Born to a Dari speaking Mother and a Pashto speaking Father, Aryana left her birthplace of Afghanistan at a very young age. After initially migrating to Pakistan, Aryana and her family eventually settled in Europe where after a few years of residing in Switzerland, Aryana now calls London, England as her home away from home.
Passionate about music and singing since her younger days, Aryana joined a choir during her school years in Switzerland. After graduating as a Business Administrator from college in London, Aryana decided to pursue a career in the Music Industry. Despite facing many challenges in the first couple of years of pursing her passion, the decision finally paid off when Aryana’s talent was recognized through winning multiple awards as an Afghan Female Artist. In her brief career, Aryana has already won multiple awards, including Best New Female Artist of the Year, Best Female Artist of the Year (5 times), Best Live Performer, Best Song of the Year, Best Video of the Year, Best Afghan Woman Icon, etc. In 2013, Aryana was granted the title of “Star of Voice” (Sitara-e Aawaaz) by the International Afghan Artists Association.
Aryana has performed close to 100 concerts worldwide including inside Afghanistan and is adored by both male and female audience members ranging from 3 year olds all the way to 65+ year olds. She is also credited to be the first Afghan artist of the new generation to have brought back “live performance” inside Afghanistan where previously playback performances were a common occurrence. Known for her stylish dresses, Aryana brings beauty, glamour and an established reputation as a talented “Live Performer” to the Team of Judges of Afghan Star.