Era Istrefi is a Kosovo Albanian singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Pristina, she rose to international recognition with the breakthrough single "BonBon", which drew comparisons to the musical works of Rihanna and Sia. Due to the success, she signed contract with record labels Sony Music and subsequently with Ultra Music a month later. Istrefi's discography includes works in both Albanian and English among others "Shume Pis", "Redrum", "Nuk E Di" and "Live It Up". She has received a number of awards and nominations, including the European Border Breakers Award and Top Music Award. In 2018, she performed the official song for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, alongside Nicky Jam and Will Smith, at the closing ceremony of the grand final in Moscow.
|Born:||July 4, 1994, Pristina, FR Yugoslavia|
|Relatives:||Nora Istrefi (sister)|
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About Era Istrefi
Famous for such popular singles as "Mani për Money," "E Dehun," and "A Po Don," this Videofest Award-winning Kosovar vocalist became known for combining elements of electronic, pop, and reggae music in her recordings and for writing most of her lyrics in the Kosovar Gheg Albanian dialect.
In 2013, she performed her pop-reggae single "Mani për Money" on national television.
Her hit "BonBon" has exceeded over 128 million hits on YouTube alone.
Born in Pristina, Yugoslavia (present-day Republic of Kosovo) to a family of Albanian heritage, she grew up as one of the four children of filmmaker Nezir Istrefi and famous singer Suzana Tahirsylaj.
She followed in the footsteps of her famous older sister, Nora Istrefi, one of the most popular singers in Kosovo.
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- Kosovan singers
- Ultra Records artists
- Albanian Internet celebrities
- Albanian female singers
- Kosovo Albanians
- RCA Records artists
- Women in electronic music