With a passion for music at a young age, she crossed over into the commercial realm in 1992 when she earned representation from several labels including Sony and BMG.
She has won several awards for her music and performances including the 2015 Global Branding Award for Global Fashion Icon as well as the 2005 AIM Award for Best Pop Album of the Year.
She was born and raised in Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia. She married her husband Omar Sharif Christopher Layton Dalto in 2008.
She is a singer from Malaysia much like Yuna, Siti Nurhaliza, and Shila Amzah.