Ten OC Artists to Watch in 2015
Updated: Sep 24, 2020
As with a fine wine, Nilu only gets better with time. The Iranian-American musician seemed destined for instant accolades in 2012 thanks to "Sing for You," a viral piano ballad that introduced us to her enticing vocals and pensive songwriting. It wouldn't be until January of this year that she graced newfound fans with Dichotomy, an impressive four-song EP. But a lot has happened for the 26-year-old since then, including teaming up with Grammy Award-winning producer and former American Idol judge Randy Jackson as her manager and crafting a full-length album, slated for release sometime next year.
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