Yuna

Yuna

As the only Malaysian to crossover into global pop stardom (and an observant Muslim to boot), Yuna is used to transcending expectations - and she does so again with her highly anticipated new album, Chapters. Chapters' first official single, the heartbreaking coming-of-age ballad "Crush," meanwhile, pairs Yuna in a surprising duet with none other than R&B icon Usher

Nominations

  • Best Southeast Asia Act

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Video: Crush Feat. Usher

Fun Facts

From: Malaysia
 
Debut Release: Decorate (2010)
 
Biggest Hit: Rescue
 
Fun Fact: The only Malaysian in history to break into the US billboard top 10 (#8 week of June 11, 2016)
 
Why MTV Loves Her: She's the first Malaysian female artist to break out to the US, without having to make any compromise on her Muslim identity.