Raisa Andriana

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Raisa
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Background information
Birth name Raisa Andriana
Also known as Raisa
Born (1990-06-06) 6 June 1990 (age 26)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Genres
Occupation(s) Singer, Songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Piano
Years active 2008–present
Labels Solid Records
Universal Music Indonesia
Associated acts Asta Andoko, Ramadhan Handy, Adrian Ario Seto, Tulus

Raisa Andriana (born 6 June 1990), is an Indonesian singer. She garnered fame as a soloist through her single "Serba Salah". She was a member of a band formed by Kevin Aprilio, Andante, which later became Vierra (now Vierratale).

Background[edit]

Raisa is a Sundanese-Dutch descent. She studied at Binus University. [1]

Career[edit]

2008-2010: Career beginning and "Andante"[edit]

Raisa's singing talent was shown since her early age. When she was 3, Raisa often pretended to be a singer on stage. Her career as singer began when she collaborated with famous composer David Foster to perform in a concert in Jakarta. She was the vocalist of Andante, a band founded by Kevin Aprilio. In 2008 the band was reshaped and named Vierra, consist of five members: Raisa, Widi Soediro, Raka Cyril, Satrianda Widjanarko, and Kevin Aprilio himself. She exited the band when the record label decided it wanted a different concept.[2]

2010-2013: Early success with debut album[edit]

Raisa started gaining recognition with her single "Serba Salah". The song led her to gain popularity in Indonesian music industry. She then won an award in Anugerah Musik Indonesia (Indonesian Music Awards) as Best of the Best Newcomer.[3]

Her debut album self-titled album was produced and released in 2011 by Solid Records and Universal Music Indonesia. The album was supported by three young musicians whom collaborated as producers: Asta Andoko (RAN), Ramadhan Handy (Soulvibe), and Adrianto Ario Seto (Soulvibe). Nanda Oka and Asta Andoko as Executive Producers of Solid Records.[4]

2013-2015: Heart To Heart and Indonesian Idol[edit]

Raisa launched her second album, titled Heart to Heart on November 27, 2013.[5]The album featured two singles "Bye-Bye" and "Pemeran Utama". She also performed a concert "Heart to Heart Showcase: Happy (Raisa's version)", targeted for the media and 300 of 'YourRaisa' fans that had been previously selected by pre-ordering the Box Set 'Raisa' in online website.

In 2014, Raisa was appointed as a guest judge for a television talent show: Indonesian Idol Season 8. At first, she was a guest judge but later became permanently involved. In February 2015, Walt Disney Pictures selected Raisa to sing the soundtrack "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes" translated from the Indonesian version "Mimpi Adalah Harapan Hati" for a Disney remake of Cinderella.[citation needed]

2015-present: Handmade and The Voice Indonesia[edit]

In 2015, Raisa collaborated with singer Afgan for soundtrack film London Love Story, titled "Percayalah". She released her third studio album Handmade in 2016 under label Juni Records and produced two singles "Jatuh Hati" and "Kali Kedua".

In April 2016, Raisa performed a concert "Handmade Showcase" which was held on Ciputra Artpreneur.[6] She is currently preparing to perform in tours in major Indonesian cities: "Handmade Tour" which will begun on August until September.[7]

In June 2016, Raisa was a guest star for the Grand Final of The Voice Indonesia Season 2 where she performed a song "Cahaya Cantik Harimu".[8] Raisa was appointed as a guest star at the Peabo Bryson' Live in Concert - Celebrating 40 Years of Magic in The Hall, Senayan City. In that occasion, she performed a duet "Beauty and the Beast" and "A Whole New World" with him.[9]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Compilation album[edit]

  • The Best of Raisa (2016)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album Label
2011 "Apalah (Arti Menunggu)" Raisa Universal Music Indonesia
"Serba Salah"
2012 "Could It Be"
"Terjebak Nostalgia"
2013 "Melangkah"
"Pergilah"
"Firasat" Ost. Rectoverso N/A
"Mantan Terindah" Yovie and His Friends: Irreplaceable (#takkanterganti) Yovie Widianto Music Factory
"Bye-Bye" Heart to Heart Solid Records
"Pemeran Utama"
2014 "LDR"
2015 "Teka-Teki"
"Jatuh Hati" Handmade
"Percayalah" (with Afgan) Juni Records
"Mimpi adalah Harapan" We Love Disney Universal Music Indonesia
2016 "Butterfly" (feat. Maruli Tampubolon) Ost. Terjebk Nostalgia MT Production
"Kali Kedua" Handmade Juni Records

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Mantan Terindah Cameo Special appearance
2016 Terjebak Nostalgia Raisa Lead role

Awards and Nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raisa: Penyanyi Itu Membaca Situasi". Femina magazine. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Andante". Retrieved 28 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Java Jazz Festival 2014". Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Keputusan Pemenang Anugerah Planet Muzik 2012". Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Raisa Album Launching Heart To Heart". Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Dreses Putranama (2016-04-05). "Raisa bocorkan isi boxset Handmade lewat video unboxing". Bintang.com. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  7. ^ Raynaldi Wahyu (2016-06-23). "Began August, Raisa will concert tour in around Indonesia". Okezone.com. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  8. ^ Raynaldi Wahyu (2016-06-20). "Raisa enliven for Grand Final of 2016 The Voice Indonesia". Okezone.com. 
  9. ^ Eko Priwilianto, Putri Firdaus (August 7, 2016). "Raisa look stunning with Peabo Bryson". Viva. 

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