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Rita Ora

Rita Ora


Famous as :

Singer, actress

Birth Name :

Rita Sahatciu Ora

Birth Date :

November 26, 1990

Birth Place :

Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia

Claim to fame :

Single "How We Do (Party)" (2012)


Rita Ora is the latest born from Jay-Z's Roc Nation's scouting and she believed that she would be the next great star under their wings. Rita Sahatciu Ora was originally born in Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia (now Kosovo) in November 1990 and moved to London with her parents and sister in the same year. She grew up in West London and graduated from Sylvia Young Theatre School and then St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College.

Ora began singing at the age of 14 and kicked off her career by appearing in a British film called "Spivs". Later in 2007, the 16-year-old was featured Craig David's track "Awkward", a gig that she repeated the next year in David's "Where's Your Love". Despite the recordings, she had not had her big break yet.

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Rita Ora Having Therapy Session to Deal With Fear of Dying

August 23, 2015 13:25:50 GMT

Just like any other people in common, also has phobia. The actress-singer admitted to have been dealing with anxiety issues and additionally revealed death as her biggest phobia.

Video Premiere: Rita Ora's 'Body on Me' Ft. Chris Brown

August 18, 2015 19:34:03 GMT

debuts a music video in support of her new single "Body on Me" that features . It opens with her running into the bad boy next door in an elevator. They then make out on the coach and rooftop. She entices the camera with her sexy body. At one point, she is seen topless wrapping herself with a Union Jack as Breezy takes a peek from the window.

Report: Wiz Khalifa Dating Rita Ora

August 18, 2015 18:16:21 GMT

New couple alert! Rumor has it, hooks up with . According to a scoop from TMZ, the American rapper and the British songstress got "snuggly" backstage at Teen Choice Awards at the Galen Center in Los Angeles over the weekend.

Rita Ora Gets Steamy With Chris Brown on New Single 'Body on Me'

August 07, 2015 04:00:34 GMT

has dropped her anticipated collaboration with , "Body on Me". The sexy slow-tempo jam co-produced by The Monsters and the Strangerz was released online via the British singer's Vevo page on Thursday, August 6, one day before it's scheduled to hit iTunes.

Chris Brown Teases Collaboration With Rita Ora 'Body on Me'

July 27, 2015 04:51:33 GMT

and are working together on a new song. The R&B superstar took to Instagram over the weekend to announce the collaboration, which will be called "Body on Me", and tease it with a photo reportedly taken on the filming set of the accompanying music video.

Rita Ora Splits From Ricky Hil After 1 Year of Dating

July 20, 2015 04:00:07 GMT

and Ricky Hil have called it quits after 1 year of relationship. According to The Sun, the split was caused by their "on going work commitments." Rita has been in the U.K. for "" while Ricky is in Los Angeles working on his album and his fashion line.

Rita Ora Slams Reporter for 'The X Factor' Criticism

June 19, 2015 04:27:42 GMT

blasted Mirror reporter Polly Hudson for an op-ed criticizing the hiring of the "I Will Never Let You Down" songtress as a new judge on U.K. reality show "". The 24-year-old singer took to Twitter on Thursday, June 18, to slam the reporter.

Rita Ora on Break-Up With Calvin Harris: 'I Thought He Had My Back'

June 16, 2015 09:33:41 GMT

openly spoke about her break-up with her ex-beau in an interview with Marie Claire. Gracing the magazine's July cover, the songstress revealed that her romance with the DJ went downhill after she released her 2014 single "I Will Never Let You Down".

Rita Ora Premieres 'Poison' Music Video

June 03, 2015 09:52:21 GMT

has debuted the official music video for her newest single "Poison" for fans viewing pleasure. After being teased with several behind-the-scenes pictures the singer shared on Twitter, the visuals directed by Cameron Dutty hit Vevo on early Wednesday morning, June 3.

A$AP Rocky Denies Dissing Rita Ora on New Song 'Better Things'

May 28, 2015 03:49:33 GMT

Earlier this week, raised eyebrows with one of the songs from his newly-released album "". The rapper left numerous fans asking what had actually happened between him and after they listened to "Better Things" which included a few fiery bars about the British singer.

A$AP Rocky Releases 'A.L.L.A' Album Early, Disses Rita Ora on New Song 'Better Things'

May 26, 2015 08:27:16 GMT

was supposed to release his new album "" next week, but he changed his mind and decided to drop it on Monday night, May 25. The rapper announced the new date via Twitter just hours before the record hit iTunes.

Rita Ora on Taylor Swift: She's 'Incredible' Songwriter and I 'Adore' Her Music

May 19, 2015 08:14:43 GMT

is still a big fan despite the fact that the former country sweetheart is dating her ex-boyfriend . The British beauty has nothing but sweet words to say about the "Blank Space" hitmaker in a new interview with Noisey.

Rita Ora's New Single 'Poison' Surfaced Online

May 15, 2015 03:50:01 GMT

's brand new song is finally here. Ahead of its official premiere date on May 18, the track called "Poison" landed online on Thursday, May 14. This marks the British beauty's first single, excluding "Grateful" from "", since last year's "I Will Never Let You Down" that reached No. 1 on the U.K.'s singles chart.

Rita Ora Goes Fully Nude in New Instagram Photo

May 02, 2015 06:30:37 GMT

let her 4.6 million Instagram followers enjoy her naked body in a new photo. The "I Will Never Let You Down" singer took to Instagram on Friday, May 1 to share the racy photo. The British beauty simply wrote, "Meanwhile...," alongside the snap.

Rita Ora Bares Nipples in Sheer Top While Leaving Charli XCX's London Gig

March 26, 2015 07:41:43 GMT

certainly turned heads when leaving O2 Shepherd Bush's Empire following her surprise appearance at 's concert in London on Wednesday night, March 25. The 24-year-old British singer ditched her bra, baring her nipples under a sheer black turtleneck top.

John Legend, Rita Ora and More Team Up for 'Finding Neverland' Album

February 27, 2015 08:48:37 GMT

A number of musicians are joining forces for a compilation album to accompany the upcoming Broadway musical "Finding Neverland". Republic Record has announced that the set called "Finding Neverland (Songs From the Musical)" is set for release on April 21.

Taylor Swift, Rita Ora, Charli XCX Dazzle at BRIT Awards 2015

February 26, 2015 01:45:47 GMT

Music beauties flocked The O2 Arena in London, England on Wednesday, February 25 to attend the 2015 BRIT Awards. Among those who shone on the red carpet were , and .

Oscars 2015: Tim McGraw and Rita Ora Perform Best Original Song-Nominated Tracks

February 23, 2015 04:06:55 GMT

was among those who took the stage during the 87th annual Academy Awards on Sunday night, February 22. The country star paid musical tribute to by performing "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" from the legendary singer's documentary "".

Jennifer Hudson and Rita Ora Set to Guest Star on 'Empire'

February 04, 2015 07:27:28 GMT

and are coming to "". The two music stars are tapped as guest stars on the new hit drama series. Their roles have not been revealed yet, but E! News reports that the two will appear before the first season ends.

Charli XCX and Rita Ora Go Wild in 'Doing It' Music Video

January 21, 2015 04:00:28 GMT

After being previewed in some photos, the official music video for 's collaboration with "Doing It" is finally out for fans' viewing pleasure. Debuted on Tuesday, January 20, the clip opens with the British duo robbing a store and then driving their bright pink truck through the desert as they're chased by cops.

Charli XCX Teams Up With Rita Ora for New Version of 'Doing It'

January 09, 2015 01:48:14 GMT

Last year, and were both heavily linked to . The former joined the Australian raptress on "Fancy" that topped Billboard Hot 100 for multiple weeks while the latter appeared on "Black Widow" that peaked inside the top 10.

Rita Ora Recreates Beyonce's '7/11' Music Video on a Yacht

January 06, 2015 02:52:19 GMT

is clearly a huge fan of the music video of ' "7/11". The British beauty recently recreated the dance-filled video during her holiday vacation in St. Barts and later shared her version via YouTube on Monday, January 5.

Rita Ora Shares New Photo of Her 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Character

December 31, 2014 06:37:45 GMT

's character in "" apparently has got a makeover. The British singer took to Instagram on Monday, December 15 to share a new photo of her character. In the new black-and-white photo, Ora looks gorgeous with a longer bob hairdo. "I like this. I can't wait till next year! #2015 #bots!" she captioned the photo.

Rita Ora Calls Herself Mrs. Claus in Sexy Christmas Photo

December 26, 2014 08:42:00 GMT

turned into sexy Mrs. Claus for Christmas. The British singer took to Instagram on December 24 to share a sexy photo of her stripping down to her black bra and what appears to be a pair of white pants. Wearing a Santa hat and making seductive stare, Ora captioned the hot picture, "Mrs Claus.....!!!"

Rita Ora Debuts New Song 'Grateful' From 'Beyond the Lights' Soundtrack

October 23, 2014 06:37:31 GMT

returned on Wednesday, October 22 with a new song titled "Grateful". The empowering mid-tempo ballad was written by Diane Warren and was recorded by the British beauty for the upcoming romantic drama "".

Rita Ora Splits Her Tight Pants

September 06, 2014 06:27:15 GMT

suffered a wardrobe malfunction during the launch of her Rita Ora for Adidas Originals Collection. The British singer accidentally showed off her thong when her pants split as she bent down. She donned a printed skintight jumpsuit with bustier top complete with track jacket for the event.

Kim Kardashian, Cara Delevingne and Rita Ora Stun at 2014 GQ Men of the Year Awards

September 03, 2014 07:39:55 GMT

, and were among celebrities who showed off their fabulous figures at the red carpet of 2014 GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday night, September 2. Kim, who was accompanied by husband , took home Woman of the Year Award at the ceremony.

Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora Give Sexy Performance of 'Black Widow' at Made in America Fest

September 01, 2014 08:45:36 GMT

was among the headliners of Made in America festival that came to Los Angeles for the first time this year. Gracing the stage at Grand Park on Saturday, August 30, the raptress treated the crowd to the live renditions of her tracks including "Work", "Pu$$y" and of course "Fancy".

Iggy Azalea Turned Down Kiss From Rita Ora at MTV VMAs 2014

August 26, 2014 13:58:02 GMT

and rocked the crowd with their sexy performance at the MTV Video Music Awards over the weekend, but it could have been steamier. The Aussie rapper rejected the British singer's proposal to recreate and 's infamous kiss on stage.

Calvin Harris Has 'a Damn Good Reason' to Block Rita Ora's TCA Performance

August 14, 2014 08:02:38 GMT

was originally scheduled to perform her single "I Will Never Let You Down" at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards but she decided to cancel it. In a new interview on "On Air With ", the British beauty said her ex-boyfriend didn't let her sing the track which he helped produce.

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