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Mỹ Linh (born Đỗ Mỹ Linh, August 19, 1975 in Hanoi) is a Vietnamese singer. Best known for her vocal power and melismatic skills.Read More...
Mỹ Linh exhibited musical and performing talents at a very young age, gathering awards at various local children music contests. In 1994, she graduated from Bach Mai High School and came first in the entrance exam to the Hanoi Conservatory of Music. She graduated in 1997, having become a famous pop singer.
In August 1993, Mỹ Linh and the Hoa Sữa band came second place at the National Pop Music Festival. Mỹ Linh herself won the Best New Artist award with the song "Thì Thầm Mùa Xuân" by composer Ngọc Châu. Mỹ Linh started her professional music career after the Festival and became one of the best-loved Vietnamese singers.
In 1998, Mỹ Linh married composer and producer Anh Quân. This was an important step in her music career. She began to perform Soul and Funk music. She went on a Vietnam tour "Tiếng Hát Mỹ Linh" in 1998, performing in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City. Following the success of the tour, in 1999, she released her album "Tóc Ngắn" , which has become her trademark.
In 2003, Mỹ Linh signed a contract with the American record company, Blue Tiger, to release an English-language album, attracting wide media attention in Vietnam. Coming to America was released in 2004.
In 2006, Mỹ Linh was one of the judges for "Sao Mai Điểm Hẹn", a singing contest hosted by Vietnam Television to discover young music talents.
Mỹ Linh has performed in many countries, including China, Thailand, Korea, Russia, Germany, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Cuba, United States, Canada and Australia. In 2006, she was the only Vietnamese artist performing in Asian Divas night in Nagoya, Japan.
Her favourite singers are Thanh Lam, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Brian McKnight and Baby Face.
Mỹ Linh has released over 14 albums, amongst which are:
* Vẫn Hát Lời Tình Yêu
* Cho Một Người Tình Xa
* Tiếng Hát Mỹ Linh (1997)
* Tóc Ngắn (1999)
* Tóc Ngắn 2 - Vẫn Hát Lời Tình Yêu (2000)
* Made In Vietnam (2003)
* Coming to America (2004)
* Chat với Mozart (2005)
* Để Tình Yêu Hát (2006)
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