S. J. Jananiy, an Award-Winning Versatile Musician, Composer, Indian Classical, Western Classical & Playback Singer, Performer, Songwriter, Music Director, Music Producer, Record Producer, Keyboardist & Research Scholar.
She has been bestowed with the prestigious "National Award" (2002) from the Government of India & "Kalai iLamani" (2003) from the Government of Tamilnadu, India,
She has been chosen for the coveted "Kalai Mamani" Award by the Government of Tamilnadu, for the year 2018.
S. J. Jananiy's International debut Believe in You - Electronic/Pop Single, Winning the Bronze Medal for Emerging Artist & Song honoured by Global Music Awards, La Jolla, California, USA, 2019.
She is The Akademia Award Winner for her Pop Song & Music Video Believe in You (March 2019).
She is the recipient of many more Awards & Titles including the Idea Jalsa - "Rising Star"(2009) from Indian Music Academy, Mumbai, "Yuva Kala Bharathi" (2011) from Bharat Kalachar, Chennai, "Sangitha Kovidha" (2015) from Gayathri Fine Arts, New Delhi, India,
She is an "A Grade" artist of All India Radio.
She has given more than 1000 stage shows in Carnatic Classical Vocal & keyboard, Fusion, Devotional, Bhajan & Light music including Jugalbandhi with "Padmavibhushan", "Chevalier" Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia in Paris, France 2011.
She has cut around 47 Music Albums under JSJ Audio label that include Carnatic Classical Vocal, Carnatic Classical Keyboard, Devotional, Fusion, New age, Indian Pop, Electronic Pop & Contemporary music.
She composes music and sings for a number of Private Albums, Short Films & Ad Films. She composed music for a Tamil Movie "Prabha", released on 14th December 2018.
She is the disciple of Guruji "Padmavibhushan", "Chevalier" Late Dr M. Balamuralikrishna in Carnatic Classical Music.
In Western Classical Music, she has completed ATCL (Associate Trinity College London) in Western Classical Vocal from Trinity College London.
Grade 8 in Keyboard Grade 8 in Western Classical Theory & Grade 8 Western Classical Vocal from Trinity College London.
In Hindustani Classical Music, she has completed Junior Diploma from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad, India.
She is a Graduate in Economics from Stella Maris College, Chennai, a Post Graduate in Indian Music & M.Phil Music from Queen Mary's College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
Currently pursuing PhD. Research in Music - Queen Mary's College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
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The Album “Amma - Maa (Dedication Songs to Mother)” releasing on the eve of World Mother’s Day (May 12, 2019), is a sublime album with striking musical elements & enumerates the glories of a Mother. Award-winning Composer & Singer S. J. Jananiy has composed the track with awe-inspiring musical ideas that make the listeners’ soul to just stir away. Her exclusive Music Production to this track is simply splendid, the Rhythm, particularly for this Song, is unusual meter ie. 7/8. In this track, she has worked with live sessions such as Flute, Lute, 8-String Guitar, Santoor, Sarod with oozing Cello themes which adds much emotion & beauty to this track. Any music has an emotion or an expression, but when comes to describe a Mother through Music, particularly in this song, Jananiy’s voice seems to connect a Child with the heartbeat echoes of a Mother herself. This Album is a multi-lingual one. The source lyrics of the Amma Song is Tamizh, majestically written by Ramesh Vaidya & the entire concept of the Lyrics has been brought out likewise in 4 other languages (Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam & Kannada). This song has 5 videos in Languages Tamizh, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam & Kannada.
Legendary Tamizh Poets Mahakavi Bharatiyar’s “Vaazhga Tamzih Mozhi” & Bharatidasan’s “Varipuliye”, two songs from this Album, depict the magnificent gloriness of the ancient Language “Tamizh”.