Mỹ Tâm real name is Phan Thị Mỹ Tâm, born on January 16, 1981 at Đà Nẳng. She graduated from a 4-year Intermediate level of Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory.
My Tam left Đà Nẳng, her native hometown, for Ho Chi Minh City to learn vocal music at the Intermediate level of Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory. Up to now, My Tam has got many achievements. As for this lovely singer, the most important award is the bronze medal in "Asian Music Festival" held in Shanghai at the end of 2000 when she worked in Music Center in Ho Chi Minh Sity. Since that year, My Tam has to overcome many challenges to be an "independent-professional singer". She also wanted to be a composer. She wrote the song "Love Forever" with helps from composer Nguyen Quang. In addition, "Dream Love", "First Kiss", ect. are successfully presented.
In the middle of 2001, My Tam had a great success thanks to the song "Toc Nau Moi Tram" which is the most impressive one for its composer.
The songs she has presented usually filled with deep meaning of love, life, youth, etc. That is why nowaday My Tam is one of the most favorite singers to millions of Vietnamese POP music fans.