Nathan Hartono. [30] He was also nominated for The Straits Times Singaporean of the Year award. A couple of years later, Hartono sang at a family gathering and Madam Tjioe recalled how her brother- in-law, a pianist, was highly impressed. His mother, Jocelyn Tjioe, is a senior vice-president of the Tung Lok group of restaurants, while his father, Thomas Hartono… Nathan Hartono finished 2nd in the Sing! While Hartono’s Mandarin fan base may have grown exponentially since then, the bachelor is no newcomer on the home-grown English entertainment scene. Nathan Hartono (KB) See Photos. Singer Nathan Hartono was out trekking the Great Wall of China when he suddenly had intense cravings for some comfort food. Dave (Nathan Hartono) is a charming, handsome gentleman who happens to be their client. Nathan Hartono is looking to do Singapore proud when he takes to stage at the Beijing Bird’s Nest Stadium for the Sing! Read more: 4 most popular restaurants in Singapore for Cantonese food, “It’s all up in the air right now. [29] Subsequently, in January 2017, he was appointed as an ambassador for the committee to Promote Chinese Language Learning at an event graced by chairman and Parliamentary Secretary for Education Low Yen Ling, in recognition for his achievements and for his efforts to improve his Mandarin during the course of the programme, and will work with the committee to promote the learning of the Chinese language among Singapore students. Meanwhile, he wants to be able to make music for as long as he possibly can and not just as a singer either. [25] This result was, nevertheless, the best a Singaporean (and any contestant who is not a Chinese citizen) has done in the competition since it went global in 2014. “He likes to innovate, experiment and push his own boundaries. The ten facts you need to know about Nathan Hartano, including life path number, birthstone, body stats, zodiac and net worth. Put them together, toss in a high-stakes corporate film project and you get a recipe for mayhem!. Off the stage, Nathan Hartono loosens up by catching a film and filling his shopping bags along the glitzy Orchard Road. Life, Love and All That Jazz in 2006. SingHealth 2020: Defining Tomorrow’s Medicine, 4 tips to show off your pregnancy in style, Everything you need to know about choosing the right medical insurance plan, 4 most popular restaurants in Singapore for Cantonese food, 5 beauty treatments to reset your skin this December. Starring in When Ghost Meets Zombie, says Nathan Hartono", "Singapore jazz singer Nathan Hartono loves to play games",, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles containing Chinese-language text, Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, I Will / Here, There And Everywhere (Medley), Official soundtrack for Indonesian feature film, This page was last edited on 2 December 2020, at 04:05. According to them, he showed his penchant for performing at a young age. [24], He finished second overall in the final round that took place on October 7 at the Beijing National Stadium, after singing a mashup of classic hits "Moonlight Under The City" and "Women's Flower". China", "Netizens debate how 81 judges cast 92 votes in, "Nathan Hartono returns to Singapore on Sunday night", "Nathan Hartono performs in school visits as new Chinese language ambassador", "Who will be ST Singaporean of the Year? “And when you do enough of those shows, at some point, you figure out how to entertain yourself on stage. On the other hand, his father, Mr Thomas Hartono, 61, a semi- retired resort consultant, advised him to continue with music. [12], After winning the 2005 Teenage Icon singing competition, Nathan made his debut as a singer in 2005 and released his first album, LET ME SING! Debuted as a singer in 2005. Country: Indonesia. The art centre’s head of programme partnership, Ms Amy Ho, recalls that his “charming ways” were “quite unusual for a young person and made him seem older than his years”. Nathan Hartono said he did not know enough to provide a fair response but said that 'you don’t just drop your friends the moment it becomes inconvenient to have them'. Top photo from Tung Luk Group Facebook page. Last Saturday, he made an appearance at one giveaway outside Bugis+ mall and personally handed out free Milo to fans. [32], In the end of 2019, Hartono comeback under Warner Music China, with a mandarin single song "Dig Deep", releasing the music video on December 26, 2019. While there was supposed to have been 81 judges, 92 votes were cast – 45 of which were for Hartono and the remaining 47 for eventual champion Jiang Dunhao. More importantly, he could connect with musicians from different backgrounds from all over the world. See Photos. 1 on the now-closed HMV Singapore’s jazz charts. “It’s been way too busy and too many things have been changing to focus on that part of life. When local singer-songwriter Nathan Hartono announced he was in a long-distance relationship with Dutch-Korean singer Na-Young Jeon to his 129,000 Instagram followers on June 17, … [31], In 2018, Hartono made his debut in the Chinese market by releasing a Mandarin-language version of his song "Electricity", which was released on February 7, 2018 in China, and February 9 elsewhere. It went to No. The only thing he can confirm is the release of his EP with Warner, which will be a mix of English and Mandarin songs. Nathan Hartono. His grandfather is Mr Tjioe Ji Nan, founder of TungLok Group. Hartono Family. In 2012, he made his acting debut in Spring Awakening, a musical about teenage sexuality. China, are highly supportive. I love food. Read more: Everything you need to know about choosing the right medical insurance plan. Life, Love and All That Jazz, in 2006 which consisted of 11 tracks. Nathan was born in Singapore as a permanent resident, after his then Indonesian Chinese parents migrated here. But the practical side of me was like, ‘You should get a proper job’.”. All rights reserved. This year's official NDP theme has finally dropped. He was tasked with food running, making sure that orders were sent through from the kitchen to the serving area. I’m realising that now. Born Nathaniel Hartono @ Nathaniel Xiang, the singer and his siblings – Norman, 28, and Nydia, 22 – were born in Singapore. Nathan had an elder brother, Norman Hartono, and a younger sister, Nydia Hartono. In 2014, he took a sabbatical and returned to Singapore to focus on his singing career. Read more: 4 tips to show off your pregnancy in style. Other gigs since have included a role in HBO Asia’s fantasy action television series Halfworlds. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. [7] Nathan has an elder brother, Norman Hartono, and a younger sister, Nydia Hartono. By then, his opponents were Chinese nationals Xu Geyang, Jiang Dunhao, Yang Meina and Wang Chenrui, as well as teenager Jeryl Lee of Malaysia. See Photos. “He’s very committed and involved in all that he does and remains very humble and warm despite all his successes.”. Log In. or. Nathan Hartono… Nathaniel Hartono Xiang, popularly known as Nathan Hartono (born 26 July 1991) is a Singapore-based Indonesian singer and actor. Born in Singapore on 26 July 1991 to Chinese Indonesian parents,[5][6] Nathan's father, Thomas Hartono, is the managing director of PT Anandini Vimala, while his mother, Jocelyn Tjioe, is the senior vice president of Singapore-based Tung Lok group, which was founded by his grandfather. The album has a total of 12 tracks, with most of the songs covered by Nathan such as "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head", "Everybody's Changing", "Moody's Mood for Love", "Seven Nation Army" during his concerts.[14].