Famous Singer & Songwriter
Awards & Recognition
Wired Celebrity Awards in SHOUT! Awards
Promising Artist Award in PPMH Awards
Popular Female Singer in Berita Harian’s Most Popular Star Awards
During her tertiary studies, Yuna – now an independent Malaysian singer-songwriter – was already involved in the music scene. She began writing her own songs when she was 14 years old and performed self-written songs at the age of 19, after she learned to play guitar. She has also performed in numerous acoustic shows and events in many parts of Malaysia since 2006.Yuna was eventually discovered in the United States by the Indie-Pop record label and management company. They flew to Malaysia to convince her to sign with them and then proceeded to get her a deal with FADER Label, a record label based in New York. In February 2011, she released her US-released ‘Decorate EP’ in the United States in March the same year.
In 2012, Yuna received the National Youth Icon Award, awarded by the Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, for her exceptional achievements in arts.