|Birth name||Siti Adira Suhaimi|
September 19, 1991 |
Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia
|Labels||Astro Entertainment Sdn Bhd (AESB)|
Siti Adira Suhaimi (born September 19, 1991), known widely by her stage name Adira, is a Malaysian singer. She is the runner-up of the eighth season of Astro's television reality program, Akademi Fantasia. She also known as Queen of Soundtrack.
During her school years, she was a part of the Nasyid group of her school, and also represented her school in a poetry and song reciting competition. She won first place in a singing competition in a Pesta Kobis Festival, held in her hometown Kundasang each year.
At age 19, she auditioned for the Astro reality show, Akademi Fantasia (season 8), along with her sister, Ema. They managed to enter the show, becoming the first pair of siblings to enter Astro. However, on the second week, her sister was eliminated. She managed to remain in the show, throughout ten weeks, and in the finale, she resulted as a runner-up with 25.13% votes.
In the show's 8th season, Adira was the shortest student, with a height of 4'9" (150 cm), and is also the student that was never on the bottom two.
Song performances on Akademi Fantasia
|Week||Instructed Songs||Original Artist||Result #|
|1||"Bertemu di Kalbu"||Jaclyn Victor||5|
|2||"Ku Percaya Ada Cinta"||Datuk Siti Nurhaliza||4|
|5||"Seri Mersing"||Sharifah Aini||4|
|6||"My All"||Mariah Carey||1|
|Finale||"Tiru Macam Saya"
"Ku Ada Kamu"
Post AF: Career
2010-present: Ku Ada Kamu
Adira's coronation song "Ku Ada Kamu" was released as a promotional single via the compilation album "Hitz AF8", featuring songs by the contestants of Akademi Fantasia 8. The song was a massive hit in Malaysia, topping several radio charts, such as Carta Hot FM 30, Carta Muzik Muzik and Carta Suria FM. It became a top 5 hit in Carta Muzik FM and Carta Era, at No.2 and No.5. A music video of the song was released about a few days after the finale concert of the eight season of Akademi Fantasia.
In December 2010, the song was announced as one of the songs that managed to enter the Anugerah Juara Lagu, a Malaysian annual award show to honor the best songs in the local entertainment industry. She performed the song on the award show, held on Stadium Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur on January 9, 2011.
Following her success after Akademi Fantasia, Adira became the spokesperson for Innershine Pati Prun along with her sister, Ema. She made her acting debut in Lawaknya Fantasia Raya, a comedy television movie starring alongside Rozita Che Wan and Dato' Aziz Sattar.
In the same year, she sang the theme song of Astro Citra's "Dendam Kesuma", "Kesuma" and "Ilusi" which served as the theme song of the comedy series Awan Dania, in the third season, which is also Adira's favorite TV series. She also voiced the Malaysian versions of Spider-Man and The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, as Mary Jane and Lavagirl, respectively.
|2010||Spider-Man||Mary Jane||Voice over; Malaysian version|
|The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl||Lavagirl||Voice-over; Malaysian version|
|2010||Akademi Fantasia Season 8||Herself||Reality programme; runner-up|
|Dari Studio bersama Adira||Herself||Music show|
|Lawaknya Fantasia Raya||Adira||Television movie; supporting role|
|2012||Tiara||Tiara||Television movie; main role with Singapore singer and actor Aliff Aziz|
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions||Album|
|Carta ERA 40||Hot FM 30||Muzik Muzik|
|2010||"Ku Ada Kamu"||1||1||1||Hits AF8|
|"Ilusi"||1||1||1||Awan Dania 3 OST|
|2011||"Ombak Rindu (with Hafiz)"||1||1||1||Ombak Rindu OST|
|2012||"Keajaiban Cinta (with Aliff Aziz)"||-||4||-||Tiara OST|
|2013||"Ratuku 2013 (with Awie)"||-||-||-||Sehangat Asmara OST|
|"Dewi Cinta"||-||-||1||Dewi Cinta (Single)|
|2014||"Ruhi Kasih"||-||-||-||Single 2014|
Original Soundtrack (OST)
Her best achievement so far is as Singer of Malaysian film, drama or TV programs Soundtracks.
|2010||Kesuma||Dendam Kesuma||herself||A slot "Suatu Ketika" in Astro Citra (drama 8 episodes)|
|Mari Menari||Mari Menari||with Hafiz||A dance reality entertainment program|
|2011||Ilusi||Awan Dania (season 3)||herself||This song also the second single after Ku Ada Kamu|
|Saya Anak Malaysia||MyMusic Indiepretasi project||with Aizat, Altimet, Azlan and The Typewriter, Hafiz, Fina, Najwa Mahiadin, Phoebe, Mei Yan, Jason, Aanantha)||-|
|La La La||Elly & Epit||with Akim Ahmad||Comedy drama in Astro Ceria|
|Ombak Rindu||Ombak Rindu||herself & with Hafiz||Malaysian Box Office film 2011/12|
|Lara Lagi||Ombak Rindu||herself||Second single in Ombak Rindu OST|
|2012||Sampaikan Salam Cintaku||Sampaikan Salam Cintaku||herself||-|
|Merisik Khabar||Aku Sudirman - Suatu Interpretasi||herself||Her cover for the programs|
|Erti Kawan||Memberku Hawa||herself||A drama in TV3 and Astro Ria|
|Juwita (Mana Hilangnya?)||Mana Hilangnya Juwita?||with Monoloque and Hazama||A Mysterious & controversy drama in Astro Ria|
|2013||Dewi Cinta||Dewi Cinta||herself||The movie started filming in 2012|
|Keajaiban Cinta||Tiara||with Aliff Aziz||A TV drama and she play as a main role with Singapore singer and actor Aliff Aziz|
|Cinta||Lagenda Budak Setan 2 : Katerina||herself||-|
|Primadona||Primadona||herself||A sensation show hosted by Erra Fazira, Rozita Che Wan, Ziela Jalil and Raja Azura|
|Raikan MAHA||MAHA International||herself||OST for Malaysia Agriculture, Horticulture & Agrotourism International (MAHA) campaign|
|Ratuku (2013)||Sehangat Asmara||with Awie||OST for Sehangat Asmara in Mustika HD|
|2010||"Ku Ada Kamu"||3:52|
|"Ilusi (Awan Dania 3 OST)"||3:16|
|"Hari Yang Ku Nanti" (with Dina Nadzir and Hazama)||3:39|
|"La La La" (with Akim)||3:03|
|"Ombak Rindu" (with Hafiz)||3:44|
|"Aidilfitri Yang Mulia (with Dj's Era fm)"||2:57|
|"Sampaikan Salam Cintaku"||3:51|
|"Juwita (Mana Hilangnya?) (with Monoloque and Hazama)"||5:00|
|"Keajaiban Cinta (with Aliff Aziz)"||4:23|
|2013||"Ratuku 2013 (with Awie)"||4:53|
Awards and Nominations
|2010||25th Anugerah Juara Lagu||Candidate "(Ku Ada Kamu)"||Nominated|
|24th Bintang Popular Berita Harian Awards ||Most Popular Female Singer||Nominated|
|Most Popular Female New Artist||Nominated|
|2011||Anugerah Pilihan Pembaca Media Hiburan||Promising Award||Nominated|
|25th Bintang Popular Berita Harian Awards||Most Popular Female Singer||Nominated|
|Most Popular Female Artist Online||Nominated|
|2012||Blockbuster Awards||Best Theme Song "(Ombak Rindu with Hafiz)"||Won|
|12th Anugerah Planet Muzik||Best Song "(Ombak Rindu with Hafiz)"||Nominated|
|Most Popular Regional Songs "(Ombak Rindu with Hafiz)"||Nominated|
|27th Anugerah Juara Lagu||"(Ombak Rindu with Hafiz)"||Won
|25th Malaysia Film Festival||Best Theme Songs "(Ombak Rindu with Hafiz)"||Won|
|26th Bintang Popular Berita Harian Awards||Most Popular Female Singer||Nominated|
|Most Popular Duo / Group Singer "(with Hafiz)"||Nominated|
|Stailo Female Artists||Nominated|
|Influential Artists on Social Media||Nominated|
|Best on Screen Chemistry "(with Hafiz)"||Nominated|
|Best on Screen Chemistry "(with Shahir)"||Nominated|
|Best on Screen Chemistry "(with Aliff Aziz)"||Nominated|
|Most Popular Asian Artist||Nominated|
|2013||Anugerah Planet Muzik||Best Collaboration "(with Aliff Aziz)"||Nominated|
|Shout! Awards||Power Vocal Award||Nominated|
|Anugerah Industri Muzik||Best Vocal Performance in Song (Female) "(Dewi Cinta)"||Nominated|
|Best Pop Song "(Sekadar Mimpi)"||Nominated|