Preap Sovath

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Preap Sovath
Preap Sovath at the 4th Kep Trade Fair Concert on December 27 2011.JPG
Background information
Born (1975-05-25) May 25, 1975 (age 39)
Kandal, Cambodia
Genres Cambodian Music (various genres of music)
Occupation(s) Singer, Actor
Years active 1992-present
Labels Rasmey Hang Meas Production

Preap Sovath (Khmer: ព្រាប សុវត្ថិ; born May 25, 1975) is a singer in Cambodia.[1] He records for Cambodian production company Rasmey Hang Meas.

Preap Sovath performs the style of music known as "Khmer Karaoke", the name derives from the fact that most sales are of VCDs rather than CDs and all VCD film clips come with karaoke-style subtitled lyrics.

Preap Sovath generally eschews strictly traditional Khmer songs and musical styles, instead his music is modern style for Cambodia's youth. He performs on many televised anthology-style live concert programmes and holds residencies at Phnom Penh's nightclubs. He has also released a compilation album Do Re Mi with Kim Leakhena.

Live performances[edit]

Best of the Best: Live Concert is a concert performed annually since 2004 at Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium by Cambodian singers including Raksmey Hang Meas and Preap Sovath. The concert is free to the public; the sales of the DVD or CD cover the costs.

MTV EXIT Concert Preap Sovath took part in MTV EXIT Concert in Phnom Penh on December 12, 2008. The concert is part of a campaign to raise awareness to end exploitation and human trafficking in Asia.

He and his coworkers performed "Best of the Best 2012" on 14 February 2012 at Koh Pich's Concert Hall.

Current Life[edit]

Preap Sovath was the top singer in Cambodia in 2000. His work is famous in Cambodian communities abroad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ray, Nick; Bloom, Greg; Robinson, Daniel. Cambodia. Lonely Planet. p. 54. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 

External links[edit]

  • Rasmey Hang Meas Production's Website [1]
  • Preap Sovath's Profile (under construction)[2]
  • Preap Sovath's Profile - Angkorthom [3]