A natural-born performer with strong vocal prowess, Taufik Batisah is Singapore’s beloved national icon and one of the biggest stars in the region.

Taufik joined the reality television singing competition Singapore Idol in 2004. His remarkable journey unfolded before everyone’s eyes as he transformed his dreams into reality. With his enthralling stage presence and captivating charm, Taufik won over the hearts of the public and was crowned the first-ever Singapore Idol on 1 Dec 2004.

Taufik went on to release five studio albums. His debut album, Blessings (2005), left a significant footprint in local music history as the best-selling local English album in the past decade with a record sales of more than 36,000 copies. Taufik’s music production capabilities rose to its peak with the release of his fifth album, Fique (2014). The first single “Awak Kat Mane” was a megahit, taking Singapore and Malaysia by storm. The infectious song went viral instantly, with the music video racking up more than 5 million views shortly after its release.



Over the years, Taufik has firmly established himself as a versatile singer, performer, composer and producer in the English and Malay music industry. With a wide music repertoire ranging from jazz, to sentimental ballads, to street hip-hop and pop, he showcases his remarkable talent and ability to connect with audiences across various genres. Moreover, his own distinctive brand of music has earned him widespread acclaim and praise from both fans and music professionals. Audiences in the region and beyond have also witnessed his progression from an aspiring star to an iconic artiste in a league of his own.

Besides his outstanding achievements in Singapore, Taufik also excels on the international stage. He was the only Singapore artiste invited to perform at the Live and Loud Music Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, alongside international artistes KC & JoJo, Kool & Gang and James Morrison. He headlined the performances of the Asean-Korea Commemorative Summit in Jeju (Korea) and Seoul, and represented Singapore in the inaugural Asia Broadcasting Union (ABU) TV Song Festival, a non-competitive concert showcase featuring high-profile music artistes across the Asia-Pacific countries. Taufik performed alongside Korea’s TVXQ, Japan’s Perfume, Australia’s Havana Brown and other singers. The Festival, staged in Seoul, was beamed over Korea’s national television KBS and across the region. Taufik also headlined Singapore Day performances in London and San Francisco, represented Singapore at the ASEAN-JAPAN Music Festival in Tokyo together with Dato Sri Siti Nurhaliza (Malaysia), W-inds (Japan), Sarah Geronimo (Philippines), Andien (Indonesia) and Dong Nhi (Vietnam). The performance was too televised on NHK Asia-wide.

Recognised with more than thirty awards and accolades, Taufik was the recipient of the nation’s highest youth honour, Singapore Youth Award in 2008, and was the first Singapore artiste to be presented the Best Asian Artist (Singapore Award) at the Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA) in 2012 – a major Korean awards ceremony complimenting outstanding Kpop and international artistes. He has also received prominent music accolades such as the MTV Asia Award, AnugeraHitz.sg Awards, Temasek Award, Compass Awards and 17 Anugerah Planet Muzik Awards till date.

Apart from his singing career, Taufik broadened his artistic scope by venturing into acting. He has proven his acting chops through significant roles in various drama and telemovie productions in Singapore, including Demi Adriana (2014) and Tanglin (2018) and Gunting (2018). His outstanding performance in the latter earned him his first Best Actor Award at the Pesta Perdana 2019 TV Awards. He has also starred in the leading roles for Malaysian films, Dakun Doktor Dani (2016) and Soulmate Hingga Jannah (2017).



Taufik’s humble and endearing personality has not only won tremendous fan support throughout his career but also endorsements from popular consumer brands. His wholesome approach has gained recognition from government agencies, prompting him to be the top choice to front various national initiatives. Taufik has also sung for the National Day theme songs, Reach Out For The Skies (2005) with Rui En, and Stronger Together (2022).

Without a doubt, Taufik’s determination and passion to fulfill his aspirations will continue to leave a significant impact on the music scene, shining through the region and beyond.


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