Ledina Çelo

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Ledina Çelo
Ledina Çelo 2012.jpg
Ledina Çelo in 2012
Background information
Birth name Ledina Çelo
Born (1977-02-09) 9 February 1977 (age 40)
Origin Tirana, Albania
Genres Pop, folk

Ledina Çelo (born 9 February 1977 in Tirana, Albania)[1][2] is an Albanian singer and model.

In December 2003 she hosted the Albanian national Final for the Eurovision Song Contest. One year later she participated herself and won with Nesër Shkoj, on the Eurovision she decided to sing in English with Tomorrow I Go. She immediately qualified for the final due to the good result of Anjeza Shahini in the previous year. She came in 16th place. Çelos song "E Doni Dashurinë", performed with Luan Zhegu in Festivali I Këngës 1995 has been reported to be the most applauded song in Festivali I Këngës history, a total of 7 minutes and 11 seconds. However, the song did not win and reached an honourable 2nd place.

On 19 November 2006, Ledina Celo won 2nd place in the Kënga Magjike song festival with the song "Jemi Të Huaj", a power ballad.

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Eurovision Song Contest 2005

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 "Tomorrow I Go" Contestant 16th

Festivali i Këngës

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2004 "Tomorrow I Go" First Prize Won

Kënga Magjike

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2003 "Te dua se je Ti" Linda Association Prize Won
2004 "Ne nje ishull qe nuk ekziston" Public Prize Won
2006 "Jemi te huaj" Best Performer Won
Second Prize Won
2013 "Gaboja" Best Ballad Won
Second Prize Won

Videofest Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2005 " Vagabond nga dashuria" Best Female Nominated
Best Editing Nominated
2007 "Të ndjejë të huaj" Best Camera Won
Best Production Nominated

Zhurma Show Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2004 "Vagabond nga dashuria" Best Video Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ledina Çelo Biografia". Tekste Shqip (in Albanian). Retrieved 7 November 2013. Ditëlindja: 09 Shkurt 1977 
  2. ^ "Ledina Çelo joshet nga sporti i burrit, nis stërvitjen në kikboks". Gazeta Panorama (in Albanian). 28 September 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2013. Këngëtarja 36-vjeçare Ledina Çelo 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Anjeza Shahini
with The Image of You
Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest
2005
Succeeded by
Luiz Ejlli
with Zjarr e ftohtë