After one of Indonesia’s talented singers managed to scored history by recording her name on the Billboard song, now the famous Indonesian Diva has won a prestigious award at the 2018 Big Apple Music Award (BAMA). Who else if not Rossa. The woman whose full name is Sri Rossa Roslaina Handiyani
was awarded the 2018 Best Indonesia Artist category. This award was given in the United States on Friday, November 23, 2018.
Rossa, who was usually called “teh ocha” had previously won the 2017 Best Indonesia Singer award. At that time, the event was held in New York In the Indonesian music industry, the name Rossa was a guarantee of success. Various awards have graced her career journey. She once won The Best Indonesia Singer 2017 by Wonderful Indonesia organized by the Ministry of Tourism. She also successfully won local awards such as the Global Leadership Awards for Celebrity of the Year (2017), the 2017 Most Fashionable Woman (2017) Insert Fashion Awards, The Most Favorite Singer by Insert 14th Anniversary 2017, The Most Inspiring Singer by MNC Lifestyle 7th Anniversary, The Most Consistent Indonesian Female Singer by 17th iRadio (2018), The Best Female Singer by SCTV Music Awards (2018).
Not only in the local country, Rossa also often gets international music awards such as The Winner “Queen of Indonesia Pop” by Asia Pop 40 (2017), Planet Muzik Special Award / Legend Award – Anugerah Planet Muzik (APM 17th 2018), and many more.
In fact, in Malaysia, Rossa received the title of Dato Sri. “Rossa is the only Indonesian artist who won the Dato title. And this year, the title was raised to Dato Sri, “said the manager of Rossa, Intan Bacil. Not only that, Rossa is also trusted to sing the song ‘Pesona Indonesia’ and ‘Wonderful Indonesia’. This song is part of Indonesia’s tourism promotion used by the Ministry of Tourism. Its promotion is carried out in international media.
The 2018 will be a good momentum for Rossa. Because, the singer who is familiarly called Ocha has just released her latest album, “A New Chapter”. This album was made in Hollywood by involving world-class music producers. In America, Rossa went through the recording process with Mitch Allan, a vocal producer. Mitch Allan is a musician, song writer and music producer. He has handled world class singers such as Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Pitbull, Fifth Harmony, Kelly Clarkson until Simple Plan.
In addition to singing, Rossa also often appeared as a jury of talent search events. One of them, Indonesian Idol Junior. In fact, among young people Rossa was chosen as a favorite.
Hopefully Rossa’s achievements can be an inspiration for you to continue to be Indonesia’s pride regardless of your talents and wherever you are.