Virdy Megananda (born 6 September 1974), known popularly as Bebi Romeo, is an Indonesian musician. He began his career in the mid-1990s as the vocalist of band Bima. Before their disbandment, the band released their only studio album, Sebuah Awal (1996), which featured single "Dua Hati". Bebi achieved his prominence in music scene after forming band Romeo in 1998. The band's most popular hit "Bunga Terakhir" (1999) was composed by Bebi himself. He has released four studio albums as the vocalist of the band.[1]

Bebi Romeo
Birth nameVirdy Megananda
Born (1974-09-06) 6 September 1974 (age 47)
Jakarta, Indonesia
GenresPop, rock
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, businessman
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
Years active1994–present
LabelsMega Music
Associated actsRomeo, Bima

Bebi Romeo has regularly written and produced hit songs for many notable Indonesian recording artists, such as Krisdayanti, Ari Lasso, Chrisye, Rita Effendy, Reza Artamevia, and Afgansyah Reza. At the 2000 Anugerah Musik Indonesia, Bebi received the award for Best Record of the Year for "Mencintaimu" (sung by Krisdayanti).[2] In 2012, Bebi wrote "Do You Really Love Me" as a collaboration with American vocal group Boyz II Men.[3] He became one of the judges for the first season of X Factor Indonesia, alongside Anggun, Ahmad Dhani and Rossa.[4]

Private lifeEdit

He married Meisya Siregar on December 14, 2004[5] and together they have 3 children.[6]

DiscographyEdit

As the vocalist of Bima

  • Sebuah Awal (1996)

As the vocalist of Romeo

  • Romeo (1998)
  • Bunga Terakhir (1999)
  • Wanita (2002)
  • Lelaki Untukmu (2006)

As composer and solo artist

  • The Singer-Songwriter (2005)
  • Bebi Romeo Various Artist (2011)
  • Bebi Romeo Mega Hits (2012)
  • Bebi Romeo Masterpiece (2012)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Artist Profile > Bebi Romeo". KFC Adu Bintang. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  2. ^ "AMI Sharp 2000, Malam Milik Chrisye". Tembang.com. Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2012.
  3. ^ Maullana, Irfan (11 December 2012). "Setelah Gaet Boyz II Men, Bebi Romeo Targetkan Gandeng Rihanna". Kompas. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  4. ^ Maullana, Irfan (19 December 2012). "Anggun Cipta Sasmi hingga Bebi Romeo Bersaing dalam "X Factor Indonesia"". Kompas. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  5. ^ Tommy Adi Wibowo; Abraham Fajar (20 January 2016). "'Misteri Ilahi' kisah cinta Meisya Siregar dan Bebi Romeo" (in Indonesian). Storibriti.com. Bebi ... resmi menikahi Meisya pada tanggal 14 December 2004.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ Erina Wardoyo (28 July 2017). "Super Romantis, Ini 10 Potret Harmonisnya Bebi Romeo & Meisya Siregar" (in Indonesian). IDN Times. Keluarga mereka ... terdiri dari dua putri dan satu putra.