In a very short time of a musical career, Sona Walia made waves in the Bhangra scene with her debut album ‘RESHAM DI DORI’ and made a mark in the Bhangra industry by winning ‘BEST DEBUT, FEMALE’ at PTC Music awards 2009 (Punjab) followed by ‘BEST DEBUT, FEMALE’ at UK BHANGRA AWARDS, 2009, LONDON.

 

Sona walia was born in Jalandhar city, Punjab. She has an interest in singing since her childhood. Sona's roots are in Punjab and she always makes them shine through her passion of performing arts. Over the years she has enjoyed performing for her local Punjabi community. She graduated in vocal music in India.

After seeing talent in Sona Walia, famous classical vocalist Mr B S Narang introduced her to the talented music director Mr Tejwant Kittu and promoter Papa Joe who then decided to bring her talent forward. Sona started her musical career in 2007 at Papa Joe’s 100 Studio, UK. Working with renowned music director/producer Mr Tejwant Kittu, her Debut Album ‘RESHAM DI DORI-LOVE STRINGS’ got released worldwide under Kittu Productions in 2008 which also featured famous reggae singer/rapper Apache Indian in the song ‘Akhiyan Tere Naal’. This song was later featured in one of the leading soaps in UK, EASTENDERS in Dec 2009.

To promote her mother tongue and Punjabi culture she has been touring abroad, Paris, India, Dubai & Canada. Along with performing at big melas, festivals and concerts and she has been supporting charities through her art.

Sona got recognition by ‘All Party Parliamentary Group in Britain’ who decided to honour her with an award in the ‘HOUSE OF COMMONS’, LONDON on the 24th march 2010 for her contribution towards Punjabi culture.
 

Awards ceremony in 'house of commons'
British parliament


   

Ukbma Award

 

 

Mr B S Narang & Sona

Papa Joe & Sona

Mr Tejwant Kittu & Sona

 

Sona walia released a successful Debut Album ‘RESHAM DI DORI-LOVE STRINGS’ under Kittu Productions in summer 2008 which also featured Apache Indian in the
song ‘Akhiyan Tere Naal’

   

 She is now launching her Second album ‘KURI PUNJABAN’ which is releasing worldwide on 2nd April 2010. With her promising future she is also working on other projects in collaboration with famous artists like LABH JANJUA and MANGAL SINGH and these projects are going to be released in 2010.

 

Sona Walia has been touring, Dubai, India, Paris showing her dedication to promote Punjabi mother tongue worldwide and within UK by performing at the big melas & festivals. Also supporting charities related to Punjabi community through her performance.



 


Sona is now working on her second album along with other major projects, working in a collaboration with other well known artists like Mangal Singh, Pammi bai, Labh Janjua , Lahmber Hussainpuri and many others.