Juggy D

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Juggy D
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Juggy D performing in Oxford
Background information
Birth name Jagwinder Singh Dhaliwal
Also known as Juggy D
Born (1981-11-19) November 19, 1981 (age 32)
Origin Southall, London, UK
Genres Bhangra, Punjabi, Pop
Years active 2004–present
Labels Rishi Rich Productions

Jagwinder Singh Dhaliwal, better known by his stage name, Juggy D, (born 19 November 1981) is a British Indian singer from Southall, London, England.

Music[edit]

Juggy D has been performing since the age of 14.[citation needed] He made his breakthrough alongside Jay Sean.[citation needed] Juggy D has also appeared on numerous crossover singles with musicians such as Madonna, Ricky Martin, Mary J. Blige and Craig David.

Juggy D has collaborated with Veronica Mehta and Rishi Rich in the Bollywood movie Hum Tum. He, Mehta, and Jay Sean also have guest appearances in the Hindi film Kyaa Kool Hai Hum. They sing the Jay Sean song "One Night," featuring added vocals from Veronica. He also is one of the first people to experiment with Bhangraton.[citation needed] Juggy D's debut album, Juggy D, was released in 2004 and became the first Punjabi language album to enter the UK national charts.[citation needed] A version of the song "Sohniye" from the album is also featured in the 2004 Bollywood film Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart.

Juggy D's single "Come Closer" features the guest vocals of Jin Au-Yeung, a Chinese American rapper from the Ruff Ryders stable.

Juggy D collaborated with Bhangra group, DCS on the song "Oh Jaan Meri Yah", which can be found on DCS's album, Desi Culture Shock. He has also collaborated with Timbaland and made an unreleased track called "Cop That Shit."[citation needed] He has performed at South Florida's India Fest 07.

In 2006, Juggy D won "Best Act" at the UK Asian Music Awards.[1]

Film work[edit]

In 2006, Juggy D, made a cameo appearance in the Britflick Cash and Curry playing a drug dealer named Jimmy.

In 2005, Juggy D made a cameo appearance in the Bollywood movie Kyaa Kool Hai Hum along with Veronica Mehta, Jay Sean and Rishi Rich. They performed the song "Dil Mera (One Night)".

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Juggy D (2004) - UK #70[2]
  • Juggy D 2: Punjabi Rockstar (2011)
  • Juggy D 2: English Khana (2013)

Singles[edit]

Film soundtracks[edit]

Cameo appearances[edit]

  • "Nahin Tere Jeha Hor Disda" (2002), by Rishi Rich
  • "Me Against Myself" (2004), by Jay Sean
  • "Eyes on You" (2004), by Jay Sean feat. Rishi Rich

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Desi hits the UK AMA's - London 2006 - on desihits.com". desihits.com. January 1, 2007. Retrieved 24 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 131. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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