Roveena

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Roveena
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Background information
BornSri-Lanka
GenresPop
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Years active2010–present
LabelsVintage Green Records

Roveena is a Canadian singer and recording artist based in Toronto.[1][2][3] Roveena is a member of the Canadian Songwriters Association[4]

Career[change | change source]

Roveena graduated from University of Waterloo where she studied piano and composition.[5] Roveena started her music career in 2010, when she began posting song covers on YouTube including the Etta James classic At Last, and was invited to perform live on CITY TV Breakfast Television.[6][7] Roveena was also invited to sing the national anthem at various Toronto Blue Jays and NFL games.[8] In 2012, Roveena made it to the Top 10 on the singing competition show TVI’s Superstar.

In 2016, she collaborated with Lymphoma Cancer Canada and became a Brand Ambassador of the organization.[9]

Discography[change | change source]

Year Album Genre Credit Label
2017 Burning Room (single)[10] Pop Solo Vintage Green Records
2017 Fearless[11] Pop Solo Vintage Green Records
2012 Perfect World[12][13] Adult contemporary Solo Vintage Green Records

Awards[change | change source]

  • Independent Pop Music Award, 2017[14]
  • Anokhi Female Musical Artist Of The Year, 2017[15]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Roveena - New Songs, Playlists & Latest News - BBC Music". BBC. Retrieved 5 January 2018.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Roveena - Songwriters Association of Canada". Songwriters.ca. Archived from the original on 23 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  3. "Roveena in May.Life & Live the Talent, Newcomer and Artist Magazin". May.Live. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  4. "Roveena - Songwriters Association of Canada". Songwriters.ca. Archived from the original on 23 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  5. "Singing Sensation, Roveena Gnanabakthan". CTYA`s Blog. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  6. "Roveena: 'Wherever I Go' ~ 'My Heart will go on' ~ 'Make you feel my love'". Thiruvedkai ~. 25 August 2011. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  7. "Roveena: Fearless". FYIMusicNews. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  8. Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce 12th Annual Awards Gala at Fairmont Royal York Hotel to honour outstanding Tamil Business & Community Leaders (PDF). Monsoon Journal. 2010. p. 48. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  9. "Roveena is Ambassador for Lymphoma Canada | Lymphoma Canada". Lymphoma.ca. Archived from the original on 25 November 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  10. "BURNING ROOM/ROVEENA". cbc.ca. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  11. "2017 Thanksgiving Sees 33+ New Albums!". Canadian Music Blog. 7 October 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  12. "Perfect World - Roveena Song - BBC Music". BBC. Retrieved 5 January 2018.[permanent dead link]
  13. "Roveena - Perfect World EP - Thamarai". Thamarai. 18 October 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2018.[permanent dead link]
  14. "Winners - Toronto Independent Music Awards". torontoima.com. Archived from the original on 19 October 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  15. "HOTSTAR PRESENTS THE ANOKHI AWARDS 2017 HONOURED THE SOUTH ASIAN COMMUNITY FROM AROUND THE WORLD". The Asian Connections Newspaper. 4 December 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.

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