Eqah

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Eqah
Birth name Nor Atiqah Abu Hassan
Born (1989-10-25) October 25, 1989 (age 24)
Origin Brunei
Genres Pop
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active since 2010
Labels Sensible Records

Eqah (born 25 October 1989), is a Bruneian singer who started out as a contestant on P2F, a television show in Brunei which has a similar concept to the Idol series.[1][2]

P2F[edit]

Eqah was one of the Top 18 finalists on the third season of P2F (2010).[2] By the fourth week of performances, she received a standing ovation from one of the judges and was given a perfect score of 27 for her performance of the song "Cik Cik Ke Boom".[3][4] She was one of the most voted contestants in the beginning of the series but was eliminated in the eighth week.[5]

P2F performances[edit]

Week # - Theme Song Choice Original Artist Result
1 - Pop Songs "Bersamamu" Vierra Safe
2 - Fast Songs "Aku Milik Orang" Dila Safe
3 - Pop Rock "Terkilan" Haleeda Safe
4 - Retro "Cik Cik Keboom" Saloma Safe
5 - Traditional Songs "Joget Rindu Bertahan" Hjh Suzi & Isamuddin Safe
6 - Duet with P2F Season 2 Contestants "Sandarkan Pada Kenangan" (with Adeb) Jamal Abdillah & Siti Sarah Safe
7 - International Songs "Bakit Pa" Jessa Zaragoza Safe
8 - Favourite Hits "Sick and Tired" Anastacia Eliminated

Music career[edit]

In July 2010, Eqah released her debut single, "If It Isn't With You" to radio stations in Brunei.[6] It was a Top 3 hit on Brunei's Pelangi FM chart.[7]

In January 2011, Eqah released the music video for her debut single "If It Isn't With You". It features American actor Rick Malambri and is directed by Amit & Naroop.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Position
2010 Cool-Tones Awards Best Female Nominated[8]

Discography[edit]

Singles
Year Single Album
2009 "If It Isn't With You"
  • Released : August, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ "P2F Official Website". 
  2. ^ a b "P2F 2010 - Top 18 Finalists". P2Fbrunei.com. 2010. Retrieved July 30, 2010. 
  3. ^ Norjidi, Danial. "Eqah, Ryatul Perfect; Akma Eliminated". Borneo Bulletin. April 13, 2010. Retrieved July 30, 2010.
  4. ^ "Songs for the Fourth Concert: Theme - Retro". P2Fbrunei.com. 2010. Retrieved July 30, 2010. 
  5. ^ Affendy, Syafiq. "Dumped - Favourites Shah and Eqah". Borneo Bulletin. May 14, 2010. Retrieved July 30, 2010.
  6. ^ "Get ready for Eqah!". VanceTan.com. July 1, 2010. Retrieved June 12, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Pelangi FM Website". 
  8. ^ "Cool-Tones Awards Top 5 Finalists!". 3g.com.bn. August 12, 2010. Retrieved August 12, 2010.