Mizz Nina

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Mizz Nina
Birth name Shazrina binti Azman
Born (1980-07-01) 1 July 1980 (age 34)
Origin Malaysia
Genres R&B, Dance-pop, Electropop, Pop, Hip Hop
Occupations Musician
Instruments Drum,Piano
Years active 1999–present
Labels Warner Music
Associated acts Teh Tarik Crew, Colby O'Donis, Flo Rida, Planet Asia, Theo Martins, Jay Park
Website http://www.mizznina.com/

Shazrina binti Azman (born 1 July 1980), professionally known as Mizz Nina, is a Malaysian singer-songwriter. She performs songs in English and Malay, which includes Malaysian and international collaborations.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Mizz Nina is married to Noh Salleh, vocalist for the band Hujan.[2] Their wedding was held at Mizz Nina's family residence near Ukay Heights, Ampang on her birthday, July 1, 2011.[2] She is the daughter of Tan Sri Dato' Azman Hashim, the Chairman of AmBank Group.She performed the pilgrimage with her husband and family in 2013. News about her wearing hijab after she returned from Makkah performing the pilgrimage surprising variety of media as before she came up with an image that is sexy, western and urban.

Music career[edit]

Teh Tarik Crew (1999-2007)[edit]

In 1997, she formed First Born Troopz with Fiquetional, with whom she would later co-found the seminal Malaysian hip-hop group, the Teh Tarik Crew [3] in 1999. It was with TTC that her musical career truly took off, with two AIM nominations in 2002 for the group’s full-length album How’s The Level?. By 2004, Mizz Nina had two more AIM nominations, this time for Teh Tarik Crew’s sophomore album, What’s Next?.[4] They later disbanded in 2007 to pursue solo careers.

Solo Music Career[edit]

In July 2010, she released her first solo album, What You Waiting For.[4] She has collaborated with 3 international singers such as Theo Martins on the song "Let Me C U Get It", Colby O' Donis on "What You Waiting For" and Grammy nominee Planet Asia on the song "Hope".

Mizz Nina had teamed up with the American rapper Flo Rida on a song called "Takeover".[5] The music video was filmed in Miami. When it was released, the music video earned 1,505,221 views on YouTube.

In February 2012, she released a new single called "With You". A lyric video of the song was released onto YouTube, which had earned over 6,000 views on the debut week and reached 40 000 views within 3 weeks.

On 26 May 2012, she released her 2nd solo album called Takeover.

On 4 September 2012, she released her latest single called "Summer Burning"[6] which was produced by DJ Poet Name Life[7] and written by Jamie Munson, Lucy McIntosh and Mizz Nina herself.[8]

In February 2013, Mizz Nina released a single, Around The World featuring Korean-American superstar, Jay Park. The single was produced by Cha Cha Malone. On 26 March 2013, she released the music video for Around The World featuring Jay Park on her official YouTube channel, mizznina1780. The music video was filmed in December 2012 in Korea with Jay Park. The CD single for Around The World will be given free to customers who purchase anything at her Mizz Demeanor shop.[9]

Tour[edit]

On December 2010, Mizz Nina is touring to Sri Lanka, India to promote her greatest hit "What You Waiting For" .[10]

Dec 14, 2010

  1. Prime TV Sri Lanka
  2. Yes FM
  3. Hitz fm
  4. MTV planet Plus

Dec 15, 2010

  1. Kiss FM
  2. ETV (Sri Lanka)
  3. Sun FM
  4. Your FM

While touring in US to promote her new single with Flo Rida - Takeover in 2012, She had been given a great opportunities to hosting The MTV Iggy Show — Episode 12 live in Times Square,NYC to expose innocent bystanders to three fresh new artists (like herself) breaking out around the globe such as raw rock from Mexico’s Le Butcherettes, wavy hip-hop from American emcee Robert Raimon Roy, and the Swedish strains of First Aid Kit’s viral country.[11]

"I absolutely love MTV Iggy, the crew and my time spent shooting in the middle of Times Square, New York. An experience I will never forget! Everyone was really nice, they made me feel ultra comfortable and I had so much fun being VJ for a day! Be sure to check it out ok?!" - Mizz Nina [12]

Concerts and Live Performances[edit]

Mizz Nina was invited to perform at many concert events such as MTV World Stage 2012, Watsons Music Festival 2012, Twin Towers Alive 2011 & 2013 & Bella Awards and Arthur's Day 2011. On December 1, 2011, she was one of the opening acts for Pitbull Live In Malaysia 2011. She also went to Melbourne in October 2012 to perform and launch her TakeOver album. On May 18, 2013, she hold her first concert here in Kuala Lumpur at the KL Live, Life Centre.

In January 2014, she announced that she will only sing for women audience.[13] This decision was made after she returned from her haj pilgrimage in November.

Fashion Label[edit]

Mizz Nina is also a fashion designer for her own women's fashion label called Mizz Demeanor[14][15] and Madeena Clothing( a Muslimah fashion label ).[16] In 2014, Mizz Nina organized a World Hijab Day workshop with MaDeena on 1 February at Amcorp Mall.

Production[edit]

Through her production company, Big Fish Entertaiment, Mizz Nina is producing a 13-episode children program, The Cici & Caca Show.[17]

Discography[edit]

Teh Tarik Crew[edit]

  • Are We Rap Stars Now EP (1999)
  • How’s The Level? Debut Album (2002) - (There are 2 editions of this album.[18] One Malaysia edition, released by "Teh Tarik Records", and the other, Singapore edition, released by Mouse Records.[19] There's no difference between both editions. Both edition's track listing is the same.[20][21])
  • What’s Next? (2004)

Studio Albums[edit]

  • What You Waiting For (released on 1 July 2010)

Album launched on 17 July 2010 at Zouk Mainroom, Zouk (club), KL from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. [GMT 08:00] . Special appearance by Colby O'Donis [22]

  • Takeover[23] (released on 26 May 2012)

Album launched on 26 May 2012 at Zouk Mainroom, Zouk (club), KL .Starting from 5:00 p.m [GMT 08:00].[24]

Singles[edit]

Music Videos[edit]

Music Videos
Year Song Title Music Video Director Shoot in Date uploaded to YouTube Views on YouTube
2010 What You Waiting For (featuring Colby O'Donis)[27] Scott McCullough Los Angeles 6 May 4,103,695 and rising
Kurnia (featuring Noh Salleh) Fadzly Tajuddin Malaysia 30 September 391,387 and rising
2012 Rentak Yang Sama [28] DJ Cza Malaysia 26 May 47,766 and rising
With You [29] Diffan Norman Sina Malaysia 28 June 309,245 and rising
Takeover (featuring Flo Rida)[30] Dale Resteghini (Raging Nation Films) Miami,Florida 8 August 1,065,040 and rising
Summer Burning (featuring DJ Poet)[31] Amaro Shake [Ten71 Productions] Malaysia 27 September 136,986 and rising
2013 Around The World (featuring Jay Park)[32] Nam-il Cho Seoul,Korea 25 March 1,178,521 and rising

Mizz Nina has been removed With You MV, What You Waiting For MV and Summer Burning MV in early February 2014 from her official YouTube channel.[33] The views count from the same video from Yaniz Merican's YouTube channel [34]

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Anugerah Industri Muzik (Music Industry Awards)

Anugerah Industri Muzik (or AIM) (literal English translation: Music Industry Awards), is an annual event similar to Grammy Awards which recognized Malaysia's finest artists.[35][36] The year indicates the ceremony year, awarding the previous years' works.

Anugerah Industri Muzik Malaysia (AIM)
Year Category Nominated Work(s) Album Result Ref.
2012 (AIM19) The Best Album Cover "Kulit Album Terbaik in Malay" TAKEOVER's Album Cover Takeover Won [37][38][39]
Touring Artist Award "Anugerah Kembara in Malay" Takeover Tour Takeover Won
Best Hip Hop Song "Lagu Hip Hop Terbaik in Malay" Just You and Me Takeover Nominated
Shout! Awards

The Shout! Awards is an entertainment award show created to celebrate the Malaysian entertainment scene which is said has rapidly developed. The award recognizes people of music, television, film and radio industry as well as the entertainment industry as a whole.

Shout! Awards
Year Category Nominated Work(s) Result
2010 Popstar Award (Pop Awards) Nominated
Flava Award (Hip Hop / R&B Awards) Won
Break Out Award (Best New Act) Nominated
Hot Chick Award Nominated
2012 Flava Award (Hip Hop / R&B Awards) Nominated
Music Video Award (Best Music Video) With You Won
2013 Music Video Award (Best Music Video) Around The World (featuring Jay Park) Nominated
Flava Award (Hip Hop / R&B Awards) Won
Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian (Berita Harian's Most Popular Star Awards)

Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian (or ABPBH) (literal English translation: Berita Harian's Most Popular Star Awards), is an award ceremony that recognizes the most popular artistes of the year. The award is a yearly ceremony organized by one of Malaysia's newspapers, Berita Harian with results entirely based on votes cast by readers. Yuna has received five nominations and won three awards.[40][41][42]

Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian (ABPBH)
Year Category Results
2013 (ABPBH 23) Artis Wanita Stailo Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mizz Nina and Noh to tie the knot
  2. ^ a b Abd Majid, Noorsila (17 November 2010). "Mizz Nina and Noh to tie the knot". Malaysian Star. Archived from the original on 17 October 2011. 
  3. ^ mtv Asia
  4. ^ a b http://www.mizznina.com/profile/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ Mizz Nina unleashes new single ‘Takeover’ with Flo Rida
  6. ^ iTunes - Music - Summer Burning - Single - Mizz Nina
  7. ^ [COMING SOON] SUMMER BURNING Produced by DJ Poet Name Life
  8. ^ Mizz Nina - Summer Burning
  9. ^ "Mizz Nina and Jay Park sizzle on new single ‘Around The World’". MSN Malaysia. 26 February 2013. 
  10. ^ http://www.mizznina.com/dates/what-you-waiting-for-sri-lanka-promo-tour-2/ "What You Waiting For" Sri Lanka Promo Tour
  11. ^ http://www.mtviggy.com/videos/the-mtv-iggy-show-episode-12/ The MTV Iggy Show — Episode 12
  12. ^ http://www.mizznina.com/press/mtv-iggy-at-times-square-nyc/ MTV Iggy at Times Square , NYC
  13. ^ http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2014/01/27/Mizz-Nina-will-only-sing-for-female-audience-now/ Mizz Nina will only sing for female audience now
  14. ^ Interview with Mizz Nina.
  15. ^ Official site
  16. ^ https://www.facebook.com/MadeenaMy Madeena Official Facebook Page
  17. ^ Mizz Nina Lebih Gembira, Tenang
  18. ^ How's the Level by Teh Tarik Crew
  19. ^ How's the Level (Singapore Edition) by Teh Tarik Crew, Mouse Records
  20. ^ How's the Level (Malaysia Edition) Tracklist, MusicBrainz.com
  21. ^ How's the Level (Singapore Edition) Tracklist, MusicBrainz.com
  22. ^ http://www.mizznina.com/dates/what-you-waiting-for-album-launch-is-going-down-2/ "What You Waiting For" Album Launch!
  23. ^ iTunes - Takeover album - Mizz Nina
  24. ^ http://www.mizznina.com/dates/mizznina-takeover-album-launch/ MizzNina "Takeover" Album Launch
  25. ^ iTunes - Takeover (feat. Flo Rida) - single - Mizz Nina
  26. ^ iTunes - Around The World (feat. Jay Park) - single - Mizz Nina
  27. ^ Mizz Nina feat. Colby O'Donis - What You Waiting For [Official Music Video]
  28. ^ Mizz Nina - Rentak Yang Sama [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]
  29. ^ Mizz Nina - With You [Official Music Video]
  30. ^ Mizz Nina feat. Flo Rida TAKEOVER (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)
  31. ^ Mizz Nina - Summer Burning
  32. ^ Mizz Nina feat. Jay Park - Around The World (Official Music Video)
  33. ^ http://www.youtube.com/mizznina1780 Mizz Nina's Official YouTube
  34. ^ http://www.youtube.com/user/ymericanchannel Yaniz Merican
  35. ^ "About RIM". Rim.org.my. 24 October 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2013. 
  36. ^ Suraya al-Attas (13 December 1993). "Countdown to local Grammys". New Straits Times (New Straits Times Press). p. 27. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  37. ^ http://www.ohbulan.com/aim-19-senarai-penuh-pemenang-anugerah-industri-muzik-ke-19/ AIM 19: Senarai Penuh Pemenang Anugerah Industri Muzik Ke-19
  38. ^ http://www.redcarpet.net.my/2012/11/aim19-honours-shila-amzah-mizz-nina-jaclyn-victor-alleycats/ AIM19 honours Shila Amzah, Mizz Nina, Jaclyn Victor & Alleycats
  39. ^ https://ms.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anugerah_Industri_Muzik_ke-19 Anugerah Industri Muzik ke-19 wikipedia
  40. ^ "Siti Nurhaliza makes it No. 7.". New Straits Times. 5 April 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  41. ^ Dennis Chua (August 4, 2011). "Newcomers win big at ABPBH". New Straits Times Press. Retrieved 2013-08-19. 

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