Sonam kalra

Singer Song Writer

Coke studio artist and multiple award-winning singer and composer,
Sonam Kalra is known for her beautiful, powerful voice and complex
compositions. Interpreting Sufi poetry with depth and sensitivity and
presenting it in her own unique style, Sonam is acclaimed as a versatile
singer and composer. She blends the many voices of faith through poetry,
prayer and music to create one universal voice of faith, has won her much
critical acclaim. Sonam brings together many languages, genres and
streams of belief to put forth her message of equality. The resonance of
Sonam’s music and inclusivity of her message has touched people and
hearts all over the world. She has performed at prestigious stages, festivals
and venues across 30 countries including The Sydney Opera House and
MTV’s Coke Studio. Sonam has shared the stage with legendary musicians
like Sir Bob Geldof and Sufi Legend Abida Parveen.

Sonam is a member of the Grammy Recording academy and has been
felicitated with many awards, including very prestigious Global Music
awards 2023 which were just announced – where she won two Gold and
one Silver medal for Best Vocalist, Best Song and World Fusion. She has
also been awarded the Femina ‘Woman of Worth’ Award, the Indian
Express Devi Award, FICCI YFLO ‘Young Women Achiever’ award for
her work in the field of music, and the Global WIN Award for inspiring
women worldwide.

Sonam has trained in Hindustani classical, Western classical, Gospel and
Jazz styles of music and uses her voice in multiple styles over multiple
platforms. True to her beliefs, Sonam as a singer, performer and
motivational speaker uses her strong voice to speak out on a range of
issues from child abuse, women’s rights and animal rights to helping raise
money for cancer charities and education for children.

She is a regular TED talks speaker and has been invited to share her
message of inclusion at many conferences including Media Legend Tina
Brown’s ‘Women in The World’ summit, The Economic Times Women’s
Forum and numerous WIN conferences worldwide. Sonam is a musician
with a message and believes her voice must be used to mobilize change.