Emina Jahović

Serbian-Turkish singer-songwriter, actress and model
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Emina Jahović Sandal (born 15 January 1982) is a well-known Serbian-Turkish[6] singer-songwriter, model, and actress.

Emina Jahović
Емина Јаховић
Emina Jahović 2013 (2).jpg
Jahović in 2013
Born (1982-01-15) 15 January 1982 (age 38)[1]
Novi Pazar, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia[2]
Other names
  • Emina Türkcan[3]
Citizenship
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • model
  • actress
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[5]
Spouse(s)
Mustafa Sandal
(m. 2008; div. 2018)
Children2
RelativesMirsad Türkcan (brother)
Musical career
Genres
Years active2002–present
Labels
Websiteeminanetwork.com

She is of Bosniak origin and is married to Mustafa Sandal, the leading Turkish pop star.

BiographyEdit

Emina grew up in a Bosnian Muslim family in Novi Pazar, Serbia. Her brother is Mirsad Türkcan, the first Turkish basketball player to play in the NBA. She majored in Management at Braća Karić University in Belgrade.

She is 5'10" (178 cm) tall and is an official face of the Macedonian fashion label "Kara". She is quite popular across the entire area of former Yugoslavia and all around Eastern Europe. Emina is also known in Iran for her role in "Omre Gole Laleh" and is widely-recognized amongst the diaspora communities of the Former Yugoslavia in the United States.

Her sister-in-law is Dina Džanković, the last beauty queen to have the title of Miss Serbia and Montenegro.

She has two sons, Yaman (b. 2008) and Yavuz (2012).

CareerEdit

In 2000, she won the youth festival Zlatna staza with the song "Samo ti, moja muziko". Her debut album "Tačka" was released in 2001 by Dino Merlin, the world-wide known artist.

In 2002, she participated in BH Eurosong with the song "U, la-la" and received an award at the Radio Festival in Sarajevo.

In 2003, she participated in the Sunčane Skale festival and won the third place with her song "Uzalud se budim". That made her one of the most popular artists in the former Yugoslav republics.

In 2005, she released her second album called "Radije ranije" through "City Records". In the 2005 Budvanski Festival she won the award for the best songwriter.

In 2008, Emina released her maxi single in English called "Exhale" in NYC. This album is produced by Bojan Dugić, the GRAMMY Awards voting member. Emina's 2008 video clip of "Još ti se nadam" is one of the most expensive music videos in Serbian music history.

In 2009, Emina Jahović's third studio album entitled "Vila" was released through PGP RTS.[7]

In 2010, she was nominated to represent Serbia at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Ti kvariigro" that is composed by Goran Bregović for her.

She also performed in the 2013 Dosso Dossi Fashion Show on January 9, 2013 while Adriana Lima was on the runway.[8][9][10]

Emina Jahović Sandal is known for resemblance to the Spanish actress Penélope Cruz.[11][12][13][14]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • Tačka (2002)
  • Radije ranije (2005)
  • Exhale (2008)
  • Vila (2009)

SinglesEdit

  • Tačka (2002)
  • Osmi dan (2002)
  • Uzalud se budim (2003)
  • Tvoja greška (2005)
  • Dal' ona zna (2006)
  • Nije vise tvoja stvar (2006)
  • Pola ostrog noza (2006)
  • Cool žena (2007)
  • Exhale (2008)
  • Još ti se nadam ft. Saša Kovačević(2009)
  • Pile moje (2009)
  • Med ft. Dino Merlin (2009)
  • Ti kvariigro (2010)
  • Gospodine ft. Nataša Bekvalac (2011)
  • Posle mene (2011)
  • Beograd priča feat. Dženan Lončarević (2012)
  • Da mogu (2012)
  • Kimse Yok Mu? (2012)

International music chartsEdit

Year Song Ranking Album
  Serbia   Bosnia and Herzegovina   Turkey   Greece   Bulgaria   United States   Georgia   Slovenia   Slovenia   Croatia   Albania   Macedonia   Kosovo   Montenegro   Europe
2002 "Tačka" 5 4 5 Tačka
"U, la-la" 7 3 7 BH Eurosong
2005 "Dal' ona zna" 1 1 5 3 4 3 2 2 1 1 56 Radije ranije
2009 "Med" 2 1 3 5 7 4 5 2 1 71 Vila
"Još ti se nadam" 1 1 5 13 9 11 1 1 43
"Vila" 7 10 7 6
"Pile moje" 1 1 3 2 5 5 4 2 1 1 84
2010 "Ti kvariigro" 2 1 3 3 Eurosong
2011 "Gospodine" 1 1 2 2 1 1 Gospodine
2012 "Kimse Yok Mu?" 1 1 Kimse Yok Mu?

FilmographyEdit

Country Year Title Role Notes
Television
  Turkey 2010-2011 Lale Devri Lale Taşkıran Ilgaz Leading role (Show TV, FOX)
  Georgia 2013-2014 ტიტების დრო ლალე ტაშკირან ილგაზი წამყვანი როლი (რუსთავი 2)
  Serbia 2011-2012 Polje lala Lala Taškran Ilgaž † Leading role (RTV Pink)
  Iran 2012 Omre Gole Laleh Laleh Tashkyran Aylgas Leading role

ReferencesEdit

  1. "AKTÜEL - Herhafta". Yeniaktuel.com.tr. Retrieved 2014-08-08.
  2. "Hürriyet Arama Mobil". Arama.hurriyet.com.tr. Retrieved 2014-08-08.
  3. "Women's Health Türkiye | WOMEN'S HEALTH KADINI". Womenshealth.com.tr. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2014-08-08.
  4. "Emina 'Türk' oluyor!". Posta. Retrieved 2014-08-08.
  5. [1]
  6. [2] Milliyet (November 2012)
  7. http://www.blic.rs/zabava.php?id=93684
  8. http://magazin.haberturk.com/herkes-bunu-konusuyor/haber/810921-kulis-hatirasi
  9. http://www.scandal.rs/150983/
  10. http://www.scandal.rs/emina-jahovic-i-adriana-lima-na-modnoj-reviji-u-turskoj/
  11. "Penelope Cruz'a benzetilmekten bıkmış". Ensonhaber. 15 August 2009.
  12. http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/2795/99809888.jpg
  13. "Şaşırtan benzerlik! - Son Dakika Haberleri". www.milliyet.com.tr.
  14. http://www.haber365.com/Haber/Penelope_Cruzu_Hic_Begenmedi/

Other websitesEdit