Neha Pandey is an Independent Indian pop artist/playback singer and entrepreneur based out of Dubai. Born in UttarPradesh on November 04, Neha spent her childhood years between Mussorie, Dehradun, Delhi and Lucknow.
Neha’s music contains elements of pop, hip hop, Soul and R&B. Western music has had a huge impact in her singing. She has confessed that she likes to perform "songs that have a western flavour in them".
Apart from singing Neha Pandey is also the founder of Bella Bee, an events and Public relations consultancy based out of Dubai. Bella Bee specialises in artfully designed and perfectly planned events and celebrations.
Early Music Days
Neha discovered her passion for singing at a young age of 9 at school singing competition in Loreto Convent Lucknow Neha got personally trained for Indian Classical by Bhatkhande vocal coaches in Lucknow and has won multiple awards and accolades during her school and college days in Lucknow and Delhi.
After her training in music, Neha started gospel singing at the local churches in Lucknow in late 90s.
Encouraged by the positive response of the locals she decided to focus on singing as career and collaborated with indie and rock bands and performed across churches in North India.
Neha’s first professional breakthrough happened in the year 2001 at the Indie Pop talent hunt by Zee TV for the Bollywood movie ‘Tere Liye’. This platform gave her band immense exposure across media.
In the year 2012 Neha moved to Tasmania and formed a band with two Australian members and an African artist and recorded their first song Belly Dancer. The band gained popularity amongst the locals and ABC Hobart.
Neha participated in the Channel V Popstars and was chosen as the city finalist in 2003 Neha believes that her voice has a global appeal and she has collaborated with artists across Hongkong, Australia, Sudan and USA over the years. Some of her successful tracks are Busy Busy (Spotlampe label of 9XM), Allah waariyan Reprise, na roko (neha’s original).
In the year 2017 Neha’s single Na Roko, was aired on MTV in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Americas and Australia. She states that Na Roko is one of her personal favourite works the song she independently worked on. It was written and composed by Neha and was shot in different parts of the UAE. The success of this track played a crucial role in landing Neha the Bollywood soundtrack.
Her latest hit released on October 9, 2018 is titled Busy Busy. This upbeat peppy track is launched by SpotlampE.com at 9X Media Pvt. Ltd. The track is written by lyricist Kumaar (of Chittiyan Kalaiyan fame) and composed by Gourov-Roshin.
The music video of the song Busy Busy has touched 10 Million views on Youtube.
Neha claims that her musical journey has been very varied. She has collaborated with artists from different parts of the world. Her current home Dubai is a multi-cultural place and you get to meet a lot of people from different parts of the world.
Neha says she was lucky that she attracted like-minded people in her professional life. Right from an American to an Australian to a Sudanese to an Emirati. So she did lot of jamming and music and wrote songs with different people.
United Arab Emirates
Alternative, Bollywood, Covers, English, Fusion, Hindi, Mainstream, Original, Sufi, Upbeat, World Music
Hotels & Restaurants, Wedding, Festival, Public Event, Corporate Event, Private Party, Exhibition
Awards and Recognition
2001 - Winner of ‘The national band’ category at the Talent hunt by Zee TV
2003 - Finalist at the Channel V Popstar talent hunt
- Tech Rider
- Sound System