Asha Sing is an Indian/American pop singer. At the age of 16, she was offered a record deal. For any teenager, this opportunity would be a no brainer and would seize the chance. However to focus on her education to attend the University of Miami Frost School of Music, Asha’s decision was to turn down the offer. This was done in order to gain a better understanding of the industry as we all know the music industry is not the same as it was back then.
After college, Asha landed her first performance in the summer of 2010 as a backup dancer/singer for Shakira at the Premios Juventud in Miami, FL performing the World Cup song “Waka Waka”. This opportunity was the steeping stone needed to pave her was as a musician herself. Sing later released her first single “Mercy” which claimed No. 7 on Billboard’s Hot Hits Chart last year.
With releasing her music video for “Satellite”, Sing has visited a number of schools up and down the South Florida coast to inform students of her story of choosing an education first and how she set out to break the barrier between Indian and American pop music, blending them together and ridding it of stereotypes.
For the tracks recorded, Asha worked with Grammy-winning Producer Paul Ebersold at Studio Kitchen in Nashville. Mercy was the first track to be released on August 13th 2013, accompanied with a music video which you can watch here. Asha teamed up with California Dance Company Bollywood America to create the visual that has now been viewed over 500,000 times – on Vevo.
Asha recently was able to put her song-writing skills into more practise while working with Daddy Yankee to write his single “Lose Control” featuring Emelee. The song was featured on MTV’s show Washington Heights as well as on VH1’s Hit The Floor.
She even put her own jazzy spin on “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift, which she recently covered. You can check out the video above. Others covers include “Problem” by Ariana Grande and “Roar” by Katy Perry.
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