Noknoi Uraiporn

Noknoi Uraiporn[1] (Thai: นกน้อย อุไรพร) (b. 11 October 1957 —) is a famous Thai Luk thung and Mor lam singer. She is a leader of Mor lam band Sieang Isan (เสียงอีสาน). She has many popular songs, including Nok Jaa, Loei Wela Kid Hid, Mon Phleng Sieng Isan, Phab Tay Winyan Rak, etc.

Early life

At birth named Urai Sihawong, she was born on the 10th of October 1957 in Sisaket Province. She was the daughther of Som and Phan Sihawong. She started performing on stage in 1970 in a contest an audition many music contests, and winner every contests. After that, she so regestied to artist in Mor lam band "Phetpinthong" presented by Nophadon Duangporn. In 1975 she was populared by her song Nok Ja. Nopadon so was to name in stage for her is Noknoi Uraiporn.


Mor lam band by herself

She was take out from Phetpinthong band in 1975, and she was married with Maiyakit Chimluang. After that, she so founded Mor lam band by herself "Sieng Isan". In first era of her Mor lam band, it is suffered a failure due to lack of performance in the show. She so stopped to show by her Mor lam band for 10 years. She so return to show by her Mor lam band and very populared and it is origins of many populared Mor lam singer inciude Poyfai Malaiporn,[2] Siriporn Ampaipong, Maithai Huajaising, etc. She excersised to sing Mor lam song, until active and she so songwrote and compersed Mor lam song, call that "Mor lam Glon" for sang by singer of member her Mor lam band. Her popularlity, her band so has been hired to show around the Thailand and foregien. She was alias "Queen of Mor lam" in 21st-century.

She was being charged with property fraud in 2019, beacause she was borrow money by creditor value 3.8 million baht[3] (or 124, 627.94 US dollar), and she wasn't refund in expried time. She sopress conference with the media of her lawsuit in 25 August 2019.[4][5]


She received to awards "Hemaraj", original person in culture in 2016.[6]

Partial discography

  • Nok Jaa
  • Loei Wela Kid Hid
  • Mon Phleng Sieng Isan
  • Phab Tay Winyan Rak


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