Mel Ferdinands is one half of the popular duo Mel and Joe Ferdinands, two brothers from Singapore. First appearing on National Television in 1971 at the tender ages of 12 and 9, the brothers quickly became favourites on the local entertainment scene with their cherubic looks and crytal clear harmonies.Mel and Joe did many TV appearances, performed regularly for Radio as well as featured in many live shows all over Singapore.
During the 80s and early 90s, Mel was also part of one of Singapore’s Top bands GYPSY, performing in all the top venues in Singapore and also performing for local dignitaries.
Mel and Joe celebrated their 40th Anniversary with a concert in 2010 with a full house audience.
They published their autobiography I PLAY & SING in 2011 and received the ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE AWARD from The Composers and Authors Society of Singapore in 2012.
Mel also performs as a solo artist, as well as with his partner from Indonesia Rani Tofani, and his daughter Gabrielle.He has performed for Television Republic Indonesia, and performed in East and Wets Malaysia, Indonesia and Myanmar,
Mel is currently the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors for the COMPOSERS AND AUTHORS SOCIETY.