Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Birth name Agnes Monica Muljoto
Also known as NEZ, Agnes Monica
Born July 1, 1986 (age 23)
Origin Jakarta, Indonesia
Occupations Singer, dancer, actress, producer, songwriter
Years active 1995-present
Aquarius Musikindo, Indonesia
Website official Site
Agnes Monica (born Agnes Monica Muljoto on July 1, 1986) is an Indonesian pop singer, dancer, actress, songwriter, and producer Her career started when she was only 6 years old.
Her album "..And the Story Goes" (2003) made her popular as a teenage singer. It was a big success in Indonesia with the singles "Bilang Saja", "Jera" and "Cinta Mati". The album sold 30.000 copies in only 3 days and eventually got double platinum. In 2005 she released her second album "Whaddup A.. '?!" with the hit single, "Tak Ada Logika". It sold 50,000 copies in 10 days and went to triple platinum (with no album promotion in Malaysia). Her third album was "Sacredly Agnezious" (2009), with the hit single, Teruskanlah. Her biggest hit to date is "Matahariku".
Her success brought her fame not only in her homeland, Indonesia, but also in neighboring Asian countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Philippines and even in the Netherlands in Europe. Her performance at the 2008 Asia Song Festival in Seoul, Korea, led her to fame in Taiwan, Korea, China and the rest of the Asia-Pacific region. She is the only singer in Indonesia who has her own dance group called, Nezindahood, who always perform with Agnes on stage. In 2009, she began planning to launch her international career, and started taking Mandarin lessons. A result of this was her role in two Taiwanese drama series, "Romance in the White House" with Peter Ho, and "The Hospital" with Jerry Yan.