ChildAid 2019: He earns up to $1,000 a song

Syah Riszuan is one of three budding singers and alumni of annual charity concert ChildAid who share how they juggle school, music lessons and gigs

Budding singer Syah Riszuan is only 13, but he has already done about 100 performances and earns up to $1,000 a song each time he takes the stage.

"I like entertaining people," says the Secondary 2 student at Assumption English School. "I love it when the audience applaud and cheer because I like making people happy."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 09, 2019, with the headline 'He earns up to $1,000 a song'. Print Edition | Subscribe