Lidia Isac

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Lidia Isac
Isac in 2016
Isac in 2016
Background information
Born (1993-03-27) 27 March 1993 (age 30)
Saint Petersburg, Russia
OriginChișinău, Moldova
  • Singer
  • journalist
  • Vocals
  • piano
Years active2013–present

Lidia Isac (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈlidia iˈsak]; born 27 March 1993) is a Russian-born Moldovan singer. She represented Moldova in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song "Falling Stars".[1][2] She is also known for her participation in the sixth season of The Voice: la plus belle voix, and the seventh season of Vocea României.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Isac was born on 27 March 1993 in Saint Petersburg, Russia, where her Moldovan parents met during their studies.[2][4][better source needed] When she was a few months old, they moved back to Moldova.[4]

Isac graduated from the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences at the Moldova State University in 2015.[4]


2013–2015: Glam Girls and solo career[edit]

Isac began her musical career as part of the duo Glam Girls, which she formed with Sasha Druc.[4] In 2013, they participated in O melodie pentru Europa 2013, the Moldovan national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, alongside Cristina V with the song "Celebrate".[5] They finished twelfth in the final.[5]

One year later, the duo entered O melodie pentru Europa 2014 with the song "You Believed in Me", but did not advance to the final.[6] In the same year, Isac was a finalist in the annual music competition New Wave, held in Jūrmala, Latvia.[4] In 2015, Isac entered O melodie pentru Europa 2015 twice: as part of Glam Girls with the song "Magia", and as a solo act with the song "I Can't Breathe".[4] Both entries advanced to the final, where they tied for the fourteenth and last place.[4]

2016: Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

In 2016, Isac participated in O melodie pentru Europa once again, this time with the song "Falling Stars".[7] She went on to win the competition, thereby winning the right to represent Moldova in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden.[7] To promote her entry, an acoustic French version of the song, entitled "Pluie d'étoiles", was recorded.[8] She ultimately finished in seventeenth place in the first semi-final on 10 May 2016.[2]

2017: The Voice[edit]

In 2017, Isac was a contestant in the sixth season of The Voice: la plus belle voix, the French version of The Voice.[3] She advanced from the Blind Auditions, joining the team of Florent Pagny, and was eliminated in the Battle rounds.[3] Later that year, she also featured in the seventh season of the Romanian version Vocea României.[3] She joined the team of Tudor Chirilă after her Blind Audition, and was eliminated in the Live Shows.[3]


As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Album
"I Can't Breathe" 2015 Non-album single
"Falling Stars" 2016
"Aproape" 2018
"Nomada" 2019
"Забудем до завтра" (with OZ Drive) 2020
"Mâinile sus"

As part of Glam Girls[edit]

Title Year Album
"Celebrate" (with Cristina V) 2013 Non-album single
"You Believed in Me" 2014
"Magia" 2015


  1. ^ "Eurovision Moldova 2016: Cine sunt cei 24 de semifinalişti şi când aflăm cine merge la Stockholm". (in Romanian). Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Lidia Isac - Moldova - Stockholm 2016". Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Eurovision Moldova: Lidia Isac qualifies to the live shows of The Voice Romania". 13 November 2017. Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Eurovision 2016 – Lidia Isac (Moldova) / Лидия Исак (Молдова)". Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  5. ^ a b "Moldova: O melodie pentru Europa 2013". Eurovisionworld. Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Moldova: O melodie pentru Europa 2014". Eurovisionworld. Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  7. ^ a b Honciuc, Bogdan (27 February 2016). "Moldova: Lidia Isac wins O melodie pentru Europa 2016 with "Falling Stars"". Wiwibloggs. Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  8. ^ "Lidia Isac - Falling Stars (Pluie d'etoiles) Unplugged French version". YouTube.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by Moldova in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by