Audy Item

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Audy Item
Birth name Paula Allodya Item
Born (1983-04-23) April 23, 1983 (age 33)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2001–present
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Vocals
Labels Sony BMG Indonesia
Associated acts

Paula Allodya Item, also known as Audy Item (born April 23, 1983) is an Indonesian singer. She is the third child of three siblings of a jazz musician, Jopie Item, and Evie Aquanthie Aziz. Her oldest brother, Stevie Item, is a guitarist in Andra and The BackBone. She is married to Iko Uwais and they have one daughter.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

2002–2004: 18 and 20-02[edit]

Audy signed a recording contract with Sony BMG Music Indonesia and releasing debut studio album 18 which took from her age. Her debut single "Janji Diatas Ingkar (Mendua)" was released in 2002 and became her success in Indonesian chart song. Other single were produced, such as "Bila Saja", "Menangis Semalam" and "Arti Hadirmu". The album has been big successful and best-selling in the market, including some single and making her winning many awards at other annual awards, Most Favorite Female at the 2003 MTV Indonesia Awards, four awards at the Anugerah Musik Indonesia, including Best Pop Album, etc.

Her second studio album 20-02 was released in 2004 and got back successful with single "Lagu Sendu" and "Dibalas Dengan Dusta" which manage earning for Favorite Female Artist at the 2004 MTV Asia Awards in Singapore.[4] Audy had listed by MURI for most signature in album during two hours. In 2005, Audy returning released repackaged version and adding new single, "Temui Aku", "Pertama Kali", and other.

2006–2010: 23-03 and Selalu Terdepan[edit]

After her 20-02, Audy returning released third studio album 23-03 and produced first single "Untuk Sahabat" with Indonesian singer and actress Nindy, which taken to became commercial for Olay. She had collaboration with Canadian pop duo Same Same "Without You" for her Indonesian version. Previously, never collaboration with used version in other countries, like Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and China.

After four years vacuum, Audy released fourth studio album Selalu Terdepan, which became her last album in music career. First single "Lama Lama Aku Bosan" is her comeback in music industry. Her album also released in Malaysia after two years ago.[5]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • 18 (2002)
  • 20-02 (2004)
  • 20-02 Repackage (2005)
  • 23-03 (2006)
  • Selalu Terdepan (2010)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipients Result
2003 MTV Indonesia Awards Most Favorite Female "Menangis Semalam" Won
Anugerah Musik Indonesia Best Pop Female Solo Artist Won
Best of the Best Production Work Won
Best Rock Female Solo Artist "Bila Saja" Won
Best Pop Album 18 Won
Clear Top 10 Awards Fabulous Album Won
Funkiest Female Audy Won
2004 MTV Asia Awards Favorite Artist Indonesia Won
MURI Most Signatures in Postcard/Cover Album in 2 Hours Won
2013 Anugerah Musik Indonesia Best Pop Female Solo Artist "Pendamping Hidupku" Nominated

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