Raisa (born Raisa Andriana, 6 June 1990 in Jakarta, Indonesia), is an Indonesian recording artist. She came to prominence with the song “Serba Salah”. Before becoming a solo singer, Raisa was the vocalist of the band formed by Kevin Aprilio called Andante.
Raisa’s singing talents had been seen since her earlier age. When she was 3, little Raisa often pretended to be a singer on stage.
Raisa draws her unique voice subtly merged the color, character and unique singing technique from her favorite singer such as Brian McKnight, India Arie, Stevie Wonder, JoJo, Joss Stone, Alicia Keys and James Ingram.
Raisa has two studio album, titled “RAISA” (2011) and “Heart to Heart” (2013), and several hit single such as “Serba Salah”, “Could It Be”, “Apalah Arti Menunggu”, “Terjebak Nostalgia”, “LDR”, “Pemeran Utama”, and “Teka Teki” among all.
Her stage performance also no less mesmerizing. Raisa often appeared in international music festival and concert, such as Java Jazz Festival, David Foster’s concert, Lenka’s concert, and unexpectedly, Metallica’s concert. Her solo concert has been held several times in Singapore (2014), Jakarta (2015) and Surabaya (2015).
Raisa started gaining recognition for singing “Serba Salah” (All I Do is Wrong), and she became one of the guest stars on Java Jazz Festival 2011. After performing on the prestigious event, she started to gain popularity in Indonesian music scene. Raisa won an award in Anugerah Musik Indonesia (Indonesian Music Awards) as Best Newcomer.