QB (singer)

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QB
Birth name Quratulain Balouch
قراۃ العین بلوچ
Born (1988-03-04) March 4, 1988 (age 26)
Multan, Pakistan
Origin Pakistan
Genres Pop, Progressive rock, Folk, Classical
Occupations Singer, Musician, Composer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2011–present
Associated acts Jal Band, Coke Studio, Qayaas, Shiraz Uppal
Website qbalouch.com


Quratulain Balouch (Urdu: قراۃ العین بلوچ‎), better known by her stage name QB, is a Pakistani female singer, musician and composer.[1] Quratulain was born in Multan to Ghulam Abbas, a senior army officer in the Pakistan Army and Sumera Iqbal, a mortgage loan officer. In 1996, her parents were divorced. She has a brother and a sister and is the eldest out of the three. She currently resides in the United States of America.

Career[edit]

Baloch started her career with cover song Ankhian Nu Ren De was the starter for her career. Even though she had no classical training, she was heavily inspired by Sufi musicians, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Abida Parveen, and specially Reshma, among others. Her song "Panchi", which she recorded with Jal Band in Coke Studio, raised her profile. Balouch sung the title song Woh Humsafar Tha of one of the most popular dramas of Hum TV, Humsafar starring Fawad Afzal Khan, Mahira Khan and Naveen Waqar. She has won two Lux Style Award for song Woh Humsafar Tha from the serial Humsafar. In 2012, Quratulain Balouch performed at Philharmonic orchestra for the BBC Asian network Queens of Melody in London.

Discography[edit]

Year Song Note
2011 Ankhian Nu Ren De Cover Music Video
Woh Humsafar Tha Humsafars title song
2012 Ma e Ni Cover Music Video
Panchi duet with Jal Band in Coke Studio
"Dekha Na Tha" duet with Bilal Khan
"Roshan Sitara" Roshan Sitara's title song
2013 "Naina Tere" Mera Pehla Pyar's title song, sung with Shiraz Uppal
"Uss Paar" OST
"Mera Ishq" Original Track
  2014
"Peera"  || 2014 || With Khawar jawad


"Koi Labda" ||2014|| Ft. Symt
"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" ||2014||

Awards[edit]

Year Award Serial Song Category Result
2012 Lux Style Awards Humsafar "Woh Humsafar Tha" Best Singer Won
2012 Lux Style Awards Humsafar "Woh Humsafar Tha" Best Original Soundtrack Won
2013 Hum Award Humsafar "Woh Humsafar Tha" Honorary Phenomenal Serial Award Won
2013 Hum Award Roshan Sitara "Jab Se Roshan Sitara" Best Original Soundtrack Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Quratulain Balouch shines internationally". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 

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