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Fahmida Nabi (born 4 January) is a Bangladeshi singer. She usually vocalize classical and modern-style songs. She also sang songs of Rabindra Sangeet and Nazrul Geeti genre. In 2007, she received National Film Award for Best Playback Singer. She also received Channel i Performance Award (2008) and the Meril-Prothom Alo Award (2008).She served as a judge for the reality television music show CloseUp 1.She is an ambassador of Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs (BCCP).

Background and family
Nabi was born on 4 January in Dinajpur district of Bangladesh. Her nickname is Numa.She is the daughter of singer Mahmudun Nabi, and the elder sister of singer Samina Chowdhury and Pancham.

Nabi's solo career started in 1979 and has spanned over three decades. She sings primarily classical and modern Bengali songs. Besides that, she sings Rabindra Sangeet and Nazrul Sangeet. Her first album is Tumi Tulonahina. On 15 January 2011, she released a solo album titled Akash O Shamudra Aupar, which features 10 songs written and tuned by Selim Al Deen.Her first duet album entitled Ek Mutho Gaan-1 (released in 2006) was recorded with Bappa Mazumder. Fahmida Nabi and Bappa Majumder's second studio album Ek Mutho Gaan-2 was released on the Valentine's Day in 2010. Fahmida Nabi's Rabindra Sangeet album Amar Bela Je Jay was a classic hit.