Daphne Khoo

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Daphne Khoo
Daphne Khoo performing.jpg
Background information
Birth name Daphne Khoo Pheng Yi
Born (1987-01-22) 22 January 1987 (age 27)
Origin Singapore
Genres English pop
Years active 2004–present
Website www.daphnekhoomusic.virb.com

Daphne Khoo is a Singaporean singer.[1] She was a contestant in the first season of Singapore Idol, finishing up in fourth place (second runner up) during Asian Songs week. She was also host of Idol-On-Demand, an online programme for Singapore Idol. She was video-featured on Singapore youth TV station CTV. She was also one of the contestants in the television show The Dance Floor in the group Snaap!

Khoo was born in Perth, Australia, and moved to Singapore when she was eight, where she lived with her family. She has an older and a younger sister. She also studied in St. Margaret's Secondary School in Singapore

Daphne released her debut album in December 2007 titled "Desperate" featuring twelve tracks, one of which was contributed by Ling Jia Hao (Track 8 "Rescue"). She has released a few unofficial singles, and one for the Idol-based show, Shooting Stars. She was formerly the lead singer of West Grand Boulevard. She was a Mass Communications student at Ngee Ann Polytechnic's School of Film and Media Studies where she pursued a diploma. She completed her degree in communications at RMIT in 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.

In 2010, she began studying Songwriting at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and currently resides in Manhattan, New York. In early 2012, she was diagnosed with stage 1 of ovarian cancer but is coping well with its treatment.

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From Desperate:

  • 2012: Carry On
  • 2013: Rooftops
  • 2014: Wonderland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Joy of Two". Torque (SPH): 69. September 2006. ISSN 0218-7868. 

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