Sıla (singer)

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Sıla
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Sıla in Bahçeşehir University Spring Fest in Istanbul, 2011
Background information
Birth name Sıla Gençoğlu
Also known as Sıla
Born (1980-06-17) June 17, 1980 (age 36)
Origin Denizli, Turkey
Genres Pop , Electronic
Occupation(s) Singer, Songwriter
Years active 2007–present
Labels Sony BMG

Sıla Gençoğlu is a Turkish musician. She usually goes by her first name, 'Sıla'.

Sıla was born in Denizli. She worked before as a producer, lyricist and background singer for many Turkish artists, such as Kenan Doğulu and Emel Müftüoğlu. In 2007, she released her debut album Sıla. The first single, "...Dan Sonra", was the biggest hit song of the year in Turkey, spending 3 months at number one on the music charts, and reaching 79 in the European charts. The song's video was the 12th most watched video from 2007 to 2008 worldwide. The second single from the album, "Kenar Süsü", reached second place in the Turkish charts.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Name Info
2007 Sıla Sıla's first national studio album. It achieved great success and helped her to win national awards with the title of "Best New Artist" and "Best New Album"
2008 Shaker Sıla's first international studio album, a corporation with the Colombian group Ciclon as the 2nd studio album of Drum Project. The producer of the album was Ozan Doğulu. The album was released in May 2008.[1]
2009 İmza Sıla's second national studio album. The leading song "Sevismeden Uyumayalim" started to be played on the radios on the 10th of March.
2010 Konuşmadığımız Şeyler Var
2012 Joker Sıla Gençoğlu's first live album.
2012 Vaveyla
2014 Yeni Ay
2016 Mürekkep

Videos[edit]

Year Song Album Director
2007 "...Dan Sonra" Sıla Murad Küçük
2008 "Kenar Süsü" Murad Küçük
"Yaz Geliyor Heyoo" Shaker
2009 "Sevismeden Uyumayalım" İmza
"İnşallah"
"Yara Bende"
2010 "Bana Biraz Renk Ver"
"Alain Delon" feat. Ozan Doğulu 130 bpm
"Acısa da Öldürmez" Konuşmadığımız Şeyler Var Murat Onbul[2]
2011 "Oluruna Bırak" Kemal Doğulu[3]
"Kafa"
"Boş Yere" Sıla Gençoğlu[4][5]
2012 "Tam da Bugün"
"Yoruldum" Joker Tamer Başaran[6]
"İmkânsız" Vaveyla Efe Bahadır & Gözde Mutluer[7]
"Zor Sevdiğimden" Gülşen Aybaba[8][9]
2013 "Aslan Gibi"
2014 "Vaziyetler" Yeni Ay Emre Akay
"Yabancı" Ergin Turunç[10] [11] [12]
"Reverans"
2015 "Hediye"
2016 "Afitap" Mürekkep Bedran Güzel
"Engerek"

Awards[edit]

Year Organization Category
2008 Powertürk Müzik Ödülleri Best New Artist
2008 Kral TV Video Müzik Ödülleri Best New Female Artist
2008 Altın Kelebek Best New Artist
2008 Radyo Boğaziçi Müzik Ödülleri Best New Artist

Soundtracks[edit]

Year Song Info
2006 Sıla (Töre) Before her studio album, Sıla wrote a song with the popular Turkish female artist Sezen Aksu. The song was the soundtrack of the television series Sıla, which is about the difficulties of an eastern Turkish woman named "Sıla".
2008 Yaban Gülü After her album's success, a new television series which is airing on ATV, offered her a generic song just like "Sıla", and before airing on TV, she wrote the song with Efe Bahadır.

Music & Lyrics[edit]

Year Song Info
2003 Demedi Deme Artist: Kenan Doğulu
Album: Demedi Deme
2003 Boğaziçi Artist: Kenan Doğulu
Album: Demedi Deme
2007 Vur Kadehi Ustam Artist: Ferhat Göçer
Album: Yolun Açık Olsun
2007 Ağla Ağla Artist: Emel Müftüoğlu
Album: Eğlenilecek Kızlar Evlenilecek Kızlar
2008 Aslan Gibi Artist: Linet
Album: Pop 2008

Chart positions[edit]

Album Single Peak
Turkey
Sıla ...Dan Sonra 1
Kenar Süsü 2
Shaker Yaz Geliyor Heyoo 34
İmza Sevismeden Uyumayalım 1
İmza İnşallah 2
İmza Yara Bende 4
İmza Bana Biraz Renk Ver 3
130 bpm Alain Delon feat. Ozan Doğulu 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kolombiyalı Grupla Sürpriz Düet, Hürriyet (16 April 2008)
  2. ^ "Konuşmadığımız Şeyler Var". Hürriyet. 25 November 2010. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sıla 'oluruna bırak'tı". Sabah. 31 January 2011. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sıla yeni klibi "Boş Yere" için karşı kıyıya geçti!". sozmuzik.com. 7 October 2011. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Sıla'dan Yepyeni Klip: "Tam Da Bugün"". Gerçek Pop. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  6. ^ Tok, Yavuz Hakan (9 August 2012). "Sıla - "Joker"". albumyazi.blogspot.com. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Öyle Bir Rol Yaptı ki...". acunn.com. 16 October 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Sıla'dan yeni klip: "Zor Sevdiğimden"". sozmuzik.com. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "Sıla'dan 'Aslan Gibi' Klip". acunn.com. 4 April 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  10. ^ Koçan, Sebla (6 June 2014). "10 maddede müzik haberleri". Hürriyet. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  11. ^ "Dans etmeye hazır olun!". Milliyet. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Sıla'ya yönetmen sevgili". Habertürk. 19 March 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 

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