Mumbai: B-town actress Priyanka Chopra, who is a trained western classical singer and former Miss World, signed a deal with Universal Music and Desi Hits, a fusion entertainment platform, to record and release her 1st music album.
She will release the album in North America with Desi Hits through Interscope Records and in other international markets on UK’s Island Records. Chief executive officer of Atom Factory, Troy Carter, who also manages Lady Gaga, will look after her music career across the globe.
She tweeted that “I am truly excited to have an opportunity to present my musical dimension on a world platform. I am privileged to be working with some of the most illustrious names in the music industry.”
The actress is presently in the studio, busy experimenting with sounds and writing lyrics for her album, which will be sung in English with a blend of pop and ballads.
“I see my music foray as adding another dimension to my overall public persona and on a much wider, global platform. It’s a creative pursuit which will be challenging and fulfilling for me,” she also tweeted.