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Subhi is a singer-songwriter who combines the worlds of music and poetry to tell stories that are personal and emotional.


Jazz, Pop, and Indie Pop

For Fans Of:

Hanita Bhambri, Ankur Tewari, Nikhil D’Souza, Osho Jain, Jasleen Royal

Her experimental approach to music creates a captivating sound that is contemporary yet intimate. She sings and writes in both Hindi and English.

In 2018, she released her debut album Shaitaan Dil (Naughty Heart). The album was co-presented by The Jazz Institute of Chicago, and received much appreciation for its authentic sound and storytelling. She was invited to perform at the prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington DC.

This year, Subhi’s singles have been premiered on Rolling Stone India, Vh1 India and featured on Spotify’s editorial playlists. Currently, she is working on her English EP, scheduled to release in February 2021.

She has performed at SXSW Music Festival, spoken and performed at TEDx, Talks At Google and Facebook. Her songs have appeared on SXSW’s official playlists and NPR.

ABC Chicago showcased Subhi’s musical journey on their Emmy award-winning show Asian Influences, and she is a proud recipient of the 2019 & 2020 Individual Artist Program cultural grant awarded by the City of Chicago.

Last year, Subhi was nominated as ‘Best Asian Entertainer 2019’ by the Chicago Music Awards. She has worked with leading digital platforms Y-Films (Yash Raj Films) and TVF (The Viral Fever) in India. Her song ‘Lovely’ was recently featured in the short film ‘Sunny Side Upar’ produced by the prominent producer & director Anurag Kashyap. The film is now a part of an Anthology of short films that Sikhya Entertainment has curated, and released on Flipkart Video platform. Subhi’s single ‘Chaand Ka Chilka’ won ‘Honorable Mention’ in the world music category of the renowned International Songwriting Competition 2019. Her unreleased song ‘Wake Me Up’ entered the semi-final round for the Unsigned Only 2020 Competition in USA.