Lead vocalist, Prema Yin is no stranger to the music industry in Malaysia. Having launched her EP, “Eyo Eyo” in August 2009, she has thus received great reviews from the local media. The press has dubbed her as the upcoming “Rock Princess” of Malaysia. Prema Yin has been singing since she was in primary school, entertaining crowds at weddings, private functions and having a go at age group singing competitions. She took part in the National level singing competition organized by NTV 7, Who Will Win Malaysian Topstar and emerged as the winner in 2004. Not only that, she has had the opportunity to perform on stage with Colbie Caillat (famous for her song, ”Bubbly”) and the great John Ford Coley. In January 2009, she had two nominations for the Voize Independent Music Awards (VIMA) for Best Female Vocalist (Overall) and Best Rock Vocalist, which she bagged the Bronze Award, being the only female nominated amongst a category dominated by men. In 2010, she received four nominations, Best Rock Vocalist, Best Female Vocalist (Overall), Most Mindblowing Video Clip and Best Pop Song, where she received the Gold Award for “Eyo Eyo”. Prema Yin is also being nominated for the Asian Voize Independent Music Awards (AVIMA2010) which is dubbed to be the biggest independent music award in the world. Nominations include Best Pop Song and Best Female Vocalist(Overall). In 2010, Prema Yin received 4 nominations for the Anugerah Industri Muzik (AIM Awards) for Best New Artiste, Best Engineered Album, Best Music Video and Best Musical Arrangement in a Song for Eyo Eyo. The AIMs is the biggest Malaysian music awards, equivalent to the American Grammys which was aired on May 2nd, 2010. Her first ever EP, which she worked with Greg Henderson was recently launched on 19th August 2009 at Mist Club, Bangsar. Together with her band, MON9, they recently toured Japan in September. Her English track together with her band “Blow My Mind” and Malay track “Marilah” are out on all Radio Stations!
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