Bebi Romeo

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Bebi Romeo
Birth nameVirdy Megananda
Born (1974-09-06) 6 September 1974 (age 44)
Jakarta, Indonesia
GenresPop, rock
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, businessman
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
Years active1995–present
LabelsMega Music
Associated actsRomeo, Bima

Virdy Megananda (born 6 September 1974), known popularly as Bebi Romeo, is an Indonesian musician. He began his career in the mid-1990s as the vocalist of band Bima. Before their disbandment, the band released their only studio album, Sebuah Awal (1996), which featured single "Dua Hati". Bebi achieved his prominence in music scene after forming band Romeo in 1998. The band's most popular hit "Bunga Terakhir" (1999) was composed by Bebi himself. He has released four studio albums as the vocalist of the band. [1]

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Bebi Romeo has regularly written and produced hit songs for many notable Indonesian recording artists, such as Krisdayanti, Ari Lasso, Chrisye, Rita Effendy, Reza Artamevia, and Afgansyah Reza. At the 2000 Anugerah Musik Indonesia, Bebi received the award for Best Record of the Year for "Mencintaimu" (sung by Krisdayanti). [2] In 2012, Bebi wrote "Do You Really Love Me" as a collaboration with American vocal group Boyz II Men. [3] He became one of the judges for the first season of X Factor Indonesia , alongside Anggun, Ahmad Dhani and Rossa. [4]

Krisdayanti Indonesian singer and actress

Kris Dayanti, often written mononymously as Krisdayanti, is an Indonesian singer and actress. She is the younger sister of Yuni Shara, another Indonesian singer. She is the daughter of Trenggono and Rachma Widadiningsih. At the age of 9, she sang a song for the movie Megaloman. On three years later, she released her first album, Biasa Saja, together with the soundtrack album for Catatan Si Emon. While still in high school, Yanti participated in numerous singing and modelling competitions. In 1991, she was a finalist in the GADIS Sampul competition.

Ari Bernardus Lasso, better known as Ari Lasso is an Indonesian musician and former lead vocalist of Dewa 19.

Chrisye Indonesian singer and songwriter

Chrismansyah Rahadi, born Christian Rahadi but better known by his stage name of Chrisye, was an Indonesian progressive pop singer and songwriter. In his 40-year career he won many awards and accolades; in 2011 Rolling Stone Indonesia declared him the third-greatest Indonesian musician of all time.

Private life

He married Meisya Siregar on December 14, 2004 [5] and together they have 3 children. [6]

Discography

As the vocalist of Bima

As the vocalist of Romeo

As composer and solo artist

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References

  1. "Artist Profile > Bebi Romeo". KFC Adu Bintang. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  2. "AMI Sharp 2000, Malam Milik Chrisye". Tembang.com. Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2012.
  3. Maullana, Irfan (11 December 2012). "Setelah Gaet Boyz II Men, Bebi Romeo Targetkan Gandeng Rihanna". Kompas . Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  4. Maullana, Irfan (19 December 2012). "Anggun Cipta Sasmi hingga Bebi Romeo Bersaing dalam "X Factor Indonesia"". Kompas . Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  5. Tommy Adi Wibowo; Abraham Fajar (20 January 2016). "'Misteri Ilahi' kisah cinta Meisya Siregar dan Bebi Romeo" (in Indonesian). Storibriti.com. Bebi ... resmi menikahi Meisya pada tanggal 14 December 2004.
  6. Erina Wardoyo (28 July 2017). "Super Romantis, Ini 10 Potret Harmonisnya Bebi Romeo & Meisya Siregar" (in Indonesian). IDN Times. Keluarga mereka ... terdiri dari dua putri dan satu putra.