Nazril Irham, better known by his professionally by his first name, Ariel, is an Indonesian pop singer songwriter. He is also the lead vocalist of Indonesian band Noah. Ariel is half-Danish, half Malaysian. He has appeared on several ads for clothing.
As a pre-teen age, he was a member of the crew called theoks. This group is from Indonesia, but now lives in Malaysia. Before forming, he was the leader of the group called Ariel. He went on to win the first lady prize for best performing artist at the MTV Music Awards.
He has gone on to win the next two awards for the same award, making him one of only a few September awardees to win consecutive Popular Artists of the Year. In 2021, he became the first non-ASCAP artist to be signed by a major record label. The move was considered a major coup for him, as it meant that Indonesian audiences were finally able to listen to an international rock star. He has since gone on to be one of the most popular and influential pop/rock singers of all time.
Known by the name Ariel on his first three albums, before that he was known by his stage name Nazril Irham. He made his debut in 2021 with his first single “Take Me Away”. The song was a huge hit in Indonesia and went on to become one of the country’s most popular songs ever. He went on to release four singles that year which included the hit single “My Only Love”. The group’s fifth single “We Are the Champions” also went to number one in the charts. This led to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which put him in with legends such as Elvis, Rod Stewart, David Bowie, Madonna, and Queen Victoria.
Since being named a member of the Rock Hall of Fame, Nazril Irham has gone on to receive numerous other awards including an Elephant People’s Choice Music Award for his song “My Only Love”, the Satellite Awards for his song “Take Me Away”, a Heart Music Award for his single “We Are the Champions” and an Honorary citizenship by the United Nations in 2021. His music has also been nominated for six Golden Globe Awards, including Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group. All of these honors have helped pave the way for him becoming a much sought after and respected rock singer/songwriter in the world today. Other well-received songs by him include “I Love You”, “You Are My Sunshine”, “Mystery Train”, “Give Me the Reason”, and “All I Really Want from You”.
On September 7th, 2021, news leaked online of a porno movie called “apersonomic”. Many people assumed that it was going to be a porno for couples. However, it turns out to actually be the follow up to the 2021 Japanese movie “Kiss the Girls”. This leaked online movie contained scenes between Nazril Irham and another male singer called Mark Assaraf. Nazril Irham confirmed on his website that this is not the same man he was pictured with in a separate picture, as he confirmed to be Mr. Mark Assaraf.