6. Tanya Chua, 39
The voice behind hit National Day Parade song Where I Belong, Tanya Chua is an artiste well-known in Singapore and the region, with multiple albums in both English and Mandarin.
A self-taught guitarist, she is the only female singer to have been awarded Best Mandarin Female Singer on three separate occasions at Taiwan’s annual Golden Melody Awards.
Before she achieved music stardom, she studied at Singapore Polytechnic, graduating in 1996 with a diploma in Business Administration.