Hồng Nhung

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Hồng Nhung
Hong Nhung at 'Tinh Ca'.jpg
Background information
Birth name Lê Hồng Nhung
Born (1970-03-15) March 15, 1970 (age 48)
Origin Hanoi, Vietnam
Genres Pop, Soul, World music, New-age music, Electronic
Instruments Vocals

Lê Hồng Nhung (born March 15, 1970 in Hanoi) is a Vietnamese singer. She is also known for her many performances of Trịnh Công Sơn's songs.[1]

Biography[edit]

Hồng Nhung was born on March 15, 1970 in Hanoi, deserted by her mother before she was a year old. She was brought up by her father and grandmother. When she was eleven, she sang her first song on Vietnam Radio. When Hong Nhung was ten, she was admitted to the vocal class of the Hanoi Youth Culture House. At the age of seventeen, she made her first album.In 1981, she started recording with Radio the Voice of Vietnam. She became known as a promising young singer with songs Nhớ Về Hà Nội and Papa, a Vietnamese cover of the Myo song.

In 1991, Nhung moved to Ho Chi Minh City. She met composer Trịnh Công Sơn in 1992 and began to perform his songs with a new style, creating a wave in Vietnamese music.

Hong Nhung has become one of the four divas of Vietnam with Thanh Lam, Mỹ Linh, and Ha Tran.

In 2013, Nhung accepted the invitation to be one of the four judges of the TV show The Voice of Vietnam.

Discography[edit]