Nora Istrefi

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Nora Istrefi
Birth nameNora Istrefi
Also known asNora
Born (1986-03-25) 25 March 1986 (age 33)
Strellc SFR Yugoslavia
GenresPop, RnB
Years active2005-present

Nora Istrefi (born 25 March 1986) is a Kosovar singer.

Music career[edit]

Nora started her professional career at the age of 18. She released her first album Engjëll (Angel) in 2005, with songs including "Taxi", which brought her a degree of popularity. During the four coming years she released three albums, Opium in 2006, Another World in 2008 and her self-titled album Nora in 2009. After 2009, she released a number of songs, including "Le Mama" with Gena, "Big Love", "Ski me ikë" (You're not leaving).

Personal life[edit]

Nora is the daughter of Suzana Tahirsylaj, a popular Kosovar singer in the 1980s and '90s. Nora's younger sister Era Istrefi is also a singer. Nora is in a relationship with Robert Berisha. They were engaged on 22 May 2008 in Pristina. On 2 September 2014, the couple married in Pristina. They have a girl named Renè.[1][2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Kenga Magjike

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2013 "I Jemi Je" Discography Award Won

Top Fest

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2006 "Nuk Mundem" Digitalb Award Won

Top Music Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 "Herself" Female Artist of the Year Nominated

VideoFest Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2006 "Negativ" Best All / First Prize Nominated
Best Pop Won
Best Female Nominated
"Pse te du" Best Styling Nominated
The Most Popular Video Music Nominated
2007 "E di" The Most Popular Video Music Won
Best Female Video Nominated
2008 "Mos me le" Best Pop Nominated
2009 "Another world" Best R&B Nominated
"Pa fat (ft.Sinani)" Best Pop Folk Nominated
2010 "Dy shoke" Best All / First Prize Nominated
Best Female Nominated
Best Pop Nominated
Best Camera Nominated
Best Special Effects Nominated
2011 "Ka je (ft.TDS)" Organizer Prize Won
2012 "Ski me ik" Best Female Nominated
"As ni zo" Best Collaboration Won
Best Performance Nominated
2013 "Gangsta (ft Zzap & Chris,Bim Bimma)" Best Collaboration Won
Best Directing Won
Best R&B Nominated
Best Styling Nominated
2014 "Na (ft.Skivi,Mimoza Shkodra)" Best Pop Folk Won

Zhurma Show Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2005 "Pse Te Dua" Best Editing Won
2009 "Vetëm mua" Best R&B Song Nominated
Best R&B Video Nominated
2010 "Dy shokë" Best R&B Nominated
2011 "Une E Di" Best Female Nominated
2012 "Ski me ik" Best R&B Nominated
2013 "Le mama (ft.Gena)" Best Female Nominated
Best Collaboration Nominated
2014 "Na (ft.Skivi,Mimoza Shkodra)" Best Collaboration Nominated
Best Song Nominated
2015 "S'je my lifestyle" Best Styling Nominated
2016 "Sa t’kom dasht" Best R&B Won
Best Female Nominated
Best Song Nominated

Dance With Me 1

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014 "Nora & Genti" Winner of the Week 3 Won
Winner of the Week 5 Won
Winner of the week 6 Won
Winner of the week 9 Won


  1. ^ "NORA-ISTREFI:-Jeta-intime-me-Robertin". Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Fejohet Nora Istrefi me Robertin - Lajme nga Ulqini". Lajme nga Ulqini. 7 November 2008. Retrieved 7 January 2017.