Altuna Sejdiu (Macedonian: Алтуна Сејдиу; born July 14, 1985 in Skopje), known professionally as Tuna, is an Albanian singer-songwriter from Macedonia. She has released seven albums, and many singles. Her songs, such as “Fenix”, “I Asaj”, “Piroman”, “Pse Jo?” and others, made Tuna one of the most influential singers in the Albanian music industry. Her discography includes songs in Albanian, Macedonian and English.
Tuna is the daughter of Šaban Sejdiu, an ethnic Albanian former Olympic wrestler, who had won bronze medal in two Olympiads (1980 and 1984) for Yugoslavia. Tuna started singing at a very young age, participating in various festivals. Her professional career began in 2002 when she competed in the talent search competition Play – Search For A Star organized by the Macedonian record label M2 Production. Sejdiu was one of two winners from the competition, which resulted in the release of her first single “Najdi den, najdi nokj, najdi vreme” (Find a day, Find a night, Find time). She also released the single “Dvanaeset meseci” (Twelve Months), which was also released in the Albanian language under the title “12 muaj”, 5 Months later, she released her Single ” Protrebi si mi ” (You Want) in Albanian ” Me Duhesh Ti “It was not released in Albania. She collaborated with Macedonian singer Tamara Todevska to record the duet “Ljubi, ljubi” (Love, love).
Tuna later began to establish her career in Albania and turned focus to releasing Albanian language material. In 2003, she released her debut self-titled album Tuna, which was followed by her second album, S’ka me diktaturë (No more dictatorship), in 2006. In June 2012, Tuna released “I Asaj” (Hers) which rose huge popularity on YouTube. Albanian newspaper Koha Jonë believed that the song would undoubtedly be a summer hit.She released November 2012 her 6th Album N.E.R.D.. In 2012, Tuna joined X Factor Albania as a judge. She has also used social media to spread knowledge about her shows and ask her fans for ideas for X Factor
Rita Sahatçiu Ora (born 26 November 1990) is a British singer-songwriter and actress. Her debut studio album, Ora (2012), debuted at number one in the United Kingdom, and spawned the number-one singles “R.I.P.” and “How We Do (Party)“. After reaching the peak position as a featured act on DJ Fresh‘s “Hot Right Now“, Ora became the artist with the most number-one singles on the UK Singles Chart in 2012. Ora has a mezzo-soprano vocal range. She was nominated for three awards at the 2013 BRIT Awards, including the Brit Award for Best British Breakthrough Act. She will play Mia Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. “I Will Never Let You Down” debuted atop the UK Singles Chart in 2014 and Ora became the British female singer with the most number ones in the decade.
Ora is of Kosovar-Albanian ethnicity and speaks some Albanian. She possesses a mezzo-soprano vocal range.
Asked about her religion, Ora stated:
I believe in God and I’m a Muslim culture, but my parents never forced me. Above all, they raised me with the idea that I could make my own choices and have my own beliefs. -Be Magazine
Previously linked with Bruno Mars and Rob Kardashian,Ora started dating Calvin Harris in May 2013.
Ora has an affinity for Tabasco sauce. “I’m just weird like that. I just really love hot sauce”. She has a personalized Tabasco bottle with her name on it, sent by the company, as a gratitude for talking so much about their product
Shpat Kasapi (Macedonian: Шпат Касапи, Špat Kasapi) (born 2 May 1987 in Tetovo, SFR Yugoslavia) is an Albanian singer from Macedonia.
Emina Cunmulaj (Albanian: Emina Çunmulaj, Serbo-Croatian: Емина Чунмуљај / Emina Čunmuljaj’; Albanian pronunciation: [ɛˈmina tʃunˈmulaj]), (born September 12, 1984) is an American model of Albanian ancestry.
Cunmulaj was born in Michigan, United States to Albanian parents, but moved to Montenegro (a former republic of Yugoslavia) at the age of four in 1988.Cunmulaj speaks fluent Albanian.
She was discovered by Elite Model Management after becoming a semi-finalist in the Elite Model Look Yugoslavia 2001 contest and winning the Elite Model Look 2001 contest. In the same year, she signed a contract with Elite.She resided in Montenegro until the age of seventeen, and then returned to the United States.
Cunmulaj is managed in New York City by Marilyn Model Management. She was married to Bekim Lulanji.
Emina Cunmulaj covered the following covers: