Jazzy B

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Jazzy Bains
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Jazzy Bains
Background information
Birth name Jaswinder Singh Bains
Also known as Crown Prince of Bhangra, The Canadian Folkster, The Punjabi Sensation, King of Bhangra
Born (1975-04-01) April 1, 1975 (age 40)[1]
Nawanshahr, Punjab, India
Origin Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Bhangra, Hip Hop
Occupation(s) Singer/Actor
Years active 1993 - Present
Labels Jazzy B Records (Global)
Speed Records (India) MovieBox Records (UK)
Associated acts Yo Yo Honey Singh, Sukshinder Shinda, Popsy The Music Machine, Aman Hayer, Kuldip Manak , Babbu Maan, Angrej Ali, Garry Sandhu, Amrinder Gill
Website Official website

Jaswinder Singh Bains, more popularly known as Jazzy Bains or Jazzy B is a Punjabi language Bhangra singer-songwriter. He was born on April 1, 1975 in Durgapur, Nawanshahr in tehsil of Jalandhar, Punjab, India. When he was 5 years old, his family moved to Vancouver, Canada.[2] He now resides in Birmingham, England.[3] He has released 11 studio albums, including two religious ones. He has collaborated on many tracks and two soundtracks.[4][5][6][7][8] He is often called the "Crown Prince of Bhangra". He is a big fan of Kuldeep Manak. He is married to Hardeep Kaur and has a son and daughter.

Film career[edit]

In 2012 he made his debut as an actor in the super-hit Punjabi Film titled Best of Luck with Punjabi Singer and Actor Gippy Grewal and Miss India Universe 2008 Simran Kaur Mundi. The shooting of this film commenced in Vancouver, Canada in May 2012. In 2014, he is coming in another Punjabi film called, Romeo Ranjha earlier titled Romeo Ranjha. Due to copyrights issues, the movies named got changed.[9] In a news story published in April, it was revealed that while doing stunts for Romeo Ranjha, Jazzy B underwent serious injuries wherein he even had 'near-death' experience. He was quoted 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]

Discography[edit]

Year Album Record label No. of Tracks Music
2011 Maharajas MovieBox/Speed Records/Music Waves 12 Sukshinder Shinda
2008 Rambo MovieBox/Speed Records/Planet Recordz 11 Sukshinder Shinda
2004 Romeo MovieBox/Tips/Music Waves 10 Sukshinder Shinda
2002 Tera Roop[11] MovieBox/Tips/Music Waves 9 Sukshinder Shinda
2001 Oh Kehri MovieBox/Music Waves/Tips 8 Sukshinder Shinda
2000 Stayin' Real
Surma
Kiss Records/Music Waves/Tips 9
8
Sukshinder Shinda
1999 All Eyez On Me Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies/Music Waves 9 Sukshinder Shinda
1997 Folkal Attraction Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies/Music Waves 8 Sukshinder Shinda
1995 Folk 'N Funky Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies/Music Waves 8 Sukshinder Shinda
1994 The Canadian Spice SuperTone Melodies 11 Sukshinder Shinda
1993 Ghugian Da Jorra[11][12] Kiss Records/SuperTone Melodies 8 Sukshinder Shinda

Unofficial albums[edit]

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

Singles[edit]

2013 Feem (Cut Like A Diamond) Replay Music/Sony Music India Partners In Rhyme
2014 Rise Above Hate Jazzy B Records/MTV Spoken Word Production MG (Millind Gaba)

Duo collaboration[edit]

Year Song Label Notes
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) Speed Records & Moviebox With Popsy The Music Machine
2013 The Holi War (Single) 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 In 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

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
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 Nomiantions[edit]

Year Song/Album Award Ceremony Category Result
2011 Jazzy & The Boyz Brit Asia Tv Music Awards Best Band Won
2012 Maharajas PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
2012 Hukam PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Music Video Won
2012 Maharajas PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Album Won
2012 Maharajas Brit Asia Tv Music Awards Best Album Of The Year Nominated
2012 Hukam Brit Asia Tv Music Awards Best Music Video Won
2012 Hukam Brit Asia Tv Music Awards Best Costume Nominated
2012 Maharajas Brit Asia Tv Music Awards Best Male Act Won
2013 This Party Gettin Hot PTC Punjabi Music Awards Most Popular Song Of The Year Won
2013 This Party Gettin Hot PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
2013 This Party Gettin Hot Brit Asia Tv Music Awards Best Male Act Nominated
2014 Feem PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
2014 Feem PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Club Song Of The Year Nominated
2014 Singhan Diyan Gadiyan Brit Asia Tv Music Awards Best Male Act Won
2015 Singhan Diyan Gadiyan PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Non Resident Punjabi Vocalist Won
2015 Mitran De Boot PTC Punjabi Music Awards Most Popular Song Of The Year Won
2015 Mitran De Boot PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Duet Vocalists
(shared with Kaur B for Mitran De Boot)
Won
Year Film Award Ceremony Category Result
2014 Best Of Luck PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Male Debut Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.in.com/jazzy-b/biography-312591.html
  2. ^ "One On One With The Legendary JAZZY B". Darpan Magazine. 1975-04-01. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  3. ^ Similar artists to Panjabi MC – Discover music, videos, concerts, stats, & pictures at. Last.fm (2012-03-22). Retrieved on 2012-06-05.
  4. ^ Singh, Harneet (November 22, 2002). "All Jazzed up!". The Times of India. Retrieved February 18, 2012. 
  5. ^ Bhandari, Geetika Sasan (September 15, 2001). "How ice hockey made Jaswinder into Jazzy". The Times of India. Retrieved February 18, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Born in India, brought up in Canada — Oh! Keda?". The Tribune. November 19, 2001. Retrieved February 18, 2012. 
  7. ^ Pal, Dharam (November 23, 2002). "The king of bhangra pop". The Tribune. Retrieved February 18, 2012. 
  8. ^ Khurana, Manpriya (July 4, 2008). "More than just JAZZ". The Tribune. Retrieved February 18, 2012. 
  9. ^ Ballewood. "Romeo Ranjha renamed as Romeo Ranjha". Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  10. ^ Ballewood.in. "When Jazzy B met with Death". Ballewood.in. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "Jazzy comes out with ‘Tera Roop’". The Tribune. October 30, 2002. Retrieved February 18, 2012. 
  12. ^ "New Releases". Kiss Records.com. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 

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