Ruth Sahanaya

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Ruth Sahanaya
Genres Pop, R&B, soul, classic
Occupations 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 1 September 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.