Arooj Aftab is a 37-year-old Pakistani who started her music career in Lahore, studied at Berkeley College of Music, USA and has released three solo albums so far. She is a brilliant songwriter and singer who received nominations for her love song. Arooj Aftab (born March 11, 1985) is a brilliant Pakistani singer, songwriter and producer. Its musical genres are minimalist, jazz and neo-Sufi idioms.
Arooj Aftab learned to play the guitar and began to develop his voice by listening in depth to various musicians such as Begum Akhtar. In the early 2000s, Aftab was one of the first female musicians to use the Internet to promote her music in Pakistan, her renditions of “Hallelujah” and “Mera Pyaar” went viral and won her fan recognition.
Lately, Arooj Aftab has been in the headlines after being nominated for the Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy nominated Arooj Aftab for two Grammy Awards.
In addition to the Best New Artist Award, her song “Love” was nominated for Best Global Musical Performance (Global Performance). Arooj Aftab is one of the few singers to be nominated for the 2022 Grammy Awards, the biggest accolade in the American music industry.
The reaction in Pakistan and the US seems to be somewhat similar, some people have enjoyed Arooj Aftab’s music for many years and are happy after his appointment, while for some people his name is unfamiliar.