International singer, songwriter and composer Asha Sing, who is the first Indian American to be listed on the US Billboard charts, will be singing and dancing along with her team at the ATA main stage on July 3 and 4 evening. The Miami bred pop artist with Telugu origin will croon her first Telugu/English fusion song on this occasion.
Asha Sing is breaking the strerotype of an independent artist when her debut single landed at the No. 7 spot on Billboard's Hot Single Sales. This summer, she is ready to do it again with her next single called 'Satellite' releasing soon.
She embraced opportunities to refine her talent throughout high school. She received recognition when she competed at the world famous Apollo Theater Amateur Talent Competition in Harlem, NY. She placed second by taking a daring step to perform Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" and was crowned a winner. This gained Asha attention from numerous media outlets, including the Miami Herald and the South Asian Times.
Her success also caught the attention of the Carson Adler Casting Agency in New York, which she signed to immediately following her performance. During the summer of 2010, Asha received the opportunity to be a back-up dancer and singer for Shakira at the Premios Juvented 2010 in Miami, FL. Continue to read more in the slideshow.
Asha Sing's Performance With Shakira
In addition to the thousands in attendance, thousands more saw the performance of Shakira's World Cup hit "Waka Waka" on Univision. Being on stage with Shakira and experiencing how her cultural background influenced the music was a life-changing experience for Asha.
Asha Sing's Vision To Bring Indian Culture To USA
After this performance, Asha Sing quickly began to formulate her vision of bringing Indian culture to America. This fusion of music came together when she met producer Paul Ebersold.
Asha Sing's Association With Paul Ebersold
Asha Sing and Paul Ebersold worked together at Studio Kitchen in Nashville, TN to create four tracks to reflect this vision. She released her first single Mercy on August 13, 2013.
Asha Sing's Debut Single Release
Her first single debuted at the No. 7 spot on Billboard's Hot Single Sales Chart along with a music video to 'Mercy (Daniel Simmons Remix)'.
Asha Sing's Collaboration With CA Dance Company
The music video of 'Mercy Remix' is creating a lot of buzz online. Asha Sing collaborated with California dance company Bollywood America to create a fun summer anthem visual.
Mercy Remix Creates Buzz On Vevo
The music video of 'Mercy Remix' was not only picked up by Vevo but has also been viewed over 400,000 times! The video is spreading like rapid fire with its infectious beat, sassy message, and catchy dub-step feel.
Asha Sing Is A Part Of BMI
This multi talented young American with roots in India is now a part of the BMI family along with fellow South Asian Artists AR Rehman and Jay Sean, as she works to establish herself in the songwriting community.
Asha Sing's New Single 'Lose Control'
Asha recently was able to exercise her songwriting chops while working with Daddy Yankee to write his recently released single 'Lose Control' featuring Emelee. The song was featured on MTV's new show Washington Heights as well as on VH1's Hit The Floor.
Asha Sing's Graduation In Music
Asha Sing has graduated this past May from the prestigious Frost School of Music from the University of Miami and is now pursuing music as a full time career.
Asha Sing's Incredible Start
Asha Sing is off to an incredible start and is sure to make waves as an aspiring artist as she introduces fans to the two worlds she grew up in.