Adi’s music infuses Western styles with Eastern soul to produce a genre-bending, alternative sound, be it through Indian Classical, Jazz, Rock, or every genre in between.
Indian born, East Coast raised, LA transplant, Austin life.
Adi Rao is an Indian-American singer-songwriter who originally rose to global recognition after winning India’s prestigious State Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts in 2013 and Best Debut Artist in 2015. Classically-trained in Carnatic vocals since childhood, Adi’s music infuses Western styles with Eastern soul to produce a genre-bending, alternative sound.
Adi can be heard on a variety of celebrated projects with reputable artists across the globe.
He has performed for the Indian Prime Minister, the President of the United States, and a stadium packed with 50,000 attendees. He has sung for Indian and Hollywood film soundtracks - "Pelé: Birth of a Legend" and "Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada," to name a few - with multi Grammy and Oscar-winning music director, A.R. Rahman. He is the leading voice on the soundtrack of the film Beauty in the Broken. He has sung as a chorus member for Billie Eilish, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Camila Cabello, and Carlos Santana.
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