|Birth name||Raisa Andriana|
|Also known as||Raisa|
6 June 1990 |
Universal Music Indonesia
|Associated acts||Asta Andoko, Ramadhan Handy, Adrian Ario Seto, Tulus|
Raisa Andriana (born June 6, 1990), is a newcomer in Indonesian music business. Raisa started singing when she was 3 years old to the song "A Whole New World". Growing up with minimal music education, she learn her unique singing style and voice through some of her favorite singers like Brian McKnight, India Arie, Stevie Wonder, JoJo, Joss Stone, Alicia Keys, James Ingram, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, etc. Her music is mostly pop with a touch of RnB, she is hoping to give a new color to Indonesian music industry with her deep soothing voice that you will love to listen over and over again. Her single "Serba Salah" will be launched in July, and the rest of the album by the end of the year. Produced by Asta from RAN, Handy and Rio from Soulvibe.
2008-2010: Career beginning and "Andante"
Raisa's singing talent was shown since her early age. When she was 3, Raisa often pretended to be a singer on stage. She was the vocalist of Andante, a band founded by Kevin Aprilio. Andante was the earlier version of the band Vierra which is founded in 2008. There were five members of the band: Raisa Andriana, Widi Soediro, Raka Cyril, Satrianda Widjanarko, and Kevin Aprilio himself. Raisa got eliminated from the band because the label wanted a different concept. Raisa was also a regular singer in many cafe. She got many opportunities from being a regular cafe singer.
2010-2013: "First Album"
Raisa started gaining recognition for singing Serba Salah, and she became one of the guest stars on Java Jazz Festival 2011. After performing on the prestigious event, she started to gain popularity in Indonesian music industry. Raisa won an award in Anugerah Musik Indonesia (Indonesian Music Awards) as Best Newcomer.
Her first, self-titled album was produced and released in 2011 by Solid Records and Universal Music Indonesia. The producers of the album were three young musicians from Indonesian bands, named Asta Andoko (RAN), Ramadhan Handy (Soulvibe), and Adrianto Ario Seto (Soulvibe), supported by Nanda Oka and Asta Andoko as Executive Producers of Solid Records.
2013-present: "Heart To Heart" and "Indonesian Idol"
Raisa launched her second album titled Heart to Heart on November 27, 2013. Upon the press conference for the launching of this album, she gave a clear statement that she's here to stay, and there surely will be a third, fourth, fifth album and so on. She also held a mini-concert for the press and 300 fans who were chosen from her album's Pre Order.
In 2014, Raisa was appointed as a guest judge for the talent show television Indonesian Idol Season 8. At first, Raisa was just a Guest Judge for the audition in D.I Yogyakarta, but because the formation of the judge was incomplete at some point, Raisa was appointed to replace the position.
In February 2015, Walt Disney Pictures picked Raisa to sing the soundtrack in Disney's latest film, Cinderella, entitled A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes.
|2011||Self Titled||Solid Records|
|2013||Heart to Heart||Solid Records|
|2013||"Mantan Terindah"||Yovie and His Friends : IRREPLACEABLE (#takkanterganti)||Yovie Widianto Music Factory|
|2015||"Jatuh Hati"||TBA||Solid Records|
|2015||"Mimpi adalah Harapan"||We Love Disney||Universal Music Indonesia|
Awards and Nominations
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