Nadia Ali

Born Aug 3, 1980

Nadia Ali is a Pakistani-American singer-songwriter, born in Libya and raised in Queens, New York. She gained attention as the frontwoman and songwriter of the band iiO, after their 2001 hit "Rapture" reached No. 2 on the UK Singles Chart. The song also charted across several countries in Europe. Their 2006 single, "Is It Love?", reached the top of the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart.… Read More

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1980 Birth Born on August 3, 1980.


2001 20 Years Old Ali gained prominence in 2001 as the frontwoman and songwriter of the band iiO after their debut single "Rapture" reached No. 2 on the UK Singles Chart. … Read More
2005 24 Years Old 1 More Event
After embarking on a solo career in 2005, Ali became successful as an oft-requested vocalist in electronic dance music.
2006 25 Years Old …  Her first solo release was the 2006 single, "Who is Watching?", a collaboration with Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren, which appeared on his album Shivers. … Read More
2008 27 Years Old In June 2008, she released "Crash and Burn", the first single from her solo album. … Read More
She released her debut album Embers in 2009. … Read More
Ali's first release in 2010 was the track "Try", a collaboration with German producer Schiller, chosen as the lead single from his album Atemlos, the music video premiered on YouTube in February 2010.


2011 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Ali released the single "Pressure" with Starkillers and Alex Kenji in 2011, which became a club and festival anthem and received an International Dance Music Award. … Read More
In May 2012, Ali announced her move to Los Angeles citing the need for a change after spending 26 years in New York City. … Read More
2013 32 Years Old 1 More Event
When asked about an update on her album in a Google Hangout in December 2013, she said the release would take a while citing commitments in her personal life as the reason for the delay.
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