UPDATED on 5/14/2021: Dibesh Pokharel’s new track ‘Save Me Now’ soars to top 5 on iTunes rock chart
Nepal’s first international crossover artist is writing a new chapter in the history of Nepali rock music through American Idol
It has been a long time coming for Dibesh Pokharel, and it could not have come at a better time. As the world shut down in the midst of a pandemic, the Nepali singer and songwriter has emerged as a joyful voice for a global audience.
The first international mainstream crossover artist of Nepali heritage is finally here, and it is the 22-year-old Arthur Gunn, born Dibesh Pokharel, currently vying for the top spot on the American Idol contest.