Ruth Sahanaya

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Ruth Sahanaya
Birth name Ruth Sahanaya
Born (1966-09-01) September 1, 1966 (age 48)
Genres Pop, R&B, soul, classic
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1987 - present
Labels Music Factory Indonesia (2012-present)
Nagaswara (2010-2012)
Sony Music Entertainment Indonesia (2002-2010)
Aquarius Musikindo (1987-2002)
Website http://www.ruthsahanaya.com/

Ruth Sahanaya (born September 1, 1966 in Bandung, West Java) is an Indonesian pop singer. She rose to fame in the late 1980s and is perhaps best known for her hit song "Kaulah Segalanya".[1] She has toured internationally, been the Indonesian representative at many music festivals, and has received multiple awards.[2] Having previously recorded under the Indonesian label PT Aquarius Musikindo, she signed with Sony Music in the early 2000s (decade).[3] She is currently one of the three members of a vocal group along with Titi DJ and Krisdayanti called 3 Diva. She is one of the many Christian Indonesian singers that are a part of Christian Gospel band True Worshippers.

Her 1999 album, Kasih, has sold more than 250,000 copies in Indonesia.[2]

She is married to Jeffry Waworuntu, who is also her manager.[3] She has two daughters.[4]

Discography[edit]

  • Seputih Kasih (1987)
  • Tak Kuduga (1989)
  • Kaulah Segalanya (1992)
  • Yang Terbaik (1994)
  • ...Uthe (1996)
  • Berserah Kepada Yesus (Gospel Album) (1997)
  • Kasih (1999)
  • Yang Kurindukan (Gospel) (2000)
  • Greatest Hits Ruth Sahanaya (2002)
  • Bicara Cinta (2003)
  • Jiwaku (2006)
  • Joyful Christmas (2007)
  • Giving My Best (Gospel) (2009)
  • Thankful (2010)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taib, Shuib (9 March 2005). "In the soul lane with Ruth", New Straits Times, p. 24.
  2. ^ a b Al-Attas, Suraya (April 24, 2000). "Ruth's a real gem of an artiste", New Straits Times, p. 3.
  3. ^ a b Mahidin, Jad (7 April 2003). "Stunning Ruth", The Malay Mail, p. 30.
  4. ^ Mahidin, Jad (7 June 2001). "Straight from the heart", The Malay Mail, p. 2.