In a remarkably short period of time, Yuna has risen from a shy, YouTube sensation to full-on international stardom. In the process, the unique singer-songwriter has become the first artist in Malaysia to break into the American market. The ease with which Yuna has transitioned to border defying mainstream success should not be surprising, considering the effortlessly universal appeal of her organic blend of contemporary pop, acoustic folk and soulful R&B.Yuna experienced success early on, with a quartet of popular indie releases in Malaysia, beginning with her self-titled 2008 EP. That debut disc became a major seller at home, producing the hit single “Deeper Conversation.” The following year, Yuna won the first of several Anugerah Industri Muzik awards, Malaysia’s equivalent of the Grammy. During the same period, the artist also found time to attend law school and open IAMJETFUEL, a successful women’s clothing boutique.Yuna’s latest album, Nocturnal, was recorded in Los Angeles and marks a major step forward for her. Nocturnal 11 sparkling new originals include the warmly intoxicating first single “Falling”, produced by Robin Hannibal of Quadron and the soul-pop group Rhye; the breezy, upbeat “I Wanna Go,” produced by rocker Mike Einziger of iconic modern rock band, Incubus.Previously, Yuna had worked with man-of-the-moment, Pharrell Williams who produced her hit single, “Live Your Life”.Yuna’s North American breakthrough saw the artist winning widespread acclaim while achieving several significant career milestones – Rolling Stone magazine praised her combination of “certified indie cred and massive pop potential”, while The New York Times; described her music as “gorgeous”. She performed high-profile sets at the hugely renowned Lollapalooza and Coachella festivals, and has appeared on shows of popular personalities such as Jimmy Kimmel and Jay Leno.