Biduanita Negara Datuk Sharifah Aini binti Syed Jaafar (2 July 1953- 5 July 2014), better known by her stage name Sharifah Aini, was a Malaysian singer, known as Biduanita Negara or "National Songstress" after the late Salmah Ismail (Saloma). She won first place in the Radio Television Singapore (RTS) talentime contest "Bintang RTS" competition in 1968, singing "Tiga Malam". She was famously known as Kak Pah. In Malaysia, she was one of the most enduring artistes to have recorded with the EMI Malaysia. As a tribute, her name was recorded in the Malaysian Book of Records for her contribution.