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Popular Indonesian Musician
About Ahmad
 He is a popular musician, songwriter, arranger, and
producer in Indonesia
 He is a leader of rock band Dewa 19 and Ahmad
 He is a member of intercontinental rock band titled
The Rock
 He is the owner of a producing company called
Republic Cinta Management
 Has many hits from the bands he is especially Dewa
 He has produced many stars including: Maia
Ahmad, Agnes Monica, Alexa Key, and Mulan
 Has written songs and lyrics for many pop stars
 Awards: Best musical arrangement, best producer,
and awards for Dewa 19
 One of the most influential musicians in Southeast
Musical Background
and Influences
 Stepbrother, Dedang S. Manaf was a musician
 His father bought him a keyboard and paid for
music lessons as young boy in hopes he would grow
talented in classical music
 He was influenced by the Rock band Queen
 He is the vocalist and keyboardist for Dewa 19
 Has a strong interest in Jazz
About the Music and
Reaching Audience
 He has incorporated some traditional elements of
Indonesian regional music into his mostly Western
and modern style
 Dewa 19 has released many popular and best-selling
albums and is still “ a large force in the Indonesian
music arena”
 The Rock is extremely popular in Indonesia as well
 Collaboration with other artists
 Judge for Indonesian Idol and the X-Factor Indonesia
 Disseminates music through albums and tours
Political Statements
 One additional thing I found interesting about his
music is that he used it to fight against religious
extremist and hate in one of his best selling albums
“Warriors of Love” in fact his was even cited in the
Washington Post really showing his music crosses
 This is also one of the reason he is my favorite artists
because I think it really great when popular artist use
there popular position to advocate to make the
world better
Song – “Warriors of
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrNi7HXuVu8
 http://ahmaddhani.blogseleb.com/bio/
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmad_Dhani
 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wpdyn/content/
 http://www.mtv.com/artists/ahmaddhani/biography/