In the past 10 years, Nhu Quynh’s stellar climb to the top of the Vietnamese music industry has set her apart from many of her contemporaries. Today, Nhu Quynh is a mega star in the Vietnamese music circle with her own record label(Nhu Quynh Entertainment). Her first album (Chuyen Hoa Sim) sold out and is still in high demand. Her appearances in music videos have proven the selling point for the producers.
Like a brilliant star, Nhu Quynh’s fame came to her very quickly. Many critics speculate that her success and stardom will only reach greater heights as Nhu Quynh is still very young at that time. She also has great command over her voice and a varied repertoire in her musical skills. Since her debut, Nhu Quynh has steadily developed into a very solid performer.
Nhu Quynh was born in Dong Ha township, Quang Tri prefecture not far from Hue. She is the oldest in a family of three. Her mom was going to name her Dong Ha, after her birth place but decided to name her Lam Quynh Nhu instead. At a very young age, Nhu Quynh has already demonstrated her skills and talent as a performer. She regularly performed on the stage of her old elementary school and later graduated to performing in local television programs for children. Nhu Quynh studied music under professor Ba Thai of the Vietnamese National Music Institute and for a time, she taught music to young children in District 1 of Saigon.
In the spring of 1993, Nhu Quynh’s family immigrated to the United States and settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1994, her parents met a fellow countryman with connections to Asia Productions. Her first appearance is on Asia Video 5 with the song “Nguoi Tinh Mua Dong” translated from Chinese to Vietnamese by Anh Bang directed by the songmaker Truc Ho. This music left an unforgetable image of a beautiful singer with a sweet voice.After her first appearance she came back with another song in Asia Video 6 with her song “Chuyen Hoa Sim” written by Anh Bang again. After listening to both songs, “Chuyen Hoa Sim” and “Nguoi Tinh Mua Dong”, she proved to everyone that she can perform any type of Vietnamese songs.
During Nhu Quynh’s early stages, she came out with three of her own albums which all are from the Asia Entertainment Productions. Her first album was NHU QUYNH 1 “Chuyen Hoa Sim”, which was maybe one of the best sellers in Vietnamese Music industry. Her second album, NHU QUYNH 2 “Rung La Thay Chua”, and “Chuyen Tinh Hoa Trang” was her third solo album. After these three solo albums she was also in other Asia Entertainment various albums with 2 or 3 songs in each CD.
Nhu Quynh’s contract with Asia Entertainment ended towards the end of the month of October, 1996 and after that she made her own music production with the name of N-Q Records. After a few successful releases from NQ Records such as “Mot Doi Tim Nhau” & “Em Van Hoai Yeu Anh”, there were internal problems within the production. Nhu Quynh ended her recordings for NQ Records and started her new label Nhu Quynh Entertainment. At the same time she signed a contract with Thuy Nga to appear in Paris By Night videos. She made her first appearance on Paris By Night Video 38 in which she performed “Hoa Tim Ngay Xua” and “Toi Van Nho” a duet with The Son which was extremely successful. In performing on Thuy Nga videos she made popular songs like “Cho Nguoi”, “Noi Buon Chau Pha”, “Tieng Hat Chim Da Da”, “Chuyen Di Ve Sang”, “Nua Vang Trang”, “To Tam”, and many other songs. She continues to shine on stage today performing and recording for Thuy Nga. Currently she is in big demand for performing in concerts around the world.
In March of 2006, Thuy Nga releases “Nua Doi Huong Phan” which starred Nhu Quynh in a ‘Ca Nhac Cai Luong’ DVD which also features Manh Quynh as her co-star, Huong Lan, Hoai Linh, Chi Tai etc. This is her first “debut” into the Cai Luong style of music. This style involves the capability of acting as well as singing.