SEVA just made history, as the FIRST Kurdish, Iraqi singer on an American singing competition in American Idol. She received 3 YES's from iconic celebrity judges Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan and Katy Perry and made it to Hollywood of this years season.
With a fusion of Ethnic, Soul and Pop, SEVA is on the rise.
Spending her childhood migrating through different countries, English was her fourth language. She is the first and only musician in her family and sings in 4 languages.
SEVA began her journey performing all over the Washington Metropolitan Areas captivating audiences with her powerful stage presence. She has been featured on WUSA 9 "Great Day Washington", CBS Channel 6 "Virginia This Morning", has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club, and was the opening act at the official grand opening of the Horseshoe Casino alongside Gladys Knight, just to name a few. She was the winner of the Disney American Idol Experience in Orlando, FL where an audience of a thousand people voted for her. She has performed at various well-known festivals around the East Coast and has even sang at restaurants, country clubs, private parties, corporate parties...you name it!
SEVA just completed writing and recording her first official EPK set to be released this summer! She is also writing and producing albums in all 4 languages and she is well on her way with her first project. She has also written songs for various notable producers and artists and is building her songwriting portfolio. She has found her voice through songwriting where she expresses her deepest personal truths.
"I realized music is the only universal language, where I am able to connect with people of all races, ages and backgrounds." Her passion extends beyond just festivals, and music venues. SEVA has a passion for collaborating with humanitarian organizations and foundations that support different causes. She has performed for events/organizations such as Fight for Children's Annual Fight Night, The American Red Cross, Preemptive Love Coalition, Boys and Girls Clubs, IconTalks, AAUW Womans' non profit organization, among others.
SEVA is not just music, she is a movement. Follow her journey.