Indian musician and disc jockey Shaan Singh has signed a deal with record label company Republic Records/Casablanca. With this contract, the 24-year-old Singh, who goes by the name SHAAN, joins the likes top musicians like Drake, The Weeknd, Post Malone, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and Tiesto among others.
The Mumbai-based Singh made his debut at Sunburn in 2009 and was the first-ever Indian DJ to perform at Tomorrowland and also the first to be signed by Virgin EMI. Singh –was in New York City to sign the biggest ever record deal for an Indian artist.
“For the last 10 years, I have grown through numerous small steps that have led up to this phenomenal moment,” Singh said in a statement. “It has taken a lot of hard work along with the efforts of my entire team in making this signing possible,” he said.
Singh has been representing India on the global scene, since his debut as one of the youngest DJs to debut at a music festival in 2009. His first track “Light up the world,” featuring Lauren Evans was picked up by statement records and quickly rose in charts and has been supported by artists like Nicky Romero, W&W and Tritiona.