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Vidi Aldiano: Looking on the bright side

  • Dian Kuswandini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, January 27 2010   /  03:37 pm

Have you ever heard the old adage "every failure is a blessing in disguise"? Well, new pop sensation Vidi Aldiano is definitely the embodiment of those words of wisdom. After being rejected from as many as six big recording companies, Vidi finally hit the jackpot when he decided to take a different path, releasing his own album - independently. "People who believe I became popular instantly are so wrong," said the 20-year-old singer whose real name is Oxavia Aldiano. "The truth is, it took me around three years to become famous," he added. JP/Dian KuswandiniVidi doesn't blame people for getting the wrong idea about him. After all, it's true he shot to stardom in a relatively short period of time after releasing his debut single "Nuansa Bening". "Just a few weeks after the song was aired on radio stations, I started to be noticed," said Vidi, who just received an MTV a...