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Bhangra hits for Gwynedd singer Nesdi Jones

A singer from Gwynedd who got interested in Bhangra music while helping as a teenager at a school in India, has been nominated for an award.

Nest Jones 21, from Criccieth, has had a number one Punjabi hit and is now on the shortlist as best newcomer in the UK Bhangra Music Awards next month.

Her career started taking off in India, Pakistan, and the British Asian charts, after posting music videos on YouTube.

She speaks Welsh, English, Hindi and Punjabi.

Known as Nesdi Jones, she told BBC Radio Wales' Felicity Evans she had been welcomed into the Bhangra music scene.

  • 13 Oct 2014
  • From the section Wales