Shayan Italia

Award Winning Entrepreneur & Internationally Acclaimed Musician/Songwriter

About Shayan

Shayan Italia, also known by his stage name Shayan (pronounced 'shy-yan'), is an Indian-born International multi-award winning British singer-songwriter and entrepreneur. He gained publicity by selling portions of his future earnings on eBay and with his song "Reflection". He is only one of a handful of individuals from India to be interviewed by Sir David Frost. Feel, his album is a collection of 12 songs honouring his Mother who died from Multiple Myeloma. The ambitious production features a production crew of 135 musicians, vocalists, engineers, arrangers and multi-Grammy, Emmy and Brit award winning producers. Feel, as a body of work, is personal and not for commercial release. As a free give away, the album has garnered over 47 million downloads worldwide as of 01 January 2016 and is under consideration to be made into a Broadway musical.

Listen to his song "Joy" below with headphones. It's stunning...

Testimonials


"Is the new Elton John going to come from India?"

Sir David Frost

Legendary Interviewer & Icon

"Great songs. Great songs!"

Bhaskar Menon

Ex-CEO EMI Music Worldwide

"Inspirational Lyrics"

Sir Tim Rice

Academy & Tony Award Winning Lyricist

"A superstar in the making"

TimeOut

London

"Superb Vocalist"

The Times

International

"Brilliant Songwriter"

Tomorrow's Music

"I like his music very much"

Jer Bulsara

Mother of Freddie Mercury (Queen)

"He is extremely talented"

Ratan N. Tata

Ex Chairman, TATA Group Worldwide

"If someone tells you something cannot be done, it's just their way of saying they cannot do it..."

Shayan Italia

"Those who start later, tend to achieve greater"

Shayan Italia

Its not what you say, but what you do that defines your individuality

Shayan Italia

"Always move forward. Never live in the past. There's a reason why the alpha predator on Earth is a Great White Shark"

Shayan Italia

Entrepreneurship


Yogurt360 (Launching early 2017)

Yogurt360 goes with anything and everything and is simply the best savoury Yogurt on the planet. Click to learn more...

Biryani360 (2015 - 2016)

Shayan started Biryani360 in March 2015 and within a year took it to be rated as Forbes Best Food Delivery Startup India. Click to learn more...

Feel (2014 - 2015)

Project Feel from Shayan Italia has garnered 47 million album downloads worldwide as of 01 Jan 2016. It is now in consideration to be made into a Broadway Musical. Click to learn more...

Sir David Frost Interview

Shayan Italia is one of only 9 people from India to be interviewed by the late great Sir David Frost. Click to learn more...

Forbes Best Food Delivery Startup, India

Shayan started Biryani360 from nothing and grew it to be rated as Forbes Best Food Delivery Startup India.

WZCC Young Entrepreneur Of The Year

Shayan was award the Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award by the World Zoroastrian Chamber Of Commerce (WZCC).

Honorary Winner, Great American Song Contest

Shayan was awarded the Honorary Songwriting Award at the Great American Song Contest for his song "Soul".

Winner, All India Song Contest

Shayan won the All India Song Contest with GoFM (now Radio One 94.3) for his song "Reflection".

Top 5 Finalist, VH1 Song Contest

Shayan was awarded a top 5 finalist recognition at the prestigious VH1 Song Contest for his song "Soul".

Editor's Choice Award, International Poetry Contest

Shayan was awarded the Editor's Choice Award at the International Poetry Contest for the lyrics of his song "Reflection".

Published Quotes


"Is the new Elton John going to come from India?"

Sir David Frost

Legendary Interviewer & Icon

"Great songs. Great songs!"

Bhaskar Menon

Ex-CEO EMI Music Worldwide

"Inspirational Lyrics"

Sir Tim Rice

Academy & Tony Award Winning Lyricist

"A superstar in the making"

TimeOut

London

"Superb Vocalist"

The Times

International

"Brilliant Songwriter"

Tomorrow's Music

"I like his music very much"

Jer Bulsara

Mother of Freddie Mercury (Queen)

"He is extremely talented"

Ratan N. Tata

Ex Chairman, TATA Group Worldwide

"If someone tells you something cannot be done, it's just their way of saying they cannot do it..."

Shayan Italia

"Those who start later, tend to achieve greater"

Shayan Italia

Its not what you say, but what you do that defines your individuality

Shayan Italia

"Always move forward. Never live in the past. There's a reason why the alpha predator on Earth is a Great White Shark"

Shayan Italia

Higher Education & Schooling


2000 2001

University of Westminster

Master Of Arts in Business Management

1999 2000

Alchemea College Of Audio Engineering

1996 1999

Osmania University

1989 1996

The Doon School

Schooling

Philanthropy

Post losing his Mother and Father to Multiple Myeloma and Multiple Sclerosis respectively at a young age, Shayan has been actively associated worldwide with Cancer Research and The Multiple Sclerosis Society and has helped raise funds privately for the same.

Cancer Research

Multiple Sclerosis

Awards & Recognitions


Yogurt360 (Launching early 2017)

Yogurt360 goes with anything and everything and is simply the best savoury Yogurt on the planet. Click to learn more...

Biryani360 (2015 - 2016)

Shayan started Biryani360 in March 2015 and within a year took it to be rated as Forbes Best Food Delivery Startup India. Click to learn more...

Feel (2014 - 2015)

Project Feel from Shayan Italia has garnered 47 million album downloads worldwide as of 01 Jan 2016. It is now in consideration to be made into a Broadway Musical. Click to learn more...

Sir David Frost Interview

Shayan Italia is one of only 9 people from India to be interviewed by the late great Sir David Frost. Click to learn more...

Forbes Best Food Delivery Startup, India

Shayan started Biryani360 from nothing and grew it to be rated as Forbes Best Food Delivery Startup India.

WZCC Young Entrepreneur Of The Year

Shayan was award the Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award by the World Zoroastrian Chamber Of Commerce (WZCC).

Honorary Winner, Great American Song Contest

Shayan was awarded the Honorary Songwriting Award at the Great American Song Contest for his song "Soul".

Winner, All India Song Contest

Shayan won the All India Song Contest with GoFM (now Radio One 94.3) for his song "Reflection".

Top 5 Finalist, VH1 Song Contest

Shayan was awarded a top 5 finalist recognition at the prestigious VH1 Song Contest for his song "Soul".

Editor's Choice Award, International Poetry Contest

Shayan was awarded the Editor's Choice Award at the International Poetry Contest for the lyrics of his song "Reflection".

Contact

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