South Asian music stars are gaining in popularity all around the world. Award winning French singer, Abbas Hassan, has just signed a major deal with the Pan-Asian Film and Music Awards academy (PAIFMA). The awards academy have recognized Abbas Hasan as one of the top Asian artists in the UK and are featuring him as one of the leading young artists to watch. He is now an official brand ambassador for the awards academy. It’s great to see his work recognized globally. In fact, last year, the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) already named Abbas as one of the top Asian artists to watch and he won the Artist of the Year award last year! From number 1 hit singles to touring with the likes of Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra, Abbas Hasan even headlined at the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA). The international star seems to have no boundaries!
After jetting to Hong Kong and Australia as part of being one of the new faces of international fashion brand Mastrioni, Abbas is set to return to London to release his highly awaited new single “Sweet Girl”. The song that truly catapulted him to fame was “Habibi” which you can view below in case you have not seen it before!
Regarding the honor by PAIFA, Abbas Hasan tells us”
“It’s such an honor to be recognized by the Pan-Asian International Film and Music Awards academy. Of all the honors I’ve held over the past few years, it feels overwhelming and extra special to have the academy supporting my work, as my belief is that music and the arts are intended to bring people together and break boundaries. As an Asian artist this message rings true to everything that I do.”
Speaking on becoming the face of Mastrioni, Abbas Hasan said:
“It’s amazing to be chosen as the face of Mastrioni. In my eyes, the brand is all about creating each piece as a work of art. Their couture and pret-a-porter collections are simply stunning and I can’t wait to embark on this journey with them.”
His upcoming track “Sweet Girl” will release in November, 2015. So, be sure to check back on Urban Asian for all the details!