She started her working career as a typist at the provincial court in 1952. After winning several local and provincial singing competitions she moved to the capital city Ulaanbaatar to pursue her singing career full-time. In 1990s, her singing helped the world audience to familiarize with and admire the Mongolian long song.
Her songs were sampled in Enigma (musical project)"s worldwide hits, the Mongolian chant in the The Child in Us and Age of Loneliness.
Norovbanzad was awarded Ardiyn jujigchin (“National Artist”) merit by the Government of Mongolia in 1999 and was voted the Singer of the Century by the people in 2000. Urtiin Duu, Rough Trade Records 1996.