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Yuna is the stage name of Yuna Zarai, a Malaysian pop vocalist and guitarist. Born Yunalis Mat Zarai in the town of Kedah, she began writing songs at age 14. She soon taught herself to play guitar, and by 2006, in need of a creative outlet while attending law school, performed for an audience for the first time. Yuna offered her music on her MySpace page, which went on to net over one million plays. This online success tipped off the Indie-Pop label/management company to her music, and in early 2011 she signed with the Fader label. Joined by guitarist Pa'an, bassist Efry Arwis, and drummer Adib Azfar (and later, Adil Ali), Yuna made her recorded debut in Malaysia in 2008 with a self-titled EP, which went on to snag five Anugerah Industri Muzik nominations (the Malaysian equivalent of the Grammy). She took home four trophies, including Best New Artist and Best Song (for the breakout hit "Deeper Conversation"). The Decorate EP followed two years later (and was released stateside in spring 2011). Decorate included the viral hit "Rocket," which won raves from Billboard magazine, indie rock radio station KEXP, and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, as well as ink in SPIN's Eight Bands You Need to Hear Now. On the performance end, Yuna was nominated as one of MTV Iggy's Best New Bands in the World in 2011, and she marked the occasion by playing at the historic MTV Studios. Yuna rang in 2012 with a new single, "Live Your Life," produced by Pharrell Williams as a preamble to her self-titled full-length debut, which arrived that April. Summer 2012 found Yuna sharing the Lollapalooza stage with the likes of Florence + the Machine, Jack White, and Childish Gambino. In 2013, Yuna returned with the album Nocturnal, featuring the single "Falling." In February 2016, Yuna previewed her third album with the release of "Places to Go," a single produced by hip-hop legend DJ Premier. The full album, Chapters, was released three months later. ~ Chrysta Cherrie
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Stations Featuring

    R&B Smooth Jams

    R&B Smooth Jams
    2 songs

    Smooth Jazz

    Smooth Jazz
    2 songs

    New Smooth Jazz

    New Smooth Jazz
    2 songs

    Adult Alternative

    Adult Alternative
    2 songs

    Adult Rock

    2 songs

    Coffeehouse Corner

    1 song

    Electronic Chill

    1 song

Albums by

Top Songs by

  1.   Song
  2.   Live Your Life
  3.   Best Love
  4.   Crush
  5.   Decorate
  6.   Lullabies
  7.   I Wanna Go
  8.   Coffee
  9.   Someone Out of Town
  10.   Come as You Are
  11.   Places to Go
  12.   Fears and Frustrations
  13.   Bad Idea
  14.   Right Again
  15.   Best of Me
  16.   Used to Love You
  17.   Lanes
  18.   Time
  19.   Unrequited Love
  20.   I Want You Back
  21.   Your Love
  22.   Deeper Conversation
  23.   Lights and Camera
  24.   Fading Flower
  25.   All I Do
  26.   Let Love Come Through by Kyle
  27.   Pulang by SonaOne
  28.   Just Go My Way
  29.   Colors
  30.   Remember My Name
  31.   Too Close
  32.   Escape
  33.   Falling
  34.   Musician
  35.   Stay
  36.   Island
  37.   Favourite Thing
  38.   Lovesong
  39.   A Whole New World
  40.   Come Back
  41.   Someone Who Can
  42.   Lovely Intermission
  43.   Mountains
  44.   Rescue
  45.   Young
  46.   Loud Noises
  47.   See You Go
  48.   Tourist
  49.   Planes
  50.   Mannequin
  51.   Poor Heart

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