Rita Ora - talented and successful British singer, music is not just topped the charts of the United Kingdom, the actress who played the sister of the protagonist in the film adaptation of Grey Miu acclaimed bestselling British author EL James "Fifty shades of gray" model representing such famous brands as adidas, Rimmel, DKNY and Karl Lagerfeld's favorite.
CHILDHOOD AND FAMILY
Rita was born on November 26, 1990 in the Yugoslav city of Pristina in Kosovo Albanian family. It was named in honor of Rita Hayworth, favorite Hollywood movie star of his grandfather-director. At one year old, she was taken to Britain, where he moved for permanent residence parents, away from the Yugoslav wars. Mother Ora - psychiatrist father - the owner of the pub. In the family - three children. Older sister Rita name is Elena, the younger brother - Don.
The childhood of the singer took place in London, close to Europe's longest shopping street Portobello Road. She studied at the school "St. Matthias' in 'Earls Court', then a famous theater school founded by Sylvia Young, where she studied drama, vocals and choreography, and later - at the College St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College in Kensington and Chelsea.
Start of musical career as a singer
Rita was an artistic child, she loved to sing and act on available sites, in particular in the pub father. In 2007, she participated in the recording of Craig David singles entitled Awkward («Uncomfortable"), and then, in 2008, on the Where's Your Love («Where's Your Love"), created by Craig in collaboration with Tinchy Stryder. Rita Ora appeared in the music video filmed for the song. As a backing vocalist she has also participated in the release of the album of English musician James Morrison called Songs for You, Truths for Me («Songs for you, the truth for me"), which later appeared in the top five works at home guitarist and took the top of the hit -parada in Ireland. In 2009, the show channel BBC «Eurovision: You want my country", she participated in the audition for the contest "Eurovision", but after going through several stages of selection, to abandon his intention. However, this sample showed the presence of Rita true potential solo artist. Her manager Sarah Stennett previously worked well with Jessie J, Ellie Goulding, Conor Maynard, he got in touch with Jay Brown, A & R-manager of record label Roc Nation and advised him to Rita. Ora Brown invited to come to New York, where she met with the famous rapper Jay-Z, the founder of the label. In December 2009, within 48 hours of arrival in the US, she signed the proposed contract with Roc Nation. At this time, Jay-Z was busy with promotion of Rihanna and his wife Beyonce, so Rita does not rise too fast. In the same year she took part in the work on Jay-Z Young Forever single and Canadian rapper Drake on the song Over.
BEST SONG, discography
The first hit a rising star Hot Right Now, recorded together with the British musician, DJ Fresh, released in December 2011. He had a great success, collecting more than 50 million views on YouTube. In February 2012, the single will be on sale, I took off for the first position in the UK charts. The debut solo single, How We Do (Party), created using a sample from the track Notorious BIG Party and Bullshit, Rita presented on radio Z100 in New York, who visited with Jay-Z. In her first studio album, on which she worked for two years, includes works from artists such as American musician will.i.am, the British duo Chase & Status, singer Ester Dean (USA), Drake (Canada), an American R & B and Soul singer-songwriter The-Dream, rapper Kanye West.
The first solo single from the singer's debut album, RIP, recorded together with the British hip-hop artist Tinie Tempah, became the leader of UK Singles Chart. The second solo single, How We Do (Party) in its first week of sales topped the charts Albion and Ireland. The composition is also included in the top ten songs in Japan, New Zealand and Australia. Debut album of the singer entitled ORA, was released on August 27, 2012, and also appeared triumphantly on top of the UK Albums Chart. As a result, in 2012, was nominated for Oru Music Awards MTV Europe Music Awards in the categories of "Best Artist of the UK and Ireland," "Best New Artist" and "Best Debut". It was announced that she will be performing as the opening act in concert Usher in the UK and during his European tour, scheduled for early 2013. However, the tour was postponed for personal reasons the singer. The release of the third single Shine Ya Light debut album ORA on 4 November 2012, and 28 of the same month he had already entered the Top 10 of the United Kingdom. In the same month, Rita, as a special guest, participated in the concert, held in the Albanian capital Tirana to the 100th anniversary of independence. The fourth and final single Radioactive first album ORA released February 11, 2013, in support of which from January 28 to February 13, she made a UK tour. In 2013, she was nominated in three categories of the annual music award BRIT Awards, including a nomination for "British Breakthrough of the Year." The second album as a singer told Digital Spy, it will show a new side, and will include a variety of music styles. With its creation, it collaborates with musicians such as Dev Hynes, Diplo, DJ Mustard and Prince. The first single from the album entitled I will never let you down. After the release of May 18, 2014 the song appeared on one site of the British hit parade.
Rita Ora in the movies, the fashion industry and business
In addition to musical creativity, the singer is engaged in the modeling business, in films and create their own fashion line. March 23, 2013, she performed as a special guest at the Le Bal de la Rose du Rocher - event in Monte Carlo, organized by Karl Lagerfeld to help the Princess Grace Foundation. In the summer of 2014 Ora began working with adidas Originals, which resulted in the limited collection of Adidas Originals by Rita Ora. She has also worked with such brands as DKNY and Rimmel. In May 2014 brilliant Hur became the "face" of the fashion house Roberto Cavalli in the autumn-winter campaign. In the pictures, she appeared in the image of Marilyn Monroe.
As an actress, in addition to shooting 14-year-old in the movie "Spivs" in 2013. Rita participated in the movie "Fast and Furious 6", then she played herself in the youth series "Beverly Hills 90210: The New Generation." This year, the premiere of the movie "Fifty shades of gray", where Rita acted as a sister of the protagonist, a handsome billionaire Christian Grey BDSM fan. Rita Ora at the Oscars in 2015 performed the song Grateful from the movie "Behind the Scenes", which received an Academy Award in the category "Best Song".
PERSONAL LIFE OF RITA ORA
24-year-old star is not married. Earlier, she met with American singer Bruno Mars in May 2013 and began a relationship with the Scottish musician Calvin Harris, but in June 2014 they parted ways. That summer, the star started a new romance with rapper Ricky Hill, son of the famous American fashion designer and founder of the brand Tommy Hilfiger. A couple noticed the paparazzi at the airport Berlin-Tegel. She noted that, despite the departure from Kosovo at an early age, it is - a Muslim, does not forget his roots and a sense of belonging to the Albanian culture.