Andra (singer)

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Andra
Andra (dec 2015) - 2.JPG
Andra in December 2015
Born
Alexandra Irina Mihai

(1986-08-23) August 23, 1986 (age 32)
ResidenceBucharest, Romania
NationalityRomanian
Other names
  • Andra Măruță
Occupation
Years active2000–present
Spouse(s)
Children2
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.andramusic.ro

Alexandra Irina Măruță (born 23 August 1986 in Câmpia Turzii), better known by her stage name Andra, is a Romanian singer and judge at Românii au talent.[1] In 2007, she received Gold and Platinum certification for the album De la frate la soră.[2] She collaborated with Dan Bittman, Direcția 5, What's Up, Vunk, Marcel Pavel, Marius Moga, Smiley and the band Simplu. AndraAlex presented the TV shows Singuri cu vedeta on Antena 1 and O-la-la on Pro TV.In 2013 she was nominated at the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Romanian Act at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. In 2014 she won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Romanian Act at the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards.[3] her song, "Why", reached number 8 on Billboard. Her other songs "Lie to Me" and "Sweet Dreams" also enjoyed critical successes. Măruță is of partial Albainan descent.

In 2017, Sony Pictures choose the Romanian star to provides the Romanian voice of Smurfette from the animated movie Smurfs: The Lost Village,[4] becoming the third experience for the artist, after she dubbed the Romanian voice of a goose in Kung Fu Panda 3 in 2016.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details
Andra
  • Released: December 10, 2001
  • Label: Nova Music Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, Cassette
Dragostea mea
  • Released: August 6, 2002
  • Label: Nova Music Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, Cassette
Vreau sărutarea ta
Rămâi cu mine
Dragostea rămâne
  • Released: October 5, 2007[7]
  • Label: Compania de Radio Pro
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Colinde - Vis de iarnă (Carols - Winter's Dream)
  • Released: October 5, 2007[8]
  • Label: Compania de Radio Pro
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Iubește-mă azi, iubește-mă mâine (Love Me Today, Love Me Tomorrow)
  • Released: April 26, 2010[9]
  • Label: MediaPro Music Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Iubirea schimbă tot
  • Released: March 3, 2017[10]
  • Label: MediaPro Music Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download

Singles[edit]

Title Year Album details
"Așa e dragostea"[11]
(with Liviu Teodorescu)
2014 Non-album single
"Iubirea schimbă tot"[12] 2016 Iubirea schimbă tot
"Without You"[13]
(with David Bisbal)
"Love Can Save It All"[14]
"Sweet Dreams"[15]
(with Mara)
Non-album single
"Why"[16] Iubirea schimbă tot
"Floare de nu-mă-uita"[17]
"Mi-ai luat mințile"[18]
(with Pacha Man)
2017 Non-album singles
"Indiferența" 2018
"Sudamericana"
(featuring Pachanga)
"Nos Fuimos Lejos" (Romanian Version)
(with Descemer Bueno and Enrique Iglesias featuring El Micha)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro TV (30 March 2015). "Andra". Archived from the original on 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2015-03-30.
  2. ^ Agerpres (17 March 2014). "POP ROCK ROMÂNESC - Andra".
  3. ^ Raluca Moisă (24 October 2014). "Andra a câştigat Best Romanian Act la Premiile MTV Europe Music Awards 2014".
  4. ^ http://www.protv.ro/stiri/andra-ipostaza-inedita-vedeta-isi-va-imprumuta-vocea-pentru-un-film-de-animatie.html
  5. ^ "Vreau Sărutarea Ta by Andra on Apple Music". Apple Music Store. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Rămâi Cu Mine by Andra on Apple Music". Apple Music Store. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Dragostea ramane by Andra on Apple Music". Apple Music Store. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Colinde - Vis de iarna (Carols - Winter's Dream) by Andra on Apple Music". Apple Music Store. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Iubeste-ma azi, iubeste-ma maine (Love me today, love me tomorrow) by Andra on Apple Music". Apple Music Store. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Iubirea Schimbă Tot by Andra on Apple Music". Apple Music Store. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Asa e dragostea (feat. Liviu Teodorescu) - Single by Andra". Apple Music Store. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  12. ^ "Iubirea Schimba Tot - Single". Apple Music. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  13. ^ "Without You (feat. David Bisbal) - Single". Apple Music. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  14. ^ "Love Can Save It All - Single". Apple Music. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  15. ^ "Sweet Dreams (Radio Killer Remix) [feat. Mara] - Single". Apple Music. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  16. ^ "Why - Single". Apple Music. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  17. ^ "Floare De Nu-Ma-Uita (feat. Dorian) - Single". Apple Music. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  18. ^ "Mi-Ai Luat Mințile (feat. Pacha Man) - Single". Apple Music. Retrieved 2 August 2017.

External links[edit]

Interviews