Birth name: Anggun Cipta Sasmi Born: 29 April 1974 (age 35) Jakarta, Indonesia Genre: Pop, Rock, R & B, World music Occupation: Singer / Songwriter Years active :1986-present Record companies: Heben, Sony BMG, Warner
Anggun Cipta Sasmi (born in Jakarta, 29 April 1974; age 35 years) is a singer from Indonesia, which now has French citizenship. She is the daughter of Darto Singo, an Indonesian artist and Dien Herdina, a woman who still relatives of Yogyakarta Palace. He started his career by appearing on stage at the age of 7 years Ancol, Anggun and then record an album of children two years under the guidance of Ian Antono kemudian.Di, Anggun's debut in Indonesia in 1986 through the World album I've Got. At a very young age Anggun has successfully reached the peak in popularity as a rock singer in Indonesia to achieve the award "Most Popular Artist Indonesia 1990-1991". In 1994, Anggun decided to leave Indonesia and to realize his dream of becoming an international artist. With the help of Erick Benzi, a great French composer, in 1997, Anggun successfully released his first international album, Snow on the Sahara, in more than 33 countries around the world.
Anggun is currently residing in France and Canada to continue their international careers. Since 1997, Anggun albums recorded in two languages, English and French. With four international album, Anggun was recorded as the most successful Asian singer outside Asia.
Anggun is one artist who really care about social issues. Since international career, Anggun has engaged in many charity album project, including Ensemble Contre le Sida (1998), Les enfoires (1999), Les Restos du Coeur (1999), Echoes of the Earth (2000), Les Voix de l'espoir (2001), Gaia (2002), le concert pour la Paix (2003), Genesis (2004) (duet with Peter Gabriel), "L'or de nos vies" (2005) (singles campaign against AIDS), "Pour que tu sois Libre "(charity single in 2007). Anggun also has many charity concerts held along with the musicians in Europe, call Concert Against AIDS in the year 2006 in Monaco and Concert Against Malaria in Switzerland who supported a number of musicians from five continents. .
In 2005, Anggun has been named ambassador or spokesperson for the United Nations to microcredit schemes. Gracefully appointed to succeed the UN poverty reduction in developing countries around the world.  In 2007, Anggun is also chosen as "Marraine de l'environnement" (ambassador of the environment) and was awarded "Le Grand Couer de l'annee "for his contribution in a number of social and environmental problems in France.  In Indonesia, after tsunami attack Asian countries in early 2004, Anggun flew to Aceh to assist in the rehabilitation there
Early in her career as a rock singer, Anggun will be very well known that a tomboy, and distinctive appearance. Style berbusananya the time: using a beret askew, shorts, jackets nails, and boots, could become a trend in the era of the early 1990s. However, since transformed into an international singer in the year 1997, Anggun alter the total amount of musical genres, including his appearance became more feminine and sexy. Typical appearance of an Asian woman with long black hair and brown skin is a characteristic that is always retained. To support their appearances, Anggun has received assistance many famous designers from around the world, including Azzedine Alaïa, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli and others. Thanks to her appearance, Anggun was asked as a juror in a beauty contest Miss France 2009.
Due to his appearance is too sexy, Anggun had tripped the problem of pornography. Video clip "Saviour" Anggun's released in 2006 had banned in Indonesia because it is blocked Bill Anti Pornography and Porno action then in warm-warm discussed.  Anggun feel disappointed and expressed his rejection of the Bill.
Anggun is also known as Asian singers and a very strong character animates his songs. Anggun has a contralto vocal type that is strong enough and powerful with a range of more than three oktaf.Dengan her vocal capital, Anggun was able to sing almost all genres of music ranging from rock, pop, ethnic, jazz, electronic, urban, house, R & B, to hip hop.