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Is the new Elton John going to come from India?
— Sir David Frost, Legendary Interviewer
Inspirational Lyrics
— Sir Tim Rice: Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award, and Grammy Award-winning lyricist
Brilliant Songwriter
— Tomorrow's Music Today: Music Magazine
Superb Vocalist
— The Times: International
A superstar in the making
— Time Out: London
An extremely talented young man
— Ratan N. Tata: Chairman Tata Trusts, Ex Chairman & CEO Tata Industries
Shayan Italia’s song “Soul” was the first unpublished song to be featured on BBC Radio 4’s long standing radio show, Desert Island Discs in the UK. It received acclaim from thousands of listeners, including a person letter from the Royal Palace commending him on his live performance of the same.
— Desert Island Discs: First Unpublished Song To Be Featured On The Show
Shayan Italia is a recipient of the Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awarded by the World Zoroastrian Chamber Of Commerce.
— World Zoroastrian Chamber Of Commerce: Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
We found his song ‘Soul’ to be a masterpiece of songwriting craftsmanship
— Great American Song Contest: Honorary Award Winner
The song Reflection by Shayan Italia has depth and soul. These sets of lyrics are timeless
— International Poetry Content: Best Lyrics Award Winner
Shayan Italia won the Go FM All India Song contest for his song Reflection
— Go FM All India Song Contest: Winner for "Reflection"
Soul is beautifully crafted love song from gifted songwriter Shayan Italia that may never see the light of day as he makes no money off his music. It proves some of the best music of the world is still hidden away in the depths of a writer’s heart
— VH1 Song Of The Year: Top 5 Finalist