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  • Yuna

    Yunalis Mat Zara'ai (born 14 November 1986 in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia), commercially known as Yuna, is a Malaysian singer, songwriter, and businesswoman.
    During her tertiary studies, Yuna was involved in the music scene. Yuna is an independent Malaysian singer-songwriter. She began writing her own songs when she was 14 years old, and her first performance of her own songs was at the age of 19, after she learned how to play guitar. She has performed in numerous acoustic shows and events in many parts of Malaysia since 2006.

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  • Sam Tsui

    Samuel Tsui (Born May 2, 1989) is an American musician and Internet celebrity who rose to fame on YouTube. He is best known for covering and performing songs by popular artists such as Adele, Britney Spears, Jay Sean, Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars, as well as original medleys and mashups. Tsui graduated from Yale University in 2011.


    According to his profile on The Duke's Men of Yale's official website, Tsui is from Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Tsui grew up a street away from Kurt Schneider, his producer and accompanist, with whom he attended Wissahickon High School. He was active in high school musicals, including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Urinetown, and Miss Saigon. Tsui attended Yale University, where he was a member of Davenport College and The Duke's Men of Yale, an all-male a cappella group. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a major in classical Greek in 2011. Sam is proficient in the C++ programming language, as stated in an interview on March 5.

    Collaborations between Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider began in high school with an electronic keyboard, primitive recording equipment, and GarageBand. Both attended Yale University, and there a musical partnership developed. As of February 2012, the YouTube channel "KurtHugoSchneider" has garnered over 525 million total views and over two million subscribers. The most viewed video is Just a Dream, with more than sixty million views. His videos have been described by Time as a combination of Glee and Attack of the Clones.

    In December 2010, Tsui made a collaboration with fellow YouTube singer Christina Grimmie, singing Just A Dream. On February 3, 2011, Tsui was featured on Britney Spears' official website, along with his cover of Hold It Against Me. In March 2011, Tsui, and like from his song "Start Again", were also mentioned in the book "Seeker" by Andy Frankham-Allen published in print format by Hirst Publishing, and in all digital formats by Untreed Reads Publishing. In November 2011, he made a mashup based on two songs, "It Will Rain" by Bruno Mars, and "Set Fire to the Rain" by Adele, which have more than 1,800,000 views.

    Sam Tsui was mentioned three times by Tom Hanks when he addressed the class of Yale 2011. Tsui is also featured in the 2010 Yale Admissions video, which has a musical twist. The video, entitled, "That's why I chose Yale", reveals information about the college with students and admission officers breaking out into song across the campus.

    Starting in 2009, Tsui and Schneider have produced a series of episodes of College Musical, a comedy web series parodying the High School Musical film series, with original songs composed by Schneider. Four episodes have been released, with Tsui playing the lead role of Cooper. Following the popularity of the series, it was announced that a film, currently in production, would be made based on the series.

    In November 2009, Tsui appeared on The Bonnie Hunt Show where he was interviewed and performed Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)". He also appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show on February 22, 2010 along with his producer, Kurt Schneider. The pair was interviewed, and Tsui performed a medley of Michael Jackson's songs. Tsui also appeared on ABC World News on October 28, 2009, singing The Jackson 5's "I'll Be There". In November 2009, Tsui appeared on It's On with Alexa Chung, singing Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" for the cast of American television series Glee. On December 2, 2010, Tsui gave an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and performed a mashup of Katy Perry's "Firework" and Bruno Mars' "Grenade" with Schneider.

    Tsui was a Behind-The-Scenes host on NBC's a cappella competition show, The Sing-Off Season 3. He has since gone on to record a "Judges Medley" consisting of Sara Bareilles' "Love Song", Ben Folds' "Gone" and Shawn Stockman's (Boyz II Men) "On Bended Knee" which is free to view on both NBC's website and Tsui's independent YouTube channel, TheSamTsui. Read more »

  • Nina Nesbitt

    Nesbitt was born on 11 July 1994 in Balerno, Edinburgh, she attended the small village school in Bellsquarry and attended Balerno Community High School. She is of mixed descent with a Swedish mother and Scottish father. She started her music career by writing and recording songs in her bedroom and uploading the videos to her YouTube channel. She plays the guitar, piano and flute. As a child, she competed in local and regional gymnastic competitions with her primary school.


    After meeting Ed Sheeran, she was invited to support him on his European tour, and was also invited to support Example after he heard her cover of "Stay Awake". She also appeared in the video for Ed Sheeran's song "Drunk".

    Her second EP, titled The Apple Tree was released in April 2012 and reached #6 on the iTunes download charts after receiving airplay on BBC Radio 1, and also reached #1 on the iTunes singer/songwriter chart.

    In October 2012, Nina embarked on a third UK headline tour, "BOY UK TOUR", in support of her debut single "Boy" and the EP of the same name. She has recently announced the title of her next EP, Stay Out, to be released on the 8th April. Read more »

  • Lisa Mitchell

    Lisa Helen Mitchell (born 22 March 1990 in Canterbury, England) is an English-born Australian singer-songwriter who grew up in Albury, New South Wales. Her debut EP, Said One To The Other topped iTunes in Australia and this success brought her to the attention of boutique London-based publisher, Little Victories, a subsidiary of Sony/ATV, with whom she signed in 2007.


    In 2008 Mitchell relocated to the UK where she spent time working on songs for her debut studio album, Wonder. Mitchell finished sixth in the 2006 season of Australian Idol.

    Said One To The Other is the debut EP release by artist Lisa Mitchell. The EP was released in Australia in late August 2007.
    The songs, "Slow" and "Alice in Wonderland", have also been called "Sailing Softly" and "Alice" respectively. The songs feature vocals, guitar and additional instruments. "Incomplete Lullaby" was written for piano and vocals in contast to her signature acoustic songs, with guitar only accompaniment.

    Welcome to the Afternoon is the second EP release by Lisa Mitchell. The EP was launched in Melbourne on May 21, 2008 but not released officially until the 31st.
    Tracks 2-4 were produced, recorded and mixed by Dann Hume at Broken Door Studio, Melbourne. The first track was produced, recorded and mixed by Anthony Whiting at Idle Luxury Studio, London.
    Album artwork is credited to Erin Paisley-Strueber with photography from Angelo Kehagias.

    Wonder is the first studio album by Australian pop and folk singer Lisa Mitchell, released 31 July 2009 in Australia by Scorpio Music. The album has yielded three singles; "Coin Laundry", "Clean White Love" and "Oh! Hark!".
    Writing for the album began in 2007 where she collaborated with such artists as Ben Lee, Kevin Mitchell, Clare Bowditch and Katy Steele. At the end of 2007 Lisa moved to London to continue writing for the album collaborating with Ant Whiting, Ed Harcourt, Dann Hume and Sacha Skarbek. She returned to Australia in 2008 and re-recorded most of it with Evermore's band member Dann Hume, stating their versions had more energy and were a lot lighter  "they were positive and uplifting." Mitchell explains, "With Anthony, I was homesick by the time I got around to doing the vocals."
    Wonder had commercial success in Australia. It debuted at number six on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart on 10 August 2009, becoming Mitchell's first top ten album. The album spent three weeks in the top ten and twenty-four weeks in the top fifty, re-entering three times. The Australian Recording Industry Association awarded the album a platinum certification for shipping 70,000 copies and became the fifty-sixth highest selling album in Australia for 2009. Wonder was nominated for one ARIA Award at the twenty-third ARIA Awards in 2009 for "Breakthrough Artist  Album", but lost the award to Ladyhawke by Ladyhawke.

    Bless This Mess is Lisa Mitchell's second studio album. It was released in Australia and New Zealand on October 12, 2012. A national album tour started on October 18, 2012. The album debuted at #7 on the ARIA Charts on October 21, 2012.
    Two singles have been released from the album; "Spiritus", which was additionally released as an EP in May, and the title track, "Bless This Mess". Both have charted in the lower top 50 on the ARIA Singles Chart. Read more »

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