Genre: Pop
Hometown: New York, NY

A-Zal is an American pop singer. He is the first pop singer of Indian origin who is breaking into the American pop music scene. After writing soundtracks for Marvel Studios' "Loki" and "Ms. Marvel", he released his debut single "Movie Script" in August 2023 which charted in US radio skyrocketing to the Mediabase TOP 40 Activator Charts in just its second week of its release. A-Zal has been featured in reputed music magazines such as Clash, Notion, Wonderland and Rolling Stone.

Born in India, A-Zal's family migrated to the UK and his childhood was immersed in British pop culture while living in Hounslow, London. He attended Hounslow Heath School, where his passion for music began through the school's music program. Mouth organ and guitar were the first instruments he learnt, and he started writing songs at the age of 11.

He migrated to the USA in 2018 after he was granted the Extra-Ordinary Ability visa. A-Zal made his first splash as a soundtrack writer in Hollywood with major film studios such as Marvel Studios, CBS Network and Netflix. His soundtracks have been featured in many television series and movies including the popular "Ms. Marvel", "Loki", "NCIS: Los Angeles", "The Twilight Zone" and "Resort to Love". He wrote two soundtracks for two episodes of Ms. Marvel (season 1), one soundtrack for one episode of Loki (season 1), one soundtrack for one episode of NCIS: Los Angeles (season 11), and two soundtracks for one episode of The Twilight Zone (season 2).

He also wrote one soundtrack in the Netflix film Resort to Love.

"Movie Script" was the first single to release from his upcoming album "17 & 11 Nights", which received great reception by the audience, press and radio. The song entered the Mediabase charts in just its first week and peaked at #51 position in the fourth week. A-Zal stood out as one of the only three independent artists in the top 51, competing alongside major label artists.

"Lonely Town" was the second single to release in October 2023. It's music video received nominations at the 2023 Montreal Independent Film Festival and 2023 American Documentary And Animation Film Festival.

Other singles including "Autopilot", "Lonely Town (piano version)", "17 & 11 Nights" "Lonely Town (piano version)", "17 & 11 Nights (acoustic version)" and "Phonebook" have also been loved and supported by his fans. The next songs A-Zal will be dropping in the coming months include "Vegas", "Closet" and "I'm Looking Through You".

A-Zal's fans affectionately refer to him as the "American Ed Sheeran" due to his soulful voice and his ability to create heartfelt and resonant melodies. His Instagram videos have gained over 1 million views and his debut single has definitely created a splash in the American pop scene.


Posted on 4/26/24