Milestones

2019

  • Performs the National Day Parade 2019 theme song “Our Singapore”, alongside Stefanie Sun, JJ Lin, Ramli Sarip, Dick Lee, Kit Chan, Sam Willows and an inter-generation cast.
  • Won first acting award – “Best Actor in a Leading Role (Drama Special)” at Pesta Perdana 2019

2018

  • Represented Singapore at the ASEAN-JAPAN Music Festival in Tokyo. performing alongside Dato Sri Siti Nurhaliza (Malaysia), W-inds (Japan), Sarah Geronimo (Philippines), Andien (Indonesia) and Dong Nhi (Vietnam).
  • Collaborated with Malaysian rapper Altimet on single “Ayu”
  • Acted in the Suria TV series “Gunting”

2017

  • Released second Malaysian movie “Soulmate Hingga Jannah (Leading role)
  • Recorded single “Memilih Mencintaimu” as theme song for movie “Soulmate Hingga Jannah”
  • Acted in Suria telemovie “Gunting“ (Leading role)
  • Composed and performed the theme song “Untuk Kita” for  Suria telemovie “Gunting”
  • Recorded and Performed the song “Everyday Heroes” for the Home Team Anniversary Show & Festival at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
  • Acted in Channel 5′s long form drama “Tanglin”
  • Wrote the single “Bukan Maksudku” for Indonesian diva Rossa
  • Composed and performed “High on Love” – theme song for Anti Drug Abuse Campaign 2017

 

2016

  • First TV hosting for docu-drama “SIMPTOM” on Suria 
  • Made his first  big screen debut in Malaysia movie “Dakun Doktor Dani” as the leading male
  • Recorded the theme song “Like Fireflies” for Malaysia’s Firefly airlines with Ning Baizura and Fazura
  • Wrote the single “Knock Me Out” for Indonesia singer Afgan 

 

2015

  • Appointed Judge on CH5 reality singing competition – “The Final 1″ Season 2 with Jaclyn Victor and Ken Lim 
  • Composed new single “Izinkanku” for the Pioneer Generation Package Campaign
  • Performed with the Singapore Chinese Orchestra in Kuala Lumpur’s Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS at the iconic Petronas Twin Towers to celebrate 50 years of Singapore-Malaysia Friendship.

 

2014

  • Singles “Ikrar Kasih” and “Awakkatmane” topped RIA Charts
  • Appointed Judge on Malaysia’s Astro Channel highest rated reality TV show – Maharajah Lawak Mega
  • Made small screen debut in Suria’s telemovie “Demi Adriana” (Leading role)
  • Single “Menaluk Cinta” appointed theme song for Suria’s telemovie “Demi Adriana”

 

2013

  • Appointed Judge on CH5 reality singing competition – “The Final 1” with Kit Chan and Ken Lim
  • Being the voice of Marty the Zebra for ASTRO x HBO collaboration of Magadascar 3 movie
  • Composed new single “Ikrar Kasih” for the theme song of Malaysia’s TV9 drama series “Luluhnya Sebuah Ikrar”

 

2012

  • Singles “Aku Bersahaja” topped the Malay radio charts in Singapore and Malaysia
  • Released English single “Sky’s The Limit” featuring Rui En. The single topped the 987FM Top 20 Countdown for 2 consecutive weeks
  • Represented Singapore in the first ABU TV Song Festival hosted by KBS in Seoul, Korea, alongside popular artistes such as TVXQ, Perfume and Havana Brown
  • The first Singapore artiste being awarded the “Best Asian Artist – Singapore” Award at Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA)

 

2011

  • Part of the “Home” video project under Total Defence Campaign
  • Fronting “WeAreOne” funding raising project for the Japan Tsunami
  • Released Hari Raya collaboration album “Kenangan Di Hari Raya” with Hady Mirza
  • Represented Singapore to perform with the Asia Traditional Orchestra in Seoul for Korea’s Independence Day
  • Special guest performance at Indonesian Diva Rossa’s “Harmoni Cinta” Concert at Esplanade, performing their duet single “Aku Bersahaja”

2010

  • Headlined the Chingay Grand Finale Performance at Chingay Parade Singapore 2010
  • “Usah Lepaskan” voted #1 song in the radio RIA 89.7 Big Bash Top 20 as the most popular song throughout RIA’s 20 years of broadcast
  • Nominated for 7 awards in the Anugerahitz.sg Awards and crowned with 6 awards
  • Represented Singapore to perform with the Asean-Korea Traditional Orchestra for the UNESCO 2nd  World Conference on Arts Education at Seoul and a special concert at Gwangju (Korea)
  • Appointed as the Malay Language Ambassador by the Malay Language Council and theme song singer to the Malay Language Month 2010
  • Led the National Anthem at the National Day Parade 2010
  • Made theatrical debut at Dick Lee’s reprise of “Fried Rice Paradise – The Musical” which staged 28 shows in commemoration of People’s Association 50thAnniversary
  • Performed for a record-breaking audience of 60,000 at the Gempak Astro Revo Concert at Johor Bahru alongside with Malaysian top singers

 

2009

  • Ambassador for Total Defence 25th Anniversary “What Will You Defend” social ad campaign
  • Singles “Gadis Itu”, “Nafasku” and “Kepadanya” hit #1 on Ria Chart
  • Invited to perform at Singapore Day event held at Hampton Court Palace, London
  • Represented Singapore to perform with the Asean-Korea Traditional Orchestra for the Heads of States at the Asean-Korea Commemorative Summit at Jeju Island (Korea) as well as at its special concert in Seoul
  • Nominated for 6 award categories at the in Anugerah Planet Muzik 2009
  • Performed to international Head of States at the APEC Singapore Evening concert

 

2008

  • Single “Teman Istimewa” debuted high at #3 on RIA Chart and took the #1 spot for 9 consecutive weeks
  • Second single “Berserah” took on RIA Chart’s #1 position for a record high of 13 weeks (Charted 6 months)
  • “Berserah” named as Number 1 Song of the Year on RIA 89.7FM, while “Teman Istimewa” took the 5th position
  • Nominated for a record breaking of 8 award categories at Anugerah Planet Muzik 2008
  • First Singapore artiste to be nominated in the Best Male Artiste (Regional) category alongside the region’s best like Anuar Zain and Glenn Fredly
  • Singles “Usah Lepaskan” and “Berserah” were featured as soundtracks on Malaysian’s RTM TV dramas and telemovies
  • “Berserah” featured as soundtrack on MediaCorp Suria TV’s drama “1988 Segaris Sinar”
  • Headlined performance at President Star Charity 2008
  • Received  the highest youth accolade – the “Singapore Youth Award” by National Youth Council
  • Released fourth album “Suria Hatiku”
  • “Suria Hatiku” featured as theme song on MediaCorp Suria TV’s drama “Cucuku Sayang”

 

2007

  • Specially recorded and performed ASEAN 40TH ANNIVERSARY Theme Song “RISE” for the ASEAN Tourism Forum Opening Ceremony
  • Single – “Usah Lepaskan” is one of the longest charted song on MediaCorp Radio RIA 89.7 FM Chart’s history (attained 11 weeks at #1 spot and charted for 42 weeks). It was later crowned as the Number 1 Song of the Year on RIA 89.7FM, while  his other malay single “Sesuatu Janji” took on the 3rd position
  • Singles – “Usah Lepaskan” topped Brunei’s Pilihan FM and Kristal FM radio charts and was crowned as the Most Popular Local Song and Best Local Song – Singapore
  • Malay Single “Sesuatu Janji” topped RIA 89.7 FM Chart for 4 consecutive weeks (charted for 6 months)
  • “Sombong” was nominated for Best Local Song at Anugerah Planet Muzik 2007
  • Named the BIG HELP AMBASSADOR for NICKELODEON pro-social Big Help Campaign
  • Invited as special guest performer in Radio Television Brunei’s Philihan-Akira Talentime Finals
  • Only Singapore representative to perform at TV3’s Karnival Jom Heboh at Danga Bay JB with Malaysia’s Mawi, Awie and Indonesia’s Irwansyah
  • Released his third album (and debut full Malay album) Teman Istimewa in Singapore and Malaysia
  • Invited by RTM1 to perform as guest artiste at Juara Bintang Klassik, a regional Malay classic songs singing competition
  • Headlined performance at President Star Charity 2007
  • Commissioned to perform the Opening Song at the FINA World Swimming Cup 2007
  • Performed ASEAN 40TH ANNIVERSARY Theme Song “RISE” at the ASEAN SUMMIT graced by leaders from ASEAN countries
  • Only Singaporean artiste invited to perform at Kuala Lumpur Live And Loud 07 Music Festival – which features international artists
  • “Seribu Tahun” a single which Taufik co-wrote, topped the radio charts across Malaysia

 

2006

  • Released exclusive music content through StarHub, a first ever collaboration of such in Singapore
  • Performed at the HYPE UP CONCERT at Singapore Indoor Stadium
  • Wrote and produced the second album “ALL BECAUSE OF YOU”
  • Only Singaporean artiste to be invited to perform at Malaysia’s NTV 7 New Year Countdown Special NITE OF SOULFUL STARS

 

2005

  • Debut album “BLESSINGS” reached DOUBLE PLATINUM status in Singapore within 20 days of the album release, the first for a local English album
  • BLESSINGS is the third best-selling English album of 2005 in Singapore, and the first local album enter the 2005 Top selling English album chart
  • First local Artiste to have his own STAMPS
  • Invited to perform at the ASEAN Tourism Forum
  • Held his first solo showcase to a full house audience in Kallang Theatre
  • Represented Singapore in RTM-Suria Collaboration Muzika Estravagamza alongside Siti Nurhaliza & Jaclyn Victor
  • Named Bukit Batok Youth Ambassador to encourage youths to join in Grassroots activities
  • Listed in the Singapore Book of Records for being the First Singapore Idol
  • Duet with singer/actress Rui En for the National Day 2005 theme song “REACH OUT FOR THE SKIES” as the finale performance at the National Day Parade at the Padang

 

2004

  • Emerged as the FIRST Singapore Idol on 1 Dec 2004

 

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