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Miriam Cani (born 30 May 1985) is an Albanian singer-songwriter and television host.[1] She was a member of the successful German pop girl group Preluders.[2]

Miriam Cani
Miriam Cani (cropped).jpg
Miriam Cani in 2003
Background information
Born (1985-05-30) 30 May 1985 (age 34)
Elbasan, Albania
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • television host
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
Years active2003–present
Associated acts

Cani was a judge on The Voice of Albania for the first two seasons (2011-2013). She was also a judge on the 4th season of X Factor Albania, in 2015. From 2018, she is a judge on The Voice Kids Albania.

PopstarsEdit

In 2003, Miriam Cani along with 13 other participants auditioned for a spot in the German version of the talent show Popstars and in the end she was voted as one of the winners and became a member of the girl group Preluders.[3] Cani made her first TV appearance in Germany in 1993 in the show "Interaktiv".[4] She participated in the musical "Hair" in Germany and also in the musical ''Ludwig 2" in 2013 in Germany ,and in the musical "Chicago" in Albania, where she played the main role, Roxie Hart. As a television host she hosted Jamba TV Clip Clash and Eclips in Germany, and Festivali i Këngës in Albania. She sang in the FilmHarmonic Night in Germany, and also performed her single Bring the Rain in Fernsehgarten.

EurovisionEdit

She presented the Albanian national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010.[5] Cani herself participated in the Albanian national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Germany with the entry "Ende ka shpresë" in a duet with singer Alban Skënderaj, now her husband.[6]

DiscographyEdit

  • 2005: Shko
  • 2005: Belong
  • 2006: One Goal
  • 2006: Don't Surrender (feat. Alketa Vejsiu)
  • 2007: When a Devil Loves an Angel
  • 2009: Let Me Die With You (feat. Alban Skënderaj)
  • 2010: Mos më ndal
  • 2010: Ende ka shpresë (feat. Alban Skënderaj)
  • 2011: Somebody Hurts (feat. Alban Skënderaj)
  • 2012: Përgjithmonë
  • 2013: Ti s'e di përse
  • 2013: I paprekshëm
  • 2013: Labirint
  • 2014: Shiu im
  • 2014: Bring the Rain
  • 2017: Meteor
  • 2017: Dhurata (feat. Alban Skënderaj)
  • 2017: More Than a Song (feat. Alban Skënderaj)
  • 2018: Radio Silence
  • 2018: ''Ne Parajse''
  • 2019 : Duame ft Alban Skenderaj

Preluders songsEdit

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-15. Retrieved 2010-12-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Miriam Cani Biography" (in Albanian). Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  3. ^ Preluders - Esctoday
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-15. Retrieved 2010-12-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Floras, Stella (2009-11-25). "Albania:Big names to participate in Festivali i Këngës 48". Esctoday. Archived from the original on November 28, 2009. Retrieved 25 December 2009. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ Esctoday Eurovision Ende ka shpresë