Shabyt”. In 2010 “Yssyk kol 2010″ grand prix award.
Danielle Blakey is an Australian based singer songwriter – her style is a blend of LA pop with a pure organic acoustic sound, together with a catchy commercial sensibility.
Danielle was the winner of the POP award at the 2011 NA2R (New Artists to Radio) with her track ‘Fearless’,
and was also a finalist in the 2011 APRA PDA (Professional Development Awards). Her single ‘Fearless’ was the 2nd most added track to Australian radio in December 2011.
Blakey was named as one of 12 new acts to watch in 2012 (news.com.au)
Sammy Ray Jones is a solo artist with a cool sound reflecting the deserts and oceans that he wanders bringing about a connection with human kind.
He plays reggae/pop music and counts his major musical influences as Bob Dylan, Elvis and Bob Marley. Sammy enjoys performing around Australia and the Pacific.
Dechen Wangmo was born in 1989 in Thimphu, Bhutan.
She is a solo artist. Her music is influenced by Jazz and Blues .
Her original composition entitled “Black as Snow” was played on Centennial Radio, Bhutan and got very good response from the listeners.
She plays and leads the music at her local church. Dechen continues to make a niche for her unique style and songs (often with strong messages) in her country.
Rando Sembiring, aged 23, is an Indonesian pop singer, graduated from a university in Sumatra. Earlier he has faced difficulties in achieving the success in singing as he spent more time in finishing his studies during 2009 and 2010.
“I am so happy, for me when there is a will there will be a way,” His dream came true when he won the Radio Song Festival in 2011 for male category, as a representative from Pekanbaru.
As the winner of Honda Idol 2010, he is never tired of practicing to sing. He learns the rhymes of the song “Tetap Mengerti” (Still Understand) by Kerispatih, and “Jaga Selalu Hatimu” ( Always Take Care Your Heart), by Seventen.
Sabhi Sadhi was born in 1984 in Sandakan, Sabah, East Malaysia. His involvement in the entertainment world began as a dancer with a hip hop group Edsco in 2006.
He recorded his first single entitled, “Sayang Giler” His song entitled, ‘Waktu’ came out first in the Song Writing Competition organised by RTM .
Alfred Teo Choon Hua, the composer for the winning song “Waktu” or ‘time’ has been composing and writing songs for almost 10 years. He had participated in several international and local writing competitions.
He has produced five songs, including “Waktu”. All his previous compositions have been in Mandarin.
This is his first attempt to write a song in the Malay language.
Jae Ang, 30, entered the Finals of the Singapore Selection Round with three compositions. Without backup vocals, instruments or complicated arrangements, he impressed the judges with his simple yet penetrating music and lyrics, earning him his ticket to Korea.
“If there is one thing I wish I could do all my life, that will be to travel and perform my songs on as many stages as I can get on. Songwriting is an escape into a world where I can connect with my soul, where my thoughts and music resonate as one. Good lyrics can tell a story and great melodies can speak straight to the heart, and I hope to achieve that with my compositions.” – Jae Ang
Afrodino, meaning a dinosaur with the afro hairstyle, is a pop band with 3 male members.
Ji Seok Kim is the main vocalist and plays the guitar. He also composes and writes for the band. Gahng Hyeok Choi plays the bass and guitar while Jung Hwan Lee plays the drums.
They want to write and sing songs that are unique and different in style, yet through which they can still reach out and communicate with people.
Sonam Tshewang is a solo artist. He grew up listening to Radio. He has a great passion for singing and joined Centennial Radio in Bhutan.
He gained popularity through singing on radio and by hosting the show known as Ngyenpai Luyang (name of the show where listeners can participate to sing on radio).
ABU Radio Song Festival is the first competition in his singing career.
Luisa Bainimua Serevi Started singing at the age of 11. She composed the first song at the age of 16 representing her school at Young Musos Music Competion. She acclaimed 6th placee at the completion.
In 2008 she represented Lean Memorial School and was awarded best musical band by moving upto 4th place.
Recently Luisa Bainimua Serevi won the MDG’S Go Live concert(2012, scooping two awards- the first and the best english song.
Mohsen Nafar was born in 1960 in Tehran. He began to study music since 12 years old in Iranian Music Academy and greatly enjoyed of some famous masters of traditional Iranian music. He continued his study in Tehran Fine Art University in 1978. Due to his love to Tar music instrument, he spent all his time in learning.
The results of his effort is distribution of several music albums such as ”Vasle Mastan”, ”shamso zoha”, ”Baghe Arghavan”, ”Yade yar”. Currently, Mohsen Nafar is teaching music in the music universities of the country.
Mathur Lakshmi Keshava is a school teacher in Banglore. He is an amateur singer and composer. He has passion for music and its propagation. He teaches at Vani Kala Kendra which is the cultural wing of the school.
He composes and conducts music for the group. The members of this group are amateur and nonprofessional artistes. They are either the students or alumni of the school.
The group consists of Chetana Kumar, Mahalaxmi D. Hegde, Kavya Phalachandra, Ashwin Sharma and Nirup Kaushik M.
Heidar & Shokrollah Sepahvand are two brothers who were born in a rural but culturally rich family in a village of Lorestan province of Iran. They were interested to learn playing the local music instruments from their childhood. However they have not been trained for playing the music instruments in an academy. They learned the technique from their father and family. They have won several prizes in different Iranian music festivals.
The results of their efforts are several fine Lory music albums which are favored by the interested people for Iranian folk music.
Nabi Rezazadeh was born into a rural family in a small Village of Lorestan province. His father worked as a farmer to support his family. Nabi would eventually follow in his father’s footsteps by working as a farmer while interested to learn playing the local music instruments. He attended elementary and high school and it was while attending school that he met his friend, Shokrollah Sepahvand and started learning playing hornpipe a local music instrument. Growing up, Nabi became of big fan of the Lory music, too, and worked as one of the members of the Lory music groupe.