Jaz Dhami

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Jaz Dhami
Jaz Dhami (credits Zulfa Reprise)
Jaz Dhami (credits Zulfa Reprise)
Background information
Birth nameJaswinder Singh Dhami
Born1 March 1986 (1986-03) (age 35)[1]
UK
GenresBhangra, hip hop
Occupation(s)singer, composer, music producer, performer
InstrumentsGuitarist
Years active2008–present
LabelsVerve-music, T-Series and Sanchez Productions Zee Music Company
Jaz Dhami
NationalityIndian[2]
CitizenshipBritish[3]

Jaswinder Singh Dhami (born 1 March 1989),[1] better known as Jaz Dhami, is a British-Indian playback singer, music composer, music producer, and performer.

Early life[edit]

Jaz Dhami native of Sandhra Sodhia in the Hoshiarpur district[citation needed] is of Punjabi, Indian origin. He was raised in Birmingham, Handsworth. He follows Sikhism. He is the son of Bikramjit Dhami, lead vocalist of the Bhangra band Sangam. From the age of nine Jaz's vocal abilities were recognized by his father. At the age of 9, Jaz began on his musical journey, undertaking tutorials in Indian classical training in Birmingham, England.

Community work[edit]

Jaz Dhami is involved in encouraging Asians to get into football and is featured in The Football Association's "Football Needs" campaign.[4][5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2008: Groundshaker 2 (featured by Aman Hayer)
  • 2009: JD
  • 2012: Jakara (Music: Gurmeet Singh)
  • 2018: Pieces Of Me

Singles[edit]

  • 2008: Roj Miliye
  • 2009: Theke Wali
  • 2009: Tera Mera
  • 2010: Bari Der
  • 2011: Tere Naal
  • 2012: Sardari (Jakara & Music by Gurmeet Singh)
  • 2012: High Heels ft. Yo Yo Honey Singh
  • 2013: Meh Punjabi Boli Ah
  • 2013: Zulfa ft. Dr Zeus
  • 2014: Zulfa Reprise ft. Dr Zeus
  • 2014: "God Only Knows" (BBC Music) featuring Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams, Emeli Sande, Elton John, Kylie Minogue, One Direction, Sam Smith, Chris Martin, Brian Wilson, Eliza Carthy, Nicola Benedetti, Jools Holland, Brian May, Jake Bugg, Katie Derham, Lauren Laverne, Gareth Malone, Alison Balsom, Zane Lowe, Paloma Faith, Chrissie Hynde, Jamie Cullum, Baaba Maal, Danielle de Niese, Dave Grohl
  • 2014: Pasina ft Sneakbo & Ikka [Steel Banglez]
  • 2015: Beparwaiyan
  • 2015: Beparwaiyan Refix ft. Dr Zeus & Fateh
  • 2015: Sithneyan ft. Aman Hayer
  • 2015: Sitarey Tigerstyle ft. Jaz Dhami
  • 2015: Munda Like Me
  • 2016: Bhangra Machine ft. PBN
  • 2016: Teri Ah
  • 2017: Desi Girls Do It Better with Raool
  • 2017: Oye Hoye Oye Hoye
  • 2017: Oye Hoye Oye Hoye (Desi Mix)
  • 2017 : Jean Teri featuring Raftaar (rapper), Deep Kalsi
  • 2017 : Kurti Mal Mal di featuring Kanika Kapoor, Tigerstyle, Shortie Littlelox
  • 2018 : So Simple
  • 2018 : Shehzada
  • 2018 : Cyclone

Bollywood[edit]

Year Film Song Co-singer(s) Music Writer(s)
2016 Sanam Re "Humne Pee Rakhi Hai" Neha Kakkar, Ikka Singh Epic Bhangra Kumaar, Ikka
Ki & Ka "High Heels" Aditi Singh Sharma, Yo Yo Honey Singh Meet Bros, Yo Yo Honey Singh Kumaar, Yo Yo Honey Singh

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Happy Birthday Jaz Dhami!". Desi Hits. 1 March 2011. Archived from the original on 6 March 2011.
  2. ^ he is native of Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
  3. ^ he lives in Birmingham, England
  4. ^ Worldwide, Story (13 February 2010). "Bhangra star's footballing mission". kickitout.org. Archived from the original on 13 February 2010. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  5. ^ Hassal, Paul (10 August 2011). "Musician signs up with Reds". liverpoolfc.com. Archived from the original on 9 April 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  6. ^ "2009 UK AMA Award Winners". desihits.com. 6 March 2009. Retrieved 24 August 2010.
  7. ^ Sembhi, Jas. "Brit Asia TV Music Awards Winners". DESIblitz. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
  8. ^ Sembhi, Jas (10 March 2011). "2011 UK Asian Music Awards Winners". desiblitz.com. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  9. ^ Farooq, Aisha (14 October 2013). "Brit Asia Music Awards 2013 Winners". DESIblitz. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  10. ^ Baddhan, Raj (7 October 2014). "Brit Asia Awards 2014: Winners list". BizAsia. Retrieved 20 August 2020.

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