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Fatin Shidqia
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Fatin Shidqia in 2019
Fatin Shidqia Lubis

(1996-07-30) July 30, 1996 (age 27)
Nationality Indonesian
Other names Fatin
Occupation Singer
Years active 2013 - present
Musical career
Genres Pop
Instruments Vocal
Labels Sony Music Entertainment Indonesia
Associated acts
  • Rossa
  • The Overtunes
  • The Sam Willows

Fatin Shidqia Lubis (born 30 July 1996), better known as Fatin Shidqia or Fatin, is an Indonesian singer who won the first season of X Factor Indonesia in May 2013. Fatin currently stands as the most successful winner of X Factor Indonesia in history. She was signed to record label Sony Music Entertainment Indonesia.

After winning The X Factor, Fatin released her winner's single "Aku Memilih Setia", which debuted at number one on iTunes Indonesia. Fatin also released her debut album titled For You, which debuted at number one on iTunes Indonesia Album Chart and became one of the most successful albums of the year domestically. The album earned her eight AMI Awards nominations and five wins, including Best of the Best Album, Best of the Best Newcomer, and Best Pop Female Solo Artist. For You and the six singles released from the album have sold a total of over 500.000 copies domestically. "Dia Dia Dia" was released as the second single in December 2013, which peaked at number 16 on the music chart. The single earned her an Anugerah Planet Muzik Award for the Most Popular Song.

In August 2016, Fatin received Best Asian New Female Act award from Daf BAMA Music Awards held at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany, which made her the first Indonesian to ever receive the award.

Early life

Fatin Shidqia was born in Jakarta and resided in South Jakarta. She was a student of SMA Negeri 97 Jakarta. She began singing at age two, according to her mother.


2012 - 2013: X Factor Indonesia and Debut Album "For You"

In 2012, Fatin auditioned for the first season of X Factor Indonesia with the song "Grenade", originally sung by Bruno Mars. She amazed the judges in her audition and received a lot of positive feedback among social media users, advancing to the next round. Her audition video has since garnered 4 million views on YouTube (as of October 2013). Soon after, she advanced through the first day of bootcamp, where she performed "Rindu" and advanced through the next day. On the second day, acts were given dance lessons by choreographers. The judges then split the number of acts down to two groups, 22 acts through to the next day, and remaining 50 acts must perform once again, with an a cappella performance. Fatin didn't do well on Stage Act, so she had to do the a cappella performance. She performed Paris (Ooh La La) and advanced through the next day. On the bootcamp 3, she performed "Pumped Up Kicks". She was one of seven contestants in the Female Under 26 category to perform at judges' houses stage of the competition, for Rossa and her guest judge, Maia Estianty, performing the song "Cintakan Membawamu Kembali". She advanced into the Showcase, where she performed "Diamonds". She was put through to the Gala Live Show, where she performed "Rumour Has It". She advanced to the Top 12 when she performed "Pudar".

On 8 March 2013, she performed "Girl on Fire" sending her into the top 10. On 15 March, she performed "Don't Speak", and sending her into the top 9. She performed "Perahu Kertas" and advanced to the top 8. She sang Bruno Mars' song, "It Will Rain", in week 6 and Duffy's song, "Mercy", in week 7 and received positive comments from the judges on both performances. The next week, she performed "Jalan Cinta" and duet with Vina Panduwinata sang "Logika". On Live Show 10, She performed "Pelan - Pelan Saja" and "Lovefool", both performance received positive comments from the judges.

She later advanced to the Finale round, in which she performed "Katakan Tidak" (with Afgansyah Reza), "Stay", and her Winner's Song, "Aku Memilih Setia".

On 25 May 2013, it was announced that she had finished the competition in first place and become the winner of first season of X Factor Indonesia

Performances on X Factor Indonesia

Fatin performed the following songs on X Factor Indonesia:

Show Theme Song Original artist Order Result
Audition Free choice "Grenade" Bruno Mars N/A Through to bootcamp
Bootcamp 1 Group Performance "Rindu" Agnes Monica N/A Through to bootcamp 2
Bootcamp 2 Stage Act/choreography N/A N/A N/A Through to bootcamp 3
Mini Challenge (Sing in Acapella) Paris (Ooh La La) Grace Potter and the Nocturnals N/A
Bootcamp 3 Solo Performance "Pumped Up Kicks" Foster the People N/A Through to judges' houses
Judges' houses Free choice "Cinta Kan Membawamu Kembali" Dewa 19 N/A Through to Showcase & Live Show
Showcase Free choice "Diamonds" Rihanna 8 N/A
Live show 1 Mentor's choice "Rumour Has It" Adele 4 Safe
Live show 2 Songs from my mentor "Pudar" Rossa 12 Safe
Live show 3 My favorite song "Girl on Fire" Alicia Keys 7 Safe
Live show 4 Songs from 90's "Don't Speak" No Doubt 8 Safe
Live show 5 Indonesia's mega hits "Perahu Kertas" Maudy Ayunda 6 Safe
Live show 6 My musical inspiration "It Will Rain" Bruno Mars 8 Safe
Live show 7 Hits Of the Century "Mercy" Duffy 6 Safe
Live Show 8 East meets west "Arti Hadirmu" Audy 2 Safe
"These Words" Natasha Bedingfield 8
Live Show 9 Music of the women of Indonesia "Jalan Cinta" Sherina Munaf 5 Safe
"Logika" (with Vina Panduwinata) Vina Panduwinata 10
Live Show 10 Movie Soundtrack "Pelan - Pelan Saja" Kotak 4 Safe
"Lovefool" The Cardigans 8
Live Show 11 Tribute to Noah "One Way or Another" Blondie 2 Safe
"Tak Ada Yang Abadi" Noah 6
Road to Grand Final Viewer's Choices "Everything at Once" Lenka 3 Safe
Duet with Mentor "Material Girl" (with Rossa) Madonna 6
Viewer's Choices "Grenade" Bruno Mars 9
Grand Final Celebrity Duets "Katakan Tidak" (with Afgansyah Reza) Afgansyah Reza 1 Safe
Mentor's challenge "Stay" Rihanna 4
Winner's song "Aku Memilih Setia" Fatin Shidqia 7
Finalist Duets "Don't Stop Believin'" Journey 9
The Result Solo Performance "Well, Well, Well" Duffy 1 Winners
Duet with Eliminated Finalist "Good Time" (with Mikha Angelo) Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen 3
Winner's song "Aku Memilih Setia" Fatin Shidqia 5

No Elimination on this week

After winning the first season of X Factor Indonesia, Fatin's winner single, "Aku Memilih Setia", was released digitally via iTunes. After release, the song debuted at number one on the iTunes Charts Indonesia. Fatin also appeared in an Indosat IM3 commercial. Fatin also the one and only girl with Hijab, who became cover for Indonesian magazines, "HAI". On 15 July 2013, Fatin was selected clothing line, "Rabbani", to become their brand ambassador and on the same day, Fatin released her second single titled "KekasihMu". This song was available in compilation album "The Best of Islamic Music Vol.2" with Maher Zain and Sandhy Sondoro. On 24 August 2013, Fatin with Novita Dewi performed in RCTI's 24th anniversary television special, X Factor Around the World, along with Samantha Jade, Jahméne Douglas, The Collective, and Melanie Amaro. Fatin performed her X Factor winner's single, "Aku Memilih Setia", "Payphone" as a duet with The Collective and then singing "The World's Greatest" duet with Melanie Amaro.

On 25 August 2013, Fatin held mini concert in Bandung, West Java, entitled "Fatin Shidqia Live Charity Concert" at Tennis Indoor Bikasoga. That show was sponsored by "Rabbani", "Rumah Yatim", "Rumah Cinta", and "Horison Hotel". It was reported that some of the profits would donate to orphan.

In September 2013, Fatin appeared on her film debut titled 99 Cahaya di Langit Eropa and singing for this movie soundtrack. This movie was on screen on 5 December 2013. On 7 November 2013, Fatin released her third single and second music video on YouTube titled "Dia Dia Dia". This single was released before Fatin release her debut album. On 10 November 2013, one day before Fatin released her debut album, Fatin got awards "Most Shining Stars 2013" from Tabloid Bintang along with other artist, such as Raisa Andriana, Reza Rahadian, JKT48, Joe Taslim, Maudy Ayunda, Caisar, Deddy Corbuzier, Coboy Junior, and couple Arie Untung & Fenita Arie. On 11 November 2013, Fatin released her debut album titled For You and the album's marketing was cooperation with KFC Indonesia (PT MNC Fastfood Indonesia). In this album, Fatin collaborated with Swedish songwriter and music producer, Gustav Efraimsson, and Australian songwriter/producer, Hayden Bell. On 22 November 2013, Fatin released her new music video titled "Cahaya Di Langit Itu" on YouTube. This song became the original soundtrack for her debut film titled 99 Cahaya di Langit Eropa. At the 2013 Yahoo! OMG Awards, Fatin received nomination for 'Rising Star of the Year' and won the latter award. Fatin also received 2 nominations at 2013 HAI Reader's Poll Music Awards from Indonesian magazine, "HAI", for 'The Best Fresh Meat' and 'The Best Female' On 7 December, Fatin held concert to launching her debut album on RCTI titled "Fatin For You". On that show, Fatin collaboration with Kevin Aprilio, Mikha Angelo, Al Ghazali, New Kingz, and Gamaliel. And the end of the show, Fatin was surprised that her album got multiplatinum in 3 weeks after released.

On 28 December, Fatin received 4 nominations at 2013 Expose Awards for Celeb of The Year, Female Singer of The Year, Song of The Year, and Newcomer of The Year and won the latter awards.

2014 - present: Second Album and Debut Film

On 20 January 2014, Fatin appeared on Konser KFC Adu Bintang 2 alongside Indonesian musicians such as Ahmad Dhani, Indra Lesmana, Krisdayanti, Titi DJ, Ruth Sahanaya, Marcell Siahaan, Bunga Citra Lestari, Mulan Jameela, Ari Lasso, Judika, Sammy Simorangkir, and Mike Mohede. On the show, Fatin performed a duet with Mulan Jameela singing Pertama by Reza Artamevia. On 21 January, Fatin attended 2014 Dahsyatnya Awards and performed "Aku Memilih Setia" alongside Citra Scholastika. On the show, Fatin received award for "Penyanyi Pendatang Baru Terdahsyat (Outstanding Newcomer Singer)". On 5 April 2014, Fatin attended the 17th Panasonic Gobel Awards and performed a medley of "Aku Memilih Setia" and "Dia Dia Dia". On 20 May, Fatin released the music video for her single featuring The Overtunes titled "Kaulah Kamuku". On 13 June 2014, Fatin appeared on 2014 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids' Choice Awards, in which she won the "Favorite Singer" award and performed "Happy" by Pharrell Williams with Ayu Ting Ting and Cakra Khan. On 19 June, Fatin appeared on 2014 Anugerah Musik Indonesia and performed "Aku Memilih Setia" alongside Repvblik. Fatin also received 5 awards from 8 nominations including awards for "Best New Artist" and "Best Female Pop Soloist" beating Raisa and Andien.

Fatin made her acting debut in an Indonesian movie titled Dreams, which was released on 10 March 2016. Fatin starred alongside two big names in Indonesian film industry, Mathias Muchus and Fauzi Baadila. Fatin sang the original soundtrack for the movie titled "Away", which became the first English language song she ever recorded.


Studio albums

Title Album details Certification
For You
  • Released: 11 November 2013
  • Label: Sony Music Entertainment Indonesia
  • Format: CD, digital download
Indonesia: 7× Platinum


Year Title Peak chart position Album
2013 "Aku Memilih Setia" 10 For You
"KekasihMu" - The Best of Islamic Music Vol.2
"Dia Dia Dia" - For You
"Cahaya Di Langit Itu" -
2014 "Jangan Kau Bohong" (featuring New Kingz) -
"Kaulah Kamuku" (featuring The Overtunes) -
"Proud of You Moslem" - 12 Lagu Islami Terbaik - Fatin & Friends
"Semua Tentangmu" - For You
"Demi Cintaku" - Fariz RM & Dian PP In Collaboration With
2015 "Cintamu" - Seno M. Hardjo Presents: The Great Composers - James F. Sundah & Oddie Agam
"Away" - Dreams
2016 "Percaya" -
"Salahkah Aku Terlalu Mencintaimu" - Y2Koustic
2017 "Ketika Tangan dan Kaki Berkata" - N/A
2018 "Shoot Me Now" -
"Jingga" -
2019 "Bersyukurlah" -
"Hanya Mimpi" -
2020 "Pelangi dan Hujan" -


Year Title Role Notes
2013 99 Cahaya di Langit Eropa Herself Cameo & Theme Song
2016 Dreams Fatin Debut Film

Awards and nominations

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