One of Europe’s prominent EDM artists, Edward Maya is a songwriter, producer and performer who became a sensation in the horizon of international music in 2009 with the release of the song “Stereo Love.” Music became a passion of Maya still in childhood and he attended Bucharest’s George Enescu Music High School. Maya began writing songs with Eduard Carcota while continuing his studies at the Bucharest Conservatory and one of their compositions earned an entry in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest. This early accomplishment helped Maya team up with a number of Romania’s top producers, earning credits on recordings by Costi Ionita, Cassa Loco, Marius Nedelcu and Blaxy Girls. The Romanian music legend will be performing live at Prot Grand Karachi at 8:00 PM on 11 March 2017.
Maya developed into a successful producer in his own right with the album Fara lacrimi (“No Tears”) by Akcent, which made a number of hits in Europe. Maya collaborated with Eldar Mansurov and Vika Jigulina to made “Stereo Love,” in 2009, the first single released under Maya’s name. The song turned into a major success in Romania, entered the Top Ten in 16 other countries, and attracted over 50 million views on YouTube. Maya released his follow-up single in 2010 another YouTube hit “This Is My Life,” featuring Jigulina, as well as his first album, called Stereo Love.
Maya founded his own record label, Mayavin Records to help maintain control of his career and provide opportunities for other artists. Maya released a third single with Jigulina, “Desert Rain,” in early 2011, through Mayavin which reached Top Ten in the Czech Republic, while “Friends Forever” came in mid-2012. The Stereo Love Show, Maya’s second album featuring another major single, “Mono in Love” appeared in 2013.