The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the top 10 most legendary Albanian Singers of all time. This list of famous Albanian Singers is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity. Visit the rankings page to view the entire list of Albanian Singers.
With an HPI of 50.79, Inva Mula is the most famous Albanian Singer. Her biography has been translated into 30 different languages on wikipedia.
Inva Mula (born 27 June 1963) is an Albanian opera lyric soprano. She began her soprano career at a very early age. Her father (Avni Mula) and mother (Nina Mula) were also opera singers. She is also known for providing the voice of the diva Plavalaguna in the film The Fifth Element.
With an HPI of 47.85, Bleona is the 2nd most famous Albanian Singer. Her biography has been translated into 63 different languages.
Bleona Qereti (born 14 May 1979), also known mononymously as Bleona, is an Albanian and American singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, model and television personality.Qereti is an American Citizen, and as of 2010, Bleona lives in California, where she has worked with producers such as Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins, and Grammy award winner David Foster. She has 8 Albums in Albania and has released several singles in English, such as "Show Off", "Famous", "Take You Over", "Without You" and "Pass Out," the latter co-produced by Timbaland. September 10, 2013, she released the single "Take It Like A Man" which went to No. 7 in the UK charts. She was also a celebrity judge on the fourth season of the Albanian version of The X Factor and the breakout star of the 2014 Bravo's TV reality series Euros of Hollywood. In February 2019, she landed her first number one on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart with "I Don't Need Your Love."
With an HPI of 39.73, Frederik Ndoci is the 3rd most famous Albanian Singer. His biography has been translated into 20 different languages.
Frederik Ndoci is an Albanian singer, songwriter, poet, writer, actor and international Recording artist. He also represented his country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007, with the song "Hear My Plea".
With an HPI of 39.59, Ermonela Jaho is the 4th most famous Albanian Singer. Her biography has been translated into 23 different languages.
Ermonela Jaho (born 1974) is an Albanian operatic soprano. She was described in The Economist as "the world’s most acclaimed soprano". The Financial Times said "Ermonela Jaho throws heart and soul into her singing... Don't even try to resist".The Guardian has described her as "one of the great verismo interpreters". and on another article "Ermonela Jaho triumphs in Madama Butterfly".
With an HPI of 37.93, Aurela Gaçe is the 5th most famous Albanian Singer. Her biography has been translated into 30 different languages.
Aurela Gaçe (pronounced [auˈɾɛla ˈɡatʃɛ]; born 16 October 1974) is an Albanian singer and songwriter. She is a three-time Festivali i Këngës winner, a three-time Kënga Magjike winner and a two-time Balkan Music Award winner for Balkan's Song of the Year and Best Singer from Albania. She was a judge on the third season of The Voice of Albania.In 2011, she won the 49th edition of Festivali i Këngës with the song "Kënga ime" and represented Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 held in Düsseldorf, Germany.
With an HPI of 34.96, Juliana Pasha is the 6th most famous Albanian Singer. Her biography has been translated into 33 different languages.
Juliana Pasha (born 20 May 1980) is an Albanian singer. In 2010, she won Honorary Citizen Award of Burrel from the mayor of the city. After she went into Eurovision in 2010 she won the first prize in the festival "Kenga Magjike" with the song called "Sa e shite zemren". She was a mentor and judge on the first series of Albania and Kosovo's version of The X Factor.
With an HPI of 33.08, Ledina Çelo is the 7th most famous Albanian Singer. Her biography has been translated into 18 different languages.
Ledina Çelo (born 9 February 1977) is an Albanian singer and model. She is best known for representing Albania at the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, after winning the 43rd edition of Festivali i Këngës.
With an HPI of 31.84, Elhaida Dani is the 8th most famous Albanian Singer. Her biography has been translated into 29 different languages.
Elhaida Dani (Albanian: [ɛlˈhajda daˈni]; born 17 February 1993) is an Albanian singer, songwriter, composer and actress. Born and raised in Shkodër, Dani performed in diverse singing competitions and started to play piano as a child. She rose to national recognition in the Albanian-speaking Balkans, after her victories at Star Academy Albania, Top Fest and Festivali i Këngës. In Italy, she is also prominent for being the winner of the first series of The Voice of Italy. Dani represented Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "I'm Alive", after she won the 53rd edition of Festivali i Këngës. She participated in Kënga Magjike for the first time in 2017 with the song "E Ngrirë" whereas she finished second. She rose again great popularity in Italy as well as in France upon her international acting debut in the world renowned musical of Notre-Dame de Paris.
With an HPI of 31.63, Eneda Tarifa is the 9th most famous Albanian Singer. Her biography has been translated into 28 different languages.
Eneda Tarifa (born 30 March 1982) is an Albanian singer, actress and television host. She represented Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, after winning the 54th edition of Festivali i Këngës.
With an HPI of 31.34, Jonida Maliqi is the 10th most famous Albanian Singer. Her biography has been translated into 29 different languages.
Jonida Maliqi (Albanian pronunciation: [jɔˈnida maˈlici]; born 26 March 1983) is an Albanian singer and media personality. Throughout her career, Maliqi has won six awards at Kënga Magjike and first place in 2008. She is also a double winner of accolades at the Top Fest in 2006 and 2010 respectively. Maliqi played Bithia in the Albanian version of The Ten Commandments: The Musical and starred as Juliet in the Albanian theatre production of Roméo et Juliette. In 2012, she was appointed as the captain of her team at the Albanian version of the Dutch TV series I Love My Country whereas in 2014 she co-hosted the fourth season of Dancing with the Stars. In 2016, Maliqi appeared as a judge on the fifth season of The Voice of Albania and in 2018 she became the sixteenth representative of Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, finishing 9th in the second semi-final with 96 points and ended in the 17th place in grand final.
Pantheon has 19 people classified as singers born between 1960 and 1998. Of these 19, 19 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living singers include Inva Mula, Bleona, and Frederik Ndoci. As of April 2022, 1 new singers have been added to Pantheon including Ronela Hajati.
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