Friday, August 6, 2010

Tata Young | Thai Model, Actress & Singer Tata Young
Amita Marie Young (born Su Min Ta Marie Young, Thai: อมิตา มารี ยัง Amita Mari Yang, December 14, 1980 in Thailand), better known under her stage name Tata Young, is a Thai singer, model actress and dancer. She gained prominence when placing first in a national singing contest at age 11, subsequently signing a record deal and releasing her first album Su Min Ta Tata Young in 1997. Within five months, the album had sold over one million copies. Since then, Young has released eight other studio albums, three in English rather than Thai. Her last album is the English Ready for Love, released in 2009 and topping the Thai charts.

In addition to her music career, Young has acted in several television dramas and movies. She is one of the most successful Thai entrepreneur.

Young was born to an American father, Tim Young, and a Thai mother, Bunchorn Young Thai: บัญชร ยัง She started singing and dancing at an early age.

At age 11, Tata surpassed 5,300 other children to be crowned winner of the international division of the nationwide Thailand Junior Singing Contest with her performance of "One Night Only". The victory earned her a contract with Yamaha Music, which groomed her for entry into the entertainment business. In 1994, the 14-year-old caught the eye of A&R executives from GMM Grammy, Thailand 's biggest entertainment conglomerate, who offered her a recording contract. She soon released her debut Thai-language album Amita Tata Young which topped Thai charts and sold more than 1 million copies in less than five months. In celebration of her debut album's sales, a special compilation album was released. The album, titled Tata 1,000,000 Copies Celebration, spawned hit single Chan Rak Thur (English: I Love You), which sold over one million units as well.

For her first year in the business, she collected a string of awards and accolades, included "Entertainer of the Year" by the Bangkok Press, as well as "Best Recording Artist for 1995", an award for "Music Video of the Year", awards for #1 and #2 "Single of the Year", and "Album of the Year" for Amita Tata Young at the Radio Vote Awards in Thailand.


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