Dibesh Pokharel – Arthur Gunn, wiki, bio, age, American Idol journey

Arthur-Gunn

If you want to see Arthur Gunn be at the top 5 of the 19th season of American Idol. Show some support by voting for him in three ways. (Votes will be counted ten times through each means)

  1. Text Arthur’s contestant number ie 7 and send it to 21523
  2. Sign up on the American idol website: Idolvote.abc.com/americamidol.com
  3. Download the American Idol App, Sign up, and vote for him.

The sneak peek of American Idol’s audition caught the eyes of the Nepalese audience. As a matter of fact he was the only Nepal-born artist to be on such a big platform as a contestant. In a similar manner Dibesh Pokharel was the finalist and able to secure the Runner Up position. Pokharel is able to get immense love and support from an audience all over the world constinuously. Moreover three judges of the show praise his permormance skill and the voice.

Formation of stage name ‘Arthur Gunn’: 

The stage name of Dibesh Pokharel ie ARTHUR GUNN is chosen randomly from an influential French poet Arthur Rimbaud. As long as Dibesh is fond of art and thought Arthur as his stage name, where hur denotes hole and Gunn symbolizes battle

Dibesh Pokharel Bio:

Arthur Gunn was born on 24 Oct 1997 in Kathmandu, Nepal. He is 24 years old as of 2021. His father’s name is Datram who is into business and his mother’s name is Maiya. He has two siblings, Rubi and Rupa, both of them are his elder sisters. Though family members of Dibesh Pokharel are not into the music industry, he learns and practices playing instruments on his own.

Earlier, from the age of two, Dibesh Pokharel used to play guitar which was gifted by his mother, and sing songs. He used to follow American Idol from his childhood days however, Pokharel started listening to the songs heard from the radio, TVs and used to sing along with them. He sings in pubs and coffee houses and started taking singing or music seriously in 2013. 

Dibesh Pokharel was born and brought up in Nepal and immigrated to Wichita, Kansas, United States around 2014 after graduating high school for his higher studies. Later, Arthur started traveling and performed on the street corners in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, and more.  He even released his first album after four years of active participation in the music in 2018 through his own YouTube Channel.

Even though Dibesh knew from his childhood that he wanted to be a professional singer, his musician friends from US urged him to audition for AI (American Idol). Then he decided to take part in the 18th season of AI.

Gunn’s American Idol Journey of Season 18 (from audition to finale):

Online Audition: 

Song Selection: Sticky Fingers,  Artist: (Eddy’s Song 2011).

Audition: 

Song Selections: Girl from the North Country by Bob Dylan, Have you ever seen the rain? by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Hollywood week: 

Song Selections: Hard to Handle by Otis Redding and The Black Crowes, The Chain by Fleetwood Mac, Have You Ever Seen The Rain? by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

 Top Forty: 

Song Selection: Is This Love by Bob Marley & The Wailers.

Round Top Twenty: Lovin Machine by Wynonie Harris.

Top Ten (Homeward Bound): Take me home, Country roads by John Denver.

Final seven : Kiss the girl from the Little Mermaid by Samuel Wright,  Hey, Ma by Bon Iver.

Finale: I Don’t Want to Be by Gavin Degraw, and revised Have You Ever Seen The Rain? by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Dibesh Pokharel’s Albums & Songs:

Grahan(Debut) – Released in 2018

Grahan is the Debut album of Dibesh Pokharel which contains eight songs. They are Nyano Ghar, Pralaya A, Pralaya B, Hamro Din, Samundra Paari, Aakash ko pari, Maan, Ek Yatra. These songs use the Nepali Language.

Self-Titled – Released in 2020 

Self-Titled is the second album of Dibesh Pokharel, which contains seven songs. Anglo Rodriguez produced this album. The titles of the songs are Goodness, Find a way, Justice, Revolution, Lady Luck, Chill, Coastlines. These songs use the English Language

Khoj – Released in 2021 

Khoj is the third album of Arthur Gunn/Dibesh Pokharel. Some of the recently released songs from the album ‘Khoj’ on his own YouTube Channel are Ma, Khoj, Karnali (The River), and Kaagbeni.

Social Media of Dibesh Pokharel:

Arthur Gunn is mostly active in his social account handles like Facebook around 35k followers as of 2021 (Dibesh Pokharel), Instagram 295k followers (@arthur_gunn), Twitter 26.7k followers (@ArthurGunn122), and youtube 405k subscribers (Arthur Gunn [OFFICIAL]).

YouTube Channel as Arthur Gunn [OFFICIAL]

Dibesh Pokharel has created his own YouTube Channel in 2017 named as Arthur Gunn [OFFICIAL] which has reached almost 405k subscribers as of April 18, 2021.

Pralaya A is the first song on Dibesh Pokharel’s YouTube channel.

Nyano Ghar is one of the tracks from “Grahan ” and the most-watched YouTube video has over eleven million views on his YouTube channel as of April 2021.

Some of the most-watched and liked songs of Arthur Gunn’s are Nyano Ghar, Pralaya ‘A’, Jalai Mai, Khoj, Ma, Hamro Din, Kaaagben. The song collections of Dibesh Pokharel are available on iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, and his own YouTube channel.

Dibesh Pokharel aka Arthur Gunn as a stage name is a Nepalese-American singer and songwriter. However, he came to the limelight after auditioning for the 18th season of American Idol. Furthermore, Dibesh is performing as a comeback artist on the American Idol season 19 for a spot in the Top 10. Later, he got selected and also able to spot in the top 7 now Arthur is competing for the top 5. So don’t forget to watch his performance live on the ABC channel on May 9, 2021. 

If you want to see Arthur Gunn be at the top 5 of the 19th season of American Idol. Show some support by voting for him in three ways. (Votes will be counted ten times through each means)

  1. Text Arthur’s contestant number ie 7 and send it to 21523
  2. Sign up on the American idol website: Idolvote.abc.com/americamidol.com
  3. Download the American Idol App, Sign up, and vote for him.

The sneak peek of American Idol’s audition caught the eyes of the Nepalese audience. As a matter of fact he was the only Nepal-born artist to be on such a big platform as a contestant. In a similar manner Dibesh Pokharel was the finalist and able to secure the Runner Up position. Pokharel is able to get immense love and support from an audience all over the world constinuously. Moreover three judges of the show praise his permormance skill and the voice.

Formation of stage name ‘Arthur Gunn’: 

The stage name of Dibesh Pokharel ie ARTHUR GUNN is chosen randomly from an influential French poet Arthur Rimbaud. As long as Dibesh is fond of art and thought Arthur as his stage name, where hur denotes hole and Gunn symbolizes battle

Dibesh Pokharel Bio:

Arthur Gunn was born on 24 Oct 1997 in Kathmandu, Nepal. He is 24 years old as of 2021. His father’s name is Datram who is into business and his mother’s name is Maiya. He has two siblings, Rubi and Rupa, both of them are his elder sisters. Though family members of Dibesh Pokharel are not into the music industry, he learns and practices playing instruments on his own.

Earlier, from the age of two, Dibesh Pokharel used to play guitar which was gifted by his mother, and sing songs. He used to follow American Idol from his childhood days however, Pokharel started listening to the songs heard from the radio, TVs and used to sing along with them. He sings in pubs and coffee houses and started taking singing or music seriously in 2013. 

Dibesh Pokharel was born and brought up in Nepal and immigrated to Wichita, Kansas, United States around 2014 after graduating high school for his higher studies. Later, Arthur started traveling and performed on the street corners in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, and more.  He even released his first album after four years of active participation in the music in 2018 through his own YouTube Channel.

Even though Dibesh knew from his childhood that he wanted to be a professional singer, his musician friends from US urged him to audition for AI (American Idol). Then he decided to take part in the 18th season of AI.

Gunn’s American Idol Journey of Season 18 (from audition to finale):

Online Audition: 

Song Selection: Sticky Fingers,  Artist: (Eddy’s Song 2011).

Audition: 

Song Selections: Girl from the North Country by Bob Dylan, Have you ever seen the rain? by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Hollywood week: 

Song Selections: Hard to Handle by Otis Redding and The Black Crowes, The Chain by Fleetwood Mac, Have You Ever Seen The Rain? by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

 Top Forty: 

Song Selection: Is This Love by Bob Marley & The Wailers.

Round Top Twenty: Lovin Machine by Wynonie Harris.

Top Ten (Homeward Bound): Take me home, Country roads by John Denver.

Final seven : Kiss the girl from the Little Mermaid by Samuel Wright,  Hey, Ma by Bon Iver.

Finale: I Don’t Want to Be by Gavin Degraw, and revised Have You Ever Seen The Rain? by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Dibesh Pokharel’s Albums & Songs:

Grahan(Debut) – Released in 2018

Grahan is the Debut album of Dibesh Pokharel which contains eight songs. They are Nyano Ghar, Pralaya A, Pralaya B, Hamro Din, Samundra Paari, Aakash ko pari, Maan, Ek Yatra. These songs use the Nepali Language.

Self-Titled – Released in 2020 

Self-Titled is the second album of Dibesh Pokharel, which contains seven songs. Anglo Rodriguez produced this album. The titles of the songs are Goodness, Find a way, Justice, Revolution, Lady Luck, Chill, Coastlines. These songs use the English Language

Khoj – Released in 2021 

Khoj is the third album of Arthur Gunn/Dibesh Pokharel. Some of the recently released songs from the album ‘Khoj’ on his own YouTube Channel are Ma, Khoj, Karnali (The River), and Kaagbeni.

Social Media of Dibesh Pokharel:

Arthur Gunn is mostly active in his social account handles like Facebook around 35k followers as of 2021 (Dibesh Pokharel), Instagram 295k followers (@arthur_gunn), Twitter 26.7k followers (@ArthurGunn122), and youtube 405k subscribers (Arthur Gunn [OFFICIAL]).

YouTube Channel as Arthur Gunn [OFFICIAL]

Dibesh Pokharel has created his own YouTube Channel in 2017 named as Arthur Gunn [OFFICIAL] which has reached almost 405k subscribers as of April 18, 2021.

Pralaya A is the first song on Dibesh Pokharel’s YouTube channel.

Nyano Ghar is one of the tracks from “Grahan ” and the most-watched YouTube video has over eleven million views on his YouTube channel as of April 2021.

Some of the most-watched and liked songs of Arthur Gunn’s are Nyano Ghar, Pralaya ‘A’, Jalai Mai, Khoj, Ma, Hamro Din, Kaaagben. The song collections of Dibesh Pokharel are available on iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, and his own YouTube channel.

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