Hady Mirza (born 1980), is the winner of Singapore Idol 2006. He was crowned the winner on 25 September 2006 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium after garnering 70% of about one million votes cast by television viewers. On the 16th December 2007, almost a year after he was crowned Singapore Idol, he too was crowned the first Asian Idol. Hady is most known for his smooth R & B voice and charming personality. He is the second male winner, following in the footsteps of his favourite idol, Taufik Batisah.