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Amar (singer)

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Name  Amar Dhanjal
Origin  Indian
Years active  1997–present
Instruments  Vocal

Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter
Genres  Hip Hop, Filmi
Labels  Sunset Entertainment
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Born  15 June 1982Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Amar (born Amar Dhanjal) is a British Indian singer signed to the independent label Sunset Entertainment Group. She is also the daughter of Mangal Singh (a well-known singer in the UK and globally known for his "Rail Gaddi" song). She is a singer and songwriter who writes her own material. She has a unique style of combining her Hindi vocals, lyrics, and melodies with western urban producers.

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Biography

Amar grew up in Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of the singer Mangal Singh who is famous for the song "Jaandi". Amar herself catapulted to fame as a young girl with her hit single Tu Hai Mera Sanam, a Hindi cover of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You", which has also been covered by Whitney Houston. In her teens she moved to London and discovered the Asian underground scene. She collaborated with Talvin Singh and features in the song "Jaan" on his 1997 album Anokha - Soundz of the Asian Underground. She appeared on the album I'm too sexy (1997), a compilation album of electronic mixed with Hindi-Pakistani sounds. Later, she was featured in the song "I'm so sexy" by Talvin Singh and she also delivers a solo called "Why am I so sexy".In 1999 she was featured in a duet with Cheb Khaled in the song "El Harba Wine" from Khaled's album Kenza. She also appeared in the music video as herself.

Awards

In 2010, Amar won "Best Female Act" at the UK Asian Music Awards (UK AMAs).

Albums

  • 1994: Mein Aur Tu
  • 2000: Outside
  • 2010: Show It Off
  • Singles

  • 2000: Sometimes (It Snows in April) No. 48
  • Appearance

  • "El Harba Wine" (2000) by Khaled featuring Amar on his album Kenza (1999)
  • Hindi-language cover of "I Will Always Love You" originally by Dolly Parton
  • "Sitam", Hindi-language cover of "The Power of Love" originally by Jennifer Rush, featured in the 2002 film Bend It Like Beckham
  • "Bombay" by Timbaland featuring Amar and Jim Beanz from the album Timbaland Presents Shock Value (2007)
  • Remixes of "Promiscuous" and "Maneater", singles released by Nelly Furtado's from her album Loose (2007)
  • "The Source of Secrets" by Mike Oldfield featuring Amar on his album Tubular Bells III (1998)
  • Additional sounds on Chris Cornell's "Take Me Alive" (2009)
  • Background vocals on Timbaland's "If We Ever Meet Again" (2009)
  • References

    Amar (singer) Wikipedia


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