Suki Low Sook Yee


Suki Low Sook Yee

Infobox musical artist
Name = Suki Low Sook Yee
_zh. 劉淑怡


Img_capt = Suki presenting at Kuala Lumpur International Film Festival 2007
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Birth_name = Low Sook Yee
Alias = Suki
Born = birth date and age|1989|12|11
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Origin = Seremban, Malaysia
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Genre = Pop
Occupation = Singer
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URL = [http://www.sukilow.com.my/ Official Website]
* [http://supersukis.proboards47.com/ Official Fan Club - Supersukis]
* [http://www.monkeybone.com.my Recording Label - Monkey Bone]
Associated_acts = Faizal Tahir
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Low Sook Yee (zh-cp|c=劉淑怡|p=Liú Shúyí; born December 11, 1989) or popularly known as Suki, is the winner in the One in a Million competition. It is Malaysia's first ever reality singing competition to offer a one million ringgit prize to the winner. To date (July 2008), she has released one full album, "Finally | Akhirnya", under the Monkey Bone label.

Biography

Suki is a Malaysian Chinese who hails from Seremban, the capital of one of the smaller Malaysian states south of Kuala Lumpur. She was 16 years old at the time of her victory.

Her former secondary schools are SMK Methodist (ACS), Seremban (Form 1 to 3) and SMK King George V, Seremban (Form 4 and 5).

"One in a Million"

Suki was a favourite to win, ranking higher than professional singer Dayang Nurfaizah after the tests. She was eliminated during the knock out round but returned by popular vote during the Second Chance stage.

Throughout the competition, Suki sang:
* Mobile - Avril Lavigne (Top 20)
* I'm With You - Avril Lavigne (Second Chance)
* Underneath Your Clothes - Shakira (Top 12)
* You Oughtta Know - Alanis Morissette (Top 10)
* Behind These Hazel Eyes - Kelly Clarkson (Top 9)
* Pasangan Yang Tepat - Marshanda (Top 8)
* Inside Your Heaven – Carrie Underwood (Top 7)
* When It Falls Apart - The Veronicas (Top 6)
* Pudar - Rossa (Top 6)
* Kaulah Segalanya - Ruth Sahanaya (Top 5)
* Cepat-cepat - Jaclyn Victor (Top 5)
* Mimpi Pun Sama - Sarah (Top 4)
* Permata Pemotong Permata - Ella (Top 4 - Duet with Ella)
* Losing Grip - Avril Lavigne (Top 3)
* Seindah Biasa - Siti Nurhaliza (Top 3)
* Berdiri - Original composition (Grand Finale)
* Everything - M2M (Grand Finale)

At its grand finale on September 22, 2006, she garnered 39% of the votes with her rendition of the songs, Berdiri and Everything. She ousted Muhammad Alif bin Mohd Satar and Ahmad Faizal Tahir who had 27% and 34% of the votes respectively.

In 2007, Suki is appointed the Brand Ambassador of Pepsi Malaysia along with the runner-up of OIAM 2006, Faizal Tahir.

"Finally | Akhirnya"

On 18 June, 2008, over half a year after OIAM1 runner-up Faizal Tahir released his debut album, Low launched hers, aptly titled "Finally | Akhirnya". [cite news|title=Suki _zh. 金发出击 不抗拒走性感路线|publisher=Nanyang Siang Pau|date=|url=http://www.nanyang.com/index.php?ch=7&pg=14&ac=854697|accessdate=2008-06-22] The 11-track album consists of songs in Bahasa Malaysia and English, including "Berdiri" ("Stand Up"), "Don't", and "Ku Teruskan" ("I Carry On", the Malay version of the Chinese hit "Against the Light" ( _zh. 逆光) originally recorded by Stefanie Sun.) [cite news|author=Mohd Nasif Badruddin|title=Anugerah ‘Pemanas’ Kembali Aktif|publisher=Harian Metro|date=2008-05-08|url=http://myselebriti.com/2008/05/08/anugerah-pemanas-kembali-aktif/|] She also introduced her own all-girl dance quartet, Sequence, who had been seen performing with her in the music video for "Usah"/"Don't" and stage appearances.

External links

* [http://oneinamillion.bluehyppo.com/suki/ Suki on One in a Million's official site]
* [http://www.sukifanclub.net.ms/ Suki Fan Club]
* [http://www.monkeybone.com Recordin Company]

See also

*One in a Million
*SMK King George V

References


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