An Indonesian pop princess who later on moved to Europe to conquer the American charts aswell, Anggun was created in Jakarta and paid attention to local Javanese music in addition to rock symbols like Elvis Presley. She started performing at age seven, and documented her first record just 2 yrs later. By enough time Anggun was 17, she acquired become the most widely used artist in the united states through the early ’90s. Unhappy with her achievement, she transferred to London and afterwards Paris to begin with recording for the breakthrough in to the Western european charts. By using manufacturer Erick Benzi (whose credits extend from Celine Dion to Jean-Jacques Goldman and Johnny Hallyday), the soulstress documented the record Snow over the Sahara for the 1998 discharge on Epic Information. The record was influenced with the ethno-dance (e.g. Deep Forest) and adult modern female vocalist/songwriter pop (e.g. Julia Fordham) well-known at that time, and though it had been only a achievement, the title-track one offered her what will be her biggest ever worldwide strike; charting in eight countries, it visited number 1 in Italy and strike no. 22 on the united states Billboard graph. The recording was also released both in a French edition (entitled Au Nom de la Lune) and an Indonesian (Anggun), creating a pattern that might be replicated with all her following albums. The 2000 follow-up Chrysalis (aka Désirs Contraires) noticed her take even more control of songwriting and move around in an electro-pop path, and in 2002 she documented the soundtrack for the Danish Dogme film Elsker Drill down for Evigt (aka Open up Hearts), that was to become her last recording released in america. For 2005’s Luminescence she select not to use Erick Benzi once again, instead deciding on a collection of makers. She also turned brands to Heben Music, an imprint of Common. The recording was her biggest strike in France, achieving quantity 16, and created her second biggest ever solitary hit in the form of “Saviour” (aka “Cesse la Pluie”). The music was included on the soundtrack from the Jason Statham automobile Transporter 2, which topped the U.S. package office graphs. Elevation adopted in 2008, and her 5th worldwide recording, Echoes, in 2011; it had been her 1st for Warner, and designated the very first time that any British edition of her albums moved into the French graph.
Full Name Anggun
Height 1.63 m
Profession Businessperson, Music Producer, Philanthropist, Spokesperson, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Nationality French, Indonesian
Spouse Cyril Montana, Olivier Maury, Michel Georgea
Awards Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, World Music Award for World's Best Selling Indonesian Artist
Music Songs Nos vies parallèles, A Rose in the Wind, Saviour, Still Reminds Me, Cesse la pluie, In Your Mind, La Neige Au Sahara, Echo, I'll Be Alright, Undress Me, Tua Tua Keladi, Bayang-Bayang Ilusi, Snow on the Sahara, Hanyalah Cinta, Yang 'Ku Tunggu, Je partirai, À nos enfants, Au nom de la lune, Gebyar-Gebyar, Teka Teki, Etre une Femme, Lepaskan, Mon Meilleur Amour, C'est le début, La rose des vents, Look into Yourself, Face au vent, Une île, Katakan Kita Rasakan, Fly My Eagle, Let's Groove, Gaya Remaja
Albums Snow on the Sahara, Echoes, Toujours un ailleurs, Luminescence, Chrysalis, Elevation, Nocturno, Dunia Aku Punya, Anak Putih Abu Abu, Open Hearts, Yang Hilang, Anggun C. Sasmi... Lah!!!, Mimpi, Takut, Best-Of, Tua Tua Keladi, Best-Of: Design of a Decade 2003–2013, Persembahan Terbaik, Gaya Remaja, Laba Laba, Di Kota Mati, Désirs Contraires, Anggun, Echoes (International Special Edition)
Nominations Indonesian Movie Award for Favorite Soundtrack, World Music Award for World’s Best Female Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, Robert Award for Best Song
Movies What Love May Bring, Raped by Saitan
TV Shows Asia's Got Talent, X Factor Indonesia
Anggun is the first Indonesian artist to win a World Music Award.
She and her husband Cyril Montana, welcomed their first child, a girl named Kirana, on November 8, 2007 in France.
Her daughter's name Kirana means Beautiful sunbeam in Indonesian.
Anggun is the best-selling Asian artist outside Asia and was the first Indonesian artist to break into the international music scene in 1997.
La nouvelle génération chante Goldman
TV Movie performer: "Né en 17 à Leidenstadt"
The Eurovision Song Contest
TV Special lyrics: "Echo You and I" / performer: "Echo You and I"
La chanson de l'année
TV Series performer - 1 episode
TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Documentary performer: "Un Jour Sur Terre", "World"