Sarantuya

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Sarantuya (Mongolian: Батмөнхийн Сарантуяа; born on April 20, 1970, Ulan Bator), known simply as Saraa, is a Mongolian mezzo soprano singer who has been a major figure in the pop music scene of the Mongol races since the late 1980s. She is still very popular among the Mongolian population as of the queen of the Mongolian pop music.[1] Saraa is the highest-selling Mongolian artist of all time. She has quite a number of hits under her name such as "Torson odriin bayar", "Bi jargaltai", "Argagui amrag" just to name a few.

Biography[edit]

Sarantuya's mother is of Yakut descent. Sarantuya started off singing in a small band called "Mungun Harandaa" (trans. Silver Pencil)

Personal life[edit]

Saraa is single and has two children: a son and a daughter. At some point, she got a lot of headlines by marrying a somewhat popular figure - Boldkhuyag, then Golomt Bank executive

Discography[edit]

Title Year
Зүүдний говь 1993
Инээмтгий хүн 1994
Аргагүй амраг 1996
Миний дуу (cassette) 1997
Эгэл сэтгэл 1998
Хайрын зөрлөг 2000
Тэгвэл хоёулаа (children`s songs) 2001
Saraa De Mооn 2002
Би жаргалтай — 2CD 2003
Шинэ жилийн аялгуу 2004
Өнөөдөр ирсэн дурлал 2007
Төрсөн өдрийн аялгуу 2009

Awards[edit]

Sarantuya, known as the "Pop Diva", was named the "Singer of the Century" - an unprecedented honour ever bestowed upon an artist in the country's history. She also received numerous awards one of which is "Best Artist" from Pentatonic, a mainstream music festival held annually.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Desert Rose.(Mongolian pop star, Sarantuya)". Asia Image. November 2000. Archived from the original on 2007-12-06. Retrieved 2008-02-15.