Hafiz (Malaysian singer)
|Mohd Hafiz Bin Mohd Suip|
27 February 1990 |
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Student, Actor|
|Years active||2009 – present|
|Labels||Astro Talents Sdn Bhd|
Mohd Hafiz Bin Mohd Suip (born 27 February 1990) is a Malaysian singer, who won the seventh season of Akademi Fantasia, receiving 46 percent of over 4.2 million votes. His debut album, Masih Jelas, was released on 14 July 2009.
Akademi Fantasia 2009
Hafiz competed against thirteen other contestants to win Season 7 of Akademi Fantasia. His winning potential was shown from week 1 when he was named the 'Best student of the night'
Throughout the competition, Hafiz remained at top two when the voting session was closed at the end of every concert, with six collective highest votes. Before the final concert, most media buzz predicted Hafiz to be the winner of the season. At the end of the finale, the prediction came true when he was crowned as the seventh winner of the show, beating 4 other students, with a massive votes of 46%, the highest percentage of votes in the show's production. He took back the male dominate winner crown from previous winner fifth season's Mila Jirin and sixth season's Stacy who are both females.
Song performances on Akademi Fantasia
|Week||Instructed Songs||Original Artist||Result #|
|Week 1||"Lagu Kita"||Aizat Af5||1|
|Week 2||"Cinta Ini Membunuhku"
|Week 3||"Mat Disko"||Sudirman||2|
|Week 4||"Cinta ini"||Siti Nurhaliza||2|
|Week 5||"Terlanjur Cinta" (with Mila Af5)||Rossa & Pasha Ungu||2|
|Week 6||"Pak Belalang"||Kristal||1|
|Week 7||"Kau Yang Punya"||Malique & Najwa||1|
|Week 8||"Di Manakan Ku Cari Ganti"||P.Ramlee||2|
|Week 9||"Laskar Pelangi"
"I Believe I Can Fly"
|Nidji and R. Kelly||1|
|Finale||"Kau Bunga Cintaku"
His first album, titled Masih Jelas was released on 14 July 2009. He recorded 5 songs including, Masih Jelas, for the album, which also featured singles by 4 other AF7 finalists. Masih Jelas was nominated in the Best Pop Song and Best Arrangements in Anugerah Industri Muzik (AIM17). Hafiz also performed at the final of Anugerah Juara Lagu 24 as one of the strongest contenders. Being nominated as one of Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian 2009's Best New Artiste also added feathers onto his caps. Although he did not win any of these, it was a good exposure for the young artist.
His latest foray in the entertainment world was being involved in KITA : The Musical, a musical theatre which was inspired by 1Malaysia. He played the lead, Rahman in the multi-racial ensemble play staged at the famous Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur. Also involved in the play were other ASTRO talents, Eric Lin,Michael Rao, fellow AF7 alumni Nas Adila and Amy Wang. The theatre was a success and it went into the Malaysia Guinness Book of Record.
Hafiz was born on 27 February 1990 to Mohd Suip, and his wife Halizawati HM Salleh. He is the oldest and the only boy in his siblings. After graduating in SMK St Joseph, he joined the reality competition Idol in early 2009 after passing the audition in Kuching.
Early in the year 2011, fans was shocked to hear that the young singer was involved in a traffic accident at 10pm on 3 January while he was driving home after a rehearsal. The car that he had drove, a Honda Accord was badly damage after the car spins then smash to a tree and a street lamp post on the Penchala Highway. The latter was fortunate after only suffering from neck injury and was taken to KPJ Damansara Hospital for treatment.
Prior to his traffic accident, fans was wondering if the young star could perform at the Anugerah Juara Lagu on the 9th. Although the doctors said their concerns on the young star's injured throat, he mention to the media that he would still go on with his performance and hoped that his injury would not affect his performance. On 9 January, Hafiz was spurred with winning 2 categories on the 25th Anugerah Juara Lagu at Stadium Putra Bukit Jalil. He had won the Best Vocal Performance and had won 3rd Place with his song Noktah Cinta (composer: Ajai and lyricist: Sheikh Qalam).
Later in January, the singer release his new music video for his single Awan Nano and had regain many interest from the locals. The video had regain a positive views among the viewers and many had praised for his good acting skills in the video. The music video also stars music legend Herman Tino who played his father.
The single Awan Nano which mainly composed by Malaysian famous composer, M.Nasir and lyricist Buddhi Hikayat prove to a success. On 15 July, Hafiz had won 2 awards at the Anugerah Planet Muzik (a music award in collaboration of 3 S.E.A country; Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore) where he had won the Best Song (Malaysia) and Best Song among the three country with Awan Nano. However he lost the Best Male Artist(all country)category, which he was also nominated, to fellow local singer Faizal Tahir.
Awan Nano was shortlisted as one of the semi-finalists for AJL26. On 18 November 2011, the song was nominated as a finalist. However the list of the songs for the final will only be determined on 2 December 2011. AJL26 will be held in January 2012.
He won best vocals and his song Awan Nano won best song at the 26th annual Anugerah Juara Lagu (AJL). In April 2012, Hafiz won another prestigious award, Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian, ABPBH 25, as The most Popular Male Singer. This fan-voted award held annually by Berita Harian, one of the most popular Malay News Paper in Malaysia. He won the award over his senior fellow nominees such as Anuar Zain, Faizal Tahir, Black & fellow Akedemi Fantasia alumni, singer/ songwriter, Aizat. Hafiz is currently competing against 15 other famous & established singer to become so called Super Star in MANIA. This competition offers RM500 000 to the winner & RM 300 000 to the Music Producer mentoring the winner. The 15 singers are divided into 3 groups of 5, each group called Galaxy is guided by one famous music producer. The 3 music producers are Dato' M Nasir, Aubrey Suwito & Ahmad Dhani. Hafiz in Ahmad Dhani Galaxy. His Stellar rendition of Adele's "Someone Like You" brought him to the top of the voting chart at the end of their first concert in week 4 of the game. Hafiz become champion of Super Star in Mania on 20 May 2012, winning RM500,000 and a Gold Trophy from the competition.
Hafiz once again won Anugerah Juara Lagu 28 on 26 January 2014 with his single "Bahagiamu Deritaku". He also won "mobile award" and "Best Performance" at the event.
- Masih Jelas (2009)
- Hafiz (2012) Indonesian Album, Warner Music Indonesia
- Luahan Hati Anak Seni (2013)
- Masih Jelas (2009)
- Noktah Cinta (2010)
- Lebih Dewasa (2010, OST KAU DAN AKU MUSIM 2)
- Ilusi Dan Fantasi (2011)
- Untuk Kamu (2011, OST OMBAK RINDU)
- Awan Nano (2011)
- Ombak Rindu (2012)
- Watak (2012)
- Ku Akui (2012)
- Muara Hati (2012)
- Kita Satu (2012)
- Hadirkan Aku Dalam Ingatan (2012, LAGU RAYA)
- Matahari (2012, Indonesia)
- Bahagiamu Deritaku (2012, Indonesia)
- Patah hati (2012, Indonesia)
- Hanya Ingin Kau Cinta (2012, Indonesia)
- Satu Cerita (2013)
- Kesimpulan (2013)
- Mungkinkah (2013)
- Deklamasiku (2013)
- Salahkah (2013), (Malaysia & Indonesia OST 'Bukan Kerana Aku Tak Cinta')
- Hanya Kerana Cinta (feat. Aril AF7,Anne HOT FM,Tini HOT FM,Ayu (LAGU RAYA) 2010
- Kau Ku Temu (feat. Akim,Aril,Anith OST KAU DAN AKU MUSIM 2) 2010
- Warkah (feat. Akim Ahmad, Aril AF7, Aznil HJ Nawawi) (LAGU RAYA) 2011
- Ombak Rindu (feat. Adira) 2011
- Sandarkan Pada Kenangan (feat. Mimi Sham OST AZURA) 2012
- Muara Hati (feat. Dato' Siti Nurhaliza) 2012
- Salahkah (feat Dato' Rossa) 2013
|2009||Akademi Fantasia, Season 7||Hafiz||Won|
|Anugerah Industri Muzik (AIM) 17||Best Pop Song||Masih Jelas||Nominated|
|Best Musical Arrangement In A Song||Nominated|
|Anugerah Juara Lagu 24||Last Candidate||Masih Jelas||Nominated|
|Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian 2009||Most Popular New Male Artist||Hafiz||Nominated|
|2010||Anugerah Juara Lagu 25||Best Vocal Performance||Hafiz||Won|
|Third Prize||Noktah Cinta||Won|
|2011||Sarawak Youth Icon and Sports Award 2011||Youth Icon - Culture/Arts||Hafiz||Won|
|Anugerah Planet Muzik 2011||Best Song (Malaysia)||Awan Nano||Won|
|Best Male Artist (Regional)||Hafiz||Nominated|
|Best Song (Regional)||Awan Nano||Won|
|Anugerah Pilihan Pembaca Media Hiburan||Promising Award||Hafiz||Nominated|
|Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian 2011||Most Popular Male Singer||Hafiz||Won|
|Anugerah Juara Lagu 26||Best Vocal Performance||Hafiz||Won|
|Best Song||Awan Nano||Won|
|2012||Anugerah Stail EH!||Best Performance Celebrity||Hafiz||Nominated|
|Shout! Awards||Popstar Award||Hafiz||Nominated|
|Anugerah Planet Muzik||Most Popular Regional Artist||Hafiz||Nominated|
|Best Male Artist||Hafiz||Won|
|Best Song||Ombak Rindu with Adira||Nominated|
|Most Popular Regional Songs||Ombak Rindu with Adira||Nominated|
|Sarawak State Awards||Ahli Bintang Sarawak (ABS)||Hafiz||Won|
|2013||Anugerah Juara Lagu 27||Best Vocal Performance||Hafiz||Won|
|Third Prize||Ku Akui||Won|
|Most Downloaded Song for Celcom Mobile X-pax||Ombak Rindu||Won|
|Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian 2012||Most Popular Male Singer||Hafiz||Won|
|Most Popular Group/Duo||Hafiz & Adira||Nominated|
|Blockbuster Awards||Best Theme Song||Ombak Rindu Hafiz and Adira||Won|
|25th Malaysia Film Festival||Best Theme Song||Ombak Rindu Hafiz and Adira||Won|
|Anugerah Planet Muzik 2013||Artis Serantau Paling Popular||Hafiz||Won|
|Lagu Serantau Paling Popular||Hafiz & Siti Nurhaliza||Won|
|Best Duo/Collaboration||Hafiz & Siti Nurhaliza||Won|
|Shout! Awards 2013||Popstar Award||Hafiz||Won|
|Power Vocal Award||Hafiz||Won|
|2014||Anugerah Industri Muzik 2013||Best Album||Luahan Hati Anak Seni||Won|
|Best Engineered Album||Won|
|Best Vocal Performance in a Song (Male)||Bahagiamu Deritaku||Won|
|Best Musical Arrangement in a Song||Mungkinkah||Nominated|
|Anugerah Juara Lagu 28||Best Performance||Bahagiamu Deritaku||Won|
|First Prize||Bahagiamu Deritaku||Won|
|Most Downloaded Song for Celcom Mobile X-pax||Bahagiamu Deritaku||Won|
|Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian 27||Most Popular Male Singer||Hafiz||Won|
|Anugerah Planet Muzik 2014||Best Collaboration (Artiste)||Hafiz & Rossa - Salahkah||Nominated|
|Best Male Artiste||Hafiz - Matahari||Nominated|
|Best Duo/Group||Hafiz & Rossa - Salahkah||Won|
|APM Most Popular Artiste||Hafiz||Nominated|
|Social Media Icon||Hafiz||Nominated|
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- Anugerah Juara Lagu
|Awards and achievements|
|Malaysia in the ABU TV Song Festival
with "Awan Nano"
with "Kisah hati"