Joseph Krikorian was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the youngest among his siblings and the only child born with the natural talent to sing. He was very much inspired by his mother’s beautiful voice. His passion to sing was apparent from a very young age. He was only 4 years old, when he used to sit on his grandfather’s lap and sing “Aspedagan Sev Sadanan.” Growing up, it was his dream to become a professional Armenian singer.
Joseph transpired his dreams into reality, when he held his first concert in Beirut, Lebanon in 1985. At the time he was only 14 years old, but had a voice of an experienced singer. Although, Joseph was born and raised in Lebanon with a great deal of Arabic influence, his love for Armenia and the Armenian people was instilled in him from a very young age. He has always been proud to be an Armenian!
Joseph moved to the United States in the year 1998, so that he can enhance his singing career. He took private lessons studying music, which included reading and writing notes. He also learned to play musical instruments such as: the guitar, bouzouki, piano, percussions, and drums. After his studies, Joseph opened his own recording and post-production studio in Eagle Rock, California. Joseph records, mixes, and masters his own music; and edits his own music videos at Josephkmusic Studio. He also has engineered for many known Armenian and Arabic artists/singers.
Joseph currently lives in Los Angeles, CA. When he is not singing or recording he spends a lot of time writing music and songs. He has written many Armenian and Arabic songs. Furthermore, not only does Joseph perform nationwide, he also performs worldwide in countries such as: Lebanon, Armenia, France, Switzerland, Canada, Australia, Venezuela, Greece, Syria, Cypress, Holland, and Belgium.
Joseph has been singing professionally for 25 years. In total, he has 18 Armenian and Arabic albums and over 40 music videos. Joseph sings in multiple languages and constantly updates his music for his fans! Throughout the years, he has been nominated 14 times, winning 8 awards: 4 Best International Singer Awards, Best Male Vocalist Award, 2 Big Apple Music Awards, and Best Middle Eastern Armenian Pop Star Award.
As an honest, humble, and diligent individual, his family, friends, and fans love him dearly. First and Foremost, Joseph thanks God for giving him the wisdom, strength, and determination to achieve his goals. He loves his family and thanks them for always believing in him. Last but not least, he is grateful for his wonderful fans for always supporting him.
With his unique and prevailing voice, along with his outstanding performances, Joseph Krikorian is recognized as an influential Armenian Pop Star!