Jazzy B

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Jazzy B
Jazzy Bains
Jazzy Bains
Background information
Birth nameJaswinder Singh Bains
Also known asJazzy B
Born (1975-04-01) 1 April 1975 (age 45)
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
OriginSurrey, British Columbia, Canada
GenresBhangra, hip hop
Occupation(s)Singer, actor
Years active1993–present
Associated actsSukshinder Shinda, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Aman Hayer, Kuldeep Manak, Gippy Grewal, Garry Sandhu, Snoop Dogg, Mr. Capone-E, Apache Indian.
Websitejazzyb.com

Jaswinder Singh Bains (born 1 April 1975), better known by his stage name Jazzy B is an Indian-Canadian Punjabi playback singer and songwriter.

Early life and career[edit]

Jazzy was born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. When he was five years old, his family moved to Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.[1] His first album Gugiyan Da Jora was released in 1993. The rhythm was played by Sukhshinder Shinda who suggested that he move to England if he wanted a prominent career in Punjabi music.[2] He is a big fan of the late singer Kuldeep Manak, which is one of the reasons why Jazzy's album, Maharajas, released in 2011, with Kuldeep's son, Yudhvir, also a singer, is a tribute to Kuldeep Manak, with some of Kuldeep's original vocals retained, and many other songs sung by Jazzy and Yudhvir, are also a tribute to Kuldeep Manak.[3]

Jazzy has released 12 studio albums, and two religious ones. He has collaborated on many tracks.[4][5][6][7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Jazzy is married to Hardeep Kaur and they have two children. He now resides in Canada

Film career[edit]

In 2000 Jazzy made his film debut in Shaheed Udham Singh. In 2006 he appeared in Sunny Deol's movie Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera with Amisha Patel in song Chug De Punjabi.

In 2012 he made a film as an actor with Punjabi singer and actor Gippy Grewal and Miss India Universe 2008 Simran Kaur Mundi. The shooting of this film commenced in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in May 2012. He made special appearance in Diljit Dosanjh's Jatt & Juliet 2 in 2013.[9]

In 2014, he appeared in Romeo Ranjha. In a news story published in April, it was revealed that while doing stunts for Romeo Ranjha, Jazzy underwent serious injuries wherein he even had "near-death" experience. He was quoted as saying, "I literally left my body. I could feel everyone trying to resuscitate me. I remember my whole life flashing before my eyes, and surprisingly, I wasn't thinking about winning awards or anything like that. The only thing I cared about was that I wanted to live because I did not want to leave my family so soon."[10]

In 2014 he made a special appearance in Dharmendra's and Gippy Grewal's movie Double Di Trouble.[11]

In 2015 he featured in title song "Zalim Dilli"of movie Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend with Hard Kaur.[12]

In 2019 he worked on the Akshay Kumar starer Kesari as a playback singer on the song[13]

In 2020 he featured in song "Gallan Kardi" with Saif Ali Khan for movie Jawaani Jaaneman.[14]

Work[edit]

From his music video "Surma" John Abraham started his modelling career in 2000.[15] In 2001 his song "Oh Kehri" from the album of same name featured Celina Jaitley.[16] Mahek Chahal featured in his songs and videos "Jindey" and "Chak De Boli".[17] He is known for his song "Dil Luteya" with Apache Indian from his album Romeo. Esha Gupta featured in his song "Glassy" from the album Rambo in 2008.[18] Surveen Chawla appeared in his song "Naag 2" in 2010.[19]

He sung a song named "Fukraa" for Emraan Hashmi starrer movie Rush in 2012.[20] In 2013 he sung a song "Jugni" for Jimmy Sheirgill, Irrfan Khan, Soha Ali Khan, and Mahi Gill starrer Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns.[21]

In 2014 Surveen Chawla once again appeared in his Duet song "Mitran De Boot".[22] In 2014 he also sung for movie Shaadi Ke Side Effects starring Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan.[23]

In 2015 he worked with international rapper Snoop Dogg for the song "Most Wanted" which is featured in MTV India.[24] His old song "Sat Rangey" played in the background of the Hollywood movie Deadpool in 2016.[25] He is the first South Asian entertainer to have his name added to the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame Star Walk in Vancouver.[26]

In 2016 he sung a song "Love The Way You Dance" for movie Tutak Tutak Tutiya starring Prabhu Deva, Tamannaah and Sonu Sood.[27]

In 2017 Bigg Boss Season 10 contestant Lopamudra Raut was featured in his song Crazy Ya from album Folk 'N' Funky 2.[28] In 2019 he sung the song "Ajj Singh Garjega" for Akshay Kumar's movie Kesari.[29]

In 2020 his song "Jine Mera Dil Luteya" recreated as "Gaallan Kardi" with Jyotica Tangri & Mumzy Stranger for Saif Ali Khan, Tabu & Alaya Furniturewala starrer Jawaani Jaaneman.[30] He appeared as a Judge in Zee Punjabi "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" with Sonu Kakkar, Jaidev Kumar and show was mentoring by Gurdas Mann.[31]

Fashion brand[edit]

B Jazzy is his fashion brand.[32]

Discography[edit]

Year Album Record label No. of tracks Music
2017 Folk 'N' Funky 2 Zee Music Company 12 Sukshinder Shinda
2011 Maharajas MovieBox (UK)
Speed Records (India)
Music Waves (USA & Canada)
12
2008 Rambo MovieBox (UK)
Speed Records (India)
Planet Recordz (USA & Canada)
11
2004 Romeo MovieBox (UK)
Tips (India)
Music Waves (USA & Canada)
10
2002 Tera Roop[33] MovieBox (UK)
Tips (India)
Music Waves (USA & Canada)
9
2001 Oh Kehri MovieBox (UK)
Music Waves (USA & Canada)
Tips (India)
8
2000 Stayin' Real
Surma
Kiss Records
Music Waves
Tips
9
8
1999 All Eyez on Me Kiss Records
Music Waves
9
1997 Folkal Attraction Moviebox (UK)
SuperTone Melodies
Music Waves
8
1995 Folk 'N' Funky Moviebox (UK)
SuperTone Melodies
Music Waves
8
1994 The Canadian Spice SuperTone Melodies 11
1993 Ghugian Da Jorra[33][34] Moviebox (UK)
Kiss Records
SuperTone Melodies
8

Unofficial albums[edit]

Year Album Record label Info
2007 Kaun Nachdi Oriental Star Agencies
Tips
Music Waves
Track 5
2003 Pyar Da Mukadma Venus Records Track 8
2002 Get Back (re-released) Venus Records Track 7
2000 Chak De Boli Tips Track 8
2000 Dil Aa Gaya Tere Te Venus Records Track 8
1994 Get Back Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies Track 7

Religious[edit]

Year Album Record label Info
2003 Sikhi Khandiyon Tikhi MovieBox/Tips/Music Waves Tracks 9
1999 Singhan Di Kaum Bahadur MovieBox/Tips/Music Waves Tracks 9

Soundtracks[edit]

Year Song Movie Record label Music
2020 Gallan Kardi (feat: Jyotica Tangri & Mumzy Stranger) Jawaani Jaaneman Tips Prem & Hardeep
2019 Ajj Singh Garjega Kesari Zee Music Company Chirantan Bhatt
2017 Gobind Da Sardar Sardar Saab Music & Sound Millind Gaba
2016 Love The Way You Dance (feat: Millind Gaba) Tutak Tutak Tutiya T-Series Millind Gaba
2015 Zalim Dilli (feat: Hard Kaur) Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend T-Series Tigerstyle
2014 Ghora Yoddha Speed Records Popsy (The Music Machine)
2014 Harry is not Brahmachari (feat: Divya Kumar & Ishq Bector) Shaadi Ke Side Effects T-Series Pritam
2014 26 Ban Gai (feat: Gippy Grewal) Double Di Trouble Speed Records Popsy - The Music Machine
2013 Baghi Sadda Haq Jazzy B Records Jassi Bros
2013 Jugni Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns Junglee Music Sandeep Chowta
2012 Fukraa Rush T-Series Pritam
2006 Chuk De Punjabi Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera Tips Sukshinder Shinda
2000 Udham Singh Shaheed Uddham Singh MovieBox Sukshinder Shinda

Singles[edit]

Year Song Record label Music Notes
2013 Feem (Cut Like A Diamond) Replay Music/ Sony Music India Partners in Rhyme Single
2014 Rise Above Hate Jazzy B Records/MTV Spoken Word Production Millind Gaba Panasonic Mobile
2015 Singhan Di Talwar Jazzy B Records Beat Minister
2015 Most Wanted ft. Mr. Capone-E & Snoop Dogg Jazzy B Records/MTV Spoken Word Production Ji-Madz EWC First Time Collaborating
2015 Repeat Speed Records JSL Singh Lyrics: Balkar Nandghria
2016 Attwaadi ft Kaur B Speed Records Dr. Zeus Lyrics: Raj Ranjodh
2016 Leap Wala Saal Speed Records DJ Flow Lyrics: Veet Baljit
2016 Dynamite Moviesbox Dr. Zeus Roach Killa
2016 Trendster Speed Records Deep Jandu Gangis Khan
2017 Manke To Manak Jazzy B Records Sukshinder Shinda Nav Garhiwala
2017 Bamb Gaana Jazzy B Records Harj Nagra Lyrics: Gursewak Dhillon
2017 Shaheed Kaum De Jazzy B Records Ranjha Yaar Jung Sandhu
2018 One Million Speed Records Dj Flow Lyrics: Singga
2018 90 Di Bandook Jazzy B Records Harj Nagra Lyrics: Karan Aujla
2018 Miss Karda T-Series Kuwar Virk Lyrics: Kuwar Virk
2019 Udhne Sapoliye Planet Recordz Jassi Bros Lyrics: Satti Khokhewalia
2019 Maa Boli Jazzy B Recordz Aman Hayer Lyrics: Ninder Moranwalia
2019 Khande To Khalsa Jazzy B Recordz Jassi Bros Lyrics: Sandhey Sukhbir
2019 Worldwide Jazzy B Recordz Harj Nagra Lyrics: Ninder Moranwalia
2019 Dhan Dhan Baba Nanak Jass Records Jassi Bros Lyrics: Satti Khokhewalia
2019 Aaja Jazzy B Records Jassi Bros Lyrics: Kaddon Wala Jeet
2020 All Eyez On Me Sony Music India Roach Killa Lyrics: GV, Lally Mundi
2020 Nishana Ft. Bohemia Saga Music Shaxe Oriah Lyrics: Bohemia & Gitta Bains
2020 Put Sardara De Revolution Records Byg Byrd Lyrics: Amrit Bova
2020 Crown Prince Ft. Bohemia Tips Harj Nagra Lyrics: Parry Sarpanch & Bohemia
2020 Loha Jazzy B Records Aman Hayer Lyrics: Amrit Bova
2020 Manak Diyan Kaliyan Music Builderzz Snappy Lyrics: Rav Hanjra

Duo collaborations[edit]

Year Work Label Notes
2019 Dil Mangdi Speed Records Sukh-E, Apache Indian, Jaani
2018 Jatt Da Flag T-Series With Kaur B & Tru-Skool; Lyrics: Amrit Bova
2016 Shikaar Speed Records Preet Hundal,With Kaur B & Amrit Maan
2014 Collaborations 3 MovieBox With Sukshinder Shinda (duo collaboration)
2014 Mitran De Boot (single) Jazzy B Records & Speed Records With Kaur B & Dr. Zeus
2014 Singhan Diyan Gadiyan (single) MovieBox/Speed Records With Popsy The Music Machine
2013 The Holi War Benaras Media Works With Bappi Lahiri
2012 The Folk King – A Tribute To Kuldip Manak MovieBox With Aman Hayer
2012 This Party Gettin' Hot (single) Jazzy B Records/Speed Records With Yo Yo Honey Singh
2010 Naag 2 – Hyper Kamlee Records Ltd/Speed Records/Planet Recordz With Popsy The Music Machine (duo collaboration)
2009 Satguru Mera MovieBox/StarMakers/Music Waves With Sukhshinder Shinda (duo collaboration on tracks 2, 4, 6 & 9)
2009 Collaborations 2 Planet Recordz With Sukhshinder Shinda (duo collaboration)
2008 Chargai Sohniye Genie Records/Speed Records/Planet Recordz With Aman Hayer and DJ Kendall (duo collaboration)
2006 Collaborations Planet Recordz With Sukhshinder Shinda (duo collaboration)
2002 Ral Khushian Manaiye Kiss Records/Tips With Ranjit Mani, Sarbjit Cheema, and Balkar Sidhu
2001 Hoye Hoye II Kiss Records With DJ Sheikh
2001 Patlo - M2 OSA With Balwinder Safri, KS Makan and more
1998 Akh De Esharey - The Original Dhol In The Mix DMC With Surinder Shinda, Surjit Bindrakhia and more

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2000 Shaheed Udham Singh Himself Special appearance
2006 Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera Himself Special appearance in Bollywood film
2013 Jatt & Juliet 2 Himself Special appearance
Best of Luck Goli Debut Punjabi film
2014 Romeo Ranjha Romeo With Garry Sandhu
Double Di Trouble Himself Special appearance
2015 Faraar Himself Special appearance for song "Etwar"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Song/album/movie Award ceremony Category Result
2011 Jazzy B and Band Brit Asia TV Music Awards[35] Best Band Won
2012 PTC Punjabi Music Awards[citation needed] Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
"Hukam" Best Music Video Won
Maharajas Best Non Resident Punjabi Album Won
Maharajas Brit Asia TV Music Awards[36][37] Best Album of the Year Nominated
"Hukam" Best Music Video Won
Best Dressed Act Nominated
Best Male Act Won
2013 "This Party Gettin Hot" PTC Punjabi Music Awards[citation needed] Most Popular Song of the Year Won
Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
Brit Asia TV Music Awards[38] Best Male Act Nominated
2014 PTC Punjabi Music Awards[citation needed] Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
"Feem" Best Club Song of the Year Won
Brit Asia TV Music Awards[39] Best Male Act Won
Best of Luck PTC Punjabi Films Awards[citation needed] Best Debut Male Won
2015 PTC Punjabi Music Awards[citation needed] Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
"Mitran De Boot" Most Popular Song of the Year Won
Best Duet Vocalists
(shared with Kaur B for Mitran De Boot)
Won
2016 Repeat PTC Punjabi Music Awards[citation needed] Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
Star Walk (First South Asian) BC Hall Of Entertainment Fame[citation needed] Granville Street Vancouver
2017 Leap Wala Saal PTC Punjabi Music Awards[citation needed] Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
2018 DARPAN Awards[40] DARPAN Artistic Visionary Award
100 Year Journey Award[citation needed] Global Ambassador Award
PTC Punjabi Music Awards[citation needed] Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Award Nominated
"One Million" Best Club Song of the Year Nominated
International Pop Sensation

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