Shahir

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Shahir
Birth name Ahmad Shahir Zawawi
Born (1988-09-05) 5 September 1988 (age 28)
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Genres Pop
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • actor
  • host
  • student
Years active 2010–present
Labels Maestro Talents Sdn. Bhd.
Associated acts Adira

Shahir AF8, or Ahmad Shahir Zawawi, (born 5 September 1988 in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia), is a Malaysian singer, who rose to fame after winning the eighth season of Akademi Fantasia.

Shahir made history when he became the first winner of "Akademi Fantasia" who previously got eliminated and then accepted back in through AFMASUK.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Shahir's father, Mr. Zawawi Abdullah (54 years old) is a teacher by profession, while his mother, Mrs. Mahanum Othman (45 years old) is a full-time housewife and baby-sitter. Shahir is the first child out of 5 siblings. This young singer from Kampar, Perak is currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Shahir studied at Sekolah Kebangsaan Kampar, Kampar, Perak from Year 1 until Year 6 and then at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Slim River, Slim River, Perak from Form 1 until Form 5. Prior to his audition in Akademi Fantasia, Season 8, Shahir was an engineering student at Centre of Foundation Studies, International Islamic University Malaysia. He is also former member of nasyid group, Saujana.

Akademi Fantasia 2010[edit]

Shahir competed against twelve other contestants in the running to win the 8th season of Akademi Fantasia.

Shahir remained safe from elimination from the first week up to the sixth week, but he was eliminated after receiving the least number of votes in Week 7. In the Week 8th concert, AFMASUK was introduced and during the Debaran Concert, he was voted back in after receiving the highest number of votes. At the end of the final concert, he was crowned the winner of the Season 8, beating 4 other students. He took back the winner's crown from seventh season's champion, Hafiz.

Shahir became the first student in the history of Akademi Fantasia to be crowned champion after being eliminated before and then voted back in as a student of Akademi Fantasia via AFMASUK.

Song performances on Akademi Fantasia, Season 8[edit]

Week Instructed Songs Original Artist Result #
Week 1 "Khatimah Cinta" 6ixth Sense Safe
Week 2 "Jangan Nakal" Aliff Satar Safe
Week 3 "Derita Cinta" Jamal Abdillah Safe
Week 4 "Always Be My Baby" Mariah Carey Safe
Week 5 "Anggapan Mu" Ziana Zain Safe
Week 6 "Kau Yang Satu" Ramli Sarip Safe
Week 7 "Tiara" Kris Eliminated
Week 8 (Debaran) - AFMASUK
Week 9 "Tak Mungkin Berpaling"
"Tamally Maak"
Mawi and Amr Diab 1
Finale "Biru Mata Hitamku"
"Kebahagiaan Dalam Perpisahan"
Wings
Shahir AF8
Winner

Singles[edit]

  • Kebahagiaan Dalam Perpisahan
  • Tiba ft. Faizal Tahir & Faizal Ismail
  • Dimanakan Ku Cari Ganti (tribute for P. Ramlee) ft. Stacy, Aizat, Ning Baizura, KRU, Atilia, Ella etc.
  • Luar Biasa
  • Pendam
  • Cerita Kita
  • Dia Yang Kau Pilih
  • Cintakan Kembali
  • Aku Yang Berdosa

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Broadcast Notes
2010 Spider-Man Peter Parker Astro Voice over; Malaysian version
Spider-Man 3 Peter Parker Astro Voice over; Malaysian version
2011 KARAK – Laluan Puaka Nik KRU Studios Director: Yusry Abdul Halim

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Broadcast
2010 Lawaknya Fantasia Raya Shahir Astro RIA
2011 Cerciter Cinta Ustaz Sarjan Astro RIA

Programmes Hosted[edit]

Year Title Broadcast
2010 Diariku...Shahir ( 8 Episodes ) Astro RIA
Lemang, Lebaran, Labuci ( Episode 3 ) Astro RIA
Konsert Reunion AF8 Astro RIA

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Outcome
2010 BRAND'S Ammbassador BRAND'S GENERASI HEBAT
Ikon Belia Perak
2011 Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian[1] Popular Male Artist Nominated
New Popular Male Artist Won
Red Carpet: Best Dress ABPBH 2010 (Male). Won
2012 Anugerah Blokbuster Anugerah Hero Baru Terhebat "(Karak)" Won
Anugerah Planet Muzik Lagu Serantau Paling Popular "(Kebahagiaan Dalam Perpisahan)" Nominated

Concerts and tours[edit]

Year Title Broadcast
2010 Konsert Reunion AF8 Astro RIA
Inspirasi Sanubari Astro OASIS
Lebaran Diva Dato' Siti Nurhaliza Astro PRIMA
Dari Studio Shahir Astro RIA
2011 Anugerah Juara Lagu 25 (finalis) TV3
Atas Nama Cinta....Rossa Astro RIA

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://suffer.frenzyfm.my/2011/01/senarai-calon-anugerah-bintang-popular.html

External links[edit]