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|Birth name||Wan Aishah binti Wan Ariffin|
|Born||3 January 1965|
Jempol, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
|Years active||1980s – current|
|Labels||CBS (1984–1996) |
Sony BMG (2004–2008)
Sony Music Entertainment Malaysia (1990–current)
|Associated acts||Aishah and The Fan Club|
Aishah first achieved stardom in New Zealand when her first album with her band Aishah and The Fan Club, Sensation, has raised its name as Malaysia's first successful female singer to the international stage and has even topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the song "Don't Let Me Fall Alone" in 1990. She joined the band while she was studying in New Zealand in the 1980s. After she was no longer with the Fan Club, Aishah returned to Malaysia while she was singing solo so she was appointed as one of the country's pop legendaries with a row of hit songs and best-selling albums. Aishah released 11 solo albums after leaving the Fan Club.
In 2010, Aishah made a comeback with stage shows and an album. Her songs and style of music changed from R&B to spiritual songs.
In 2011, she involved in politics by joining Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) and contested for the parliamentary seat in Jempol, Negeri Sembilan in the 2013 Malaysian general election, which she lost to Barisan Nasional candidate, former Menteri Besar Mohd Isa Abdul Samad with a majority of 8629 votes. Later she joined the PAS splinter group, National Trust Party (AMANAH) after its inception in 2015, a component of Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.
|2013||Wan Aishah Wan Ariffin (PAS)||22,495||41.95%||Mohd Isa Abdul Samad (UMNO)||31,124||58.05%||54,858||8,629||54,858%|
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