Wonder who he is? 'The next Jay Sean'! No, I didn't say it, but the whole music press did. He is Abbas Hasan and, as the name declares, Asian in origin, Pakistani to be specific. He was born in Ottawa in Canada, and after he moved to Italy (Paris) when he was one, he carved his way in the world of art in music and acting and singing. His talent sparked from the onset when he started making music for advertisements and other commercials.
But one day, he landed big when he performed for the production giant, Disney in Paris. He has been involved with various artistic portfolios from drama to modeling to acting which fetched him his celebrity status. Consider this: Not only does he sing in French and English but he is well versed in Urdu and Hindi also. His Islamic background gives him a Desi edge as well and makes him a sporadic singer, famed Internationally as well as Nationally.
After signing with Rishi Rich, an Indian-Brit Producer, who has worked with the likes of Britney Spears, Jay Sean and Juggy D, his songs 'Sona' and 'Habibi' catapulting the British- Asiab charts. He performed in the London Premiere of Bollywood's Teri Meri Kahani and toured Europe with
. He also performed a cameo role in an advertisement alongside
Shah Rukh Khan
. He was the only International performer at Times Of India Film Awards in Vancouver in 2013, where he performed 'Away' and 'Sona'.
To count his list of achievements, you'd probably need all your fingers. He has been named " The next big thing" by MTV India as well as by Hello! Magazine. In his native country, Canada, he won the 2015 Artist of the Year Award and was one of best 10 Asian Artists (CBC). In addition to his vocal and musical flair, he is also characterized by a sensational personality. New Asian Post has posted him as one of top 5 Most Stylish Asian Men in the UK.
He is a known personality at the international level and is an Ambassador for 3 brands - Pan-Asian International Film &Music Awards, Mastrioni ( an opulent fashion brand) and Nooka (an NY Watch Company). He was also in The Most Eligible Bachelor's List of Asiana Magazine and Top 10 Most Handsome South Asian Male Models in the UK by Kz. This French Pop Sensation has recently signed with Zee Music India. His most recent single released was 'Akhiyan Teri' in 2017.