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Reality TV singer Fathin Amira Zubir overcomes health woes to crack the semi-finals of Asia's Got Talent

Seasoned singing competition participant Fathin Amira Zubir aims to make her mark in new contest

STAR: Local singer Fathin Amira Zubir during the judges' audition for Asia's Got Talent.
STAR: Local singer Fathin Amira Zubir during the judges' audition for Asia's Got Talent.

As a former contestant on Singapore Idol 3, The Final 1 and SG Mania, Fathin Amira Zubir is a seasoned reality singing competition participant.

She made it to the top nine, top 40 and top four spots respectively before she was ousted from the competitions.

But that didn't stop her from pursuing her singing dream.

She has secured a place in the semifinals among 23other contestants in regional talent contest Asia's Got Talent with her performance of Jessie J's Mamma Knows Best, which wowed judges Van Ness Wu, Anggun, Melanie Chisholm and David Foster.

For Fathin, 23, her interest in music is more than just a burning passion - it is her "cure".

It helps her battle her health conditions, which include a congenital heart defect. At the age of 16, doctors also found that she has two uteruses and a kidney.

Read the full report in our print edition on April 22.

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